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Weekday of Tuesday 20 October

Posted by Hazel Baker on Tuesday, October 20, 2020, In : October 


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2 EXHIBITS IN THE FOUNDLING MUSEUM What: The Covid Letters When: 24 Oct 2020 — 17 Jan 2021 This autumn Jonny Banger, designer and owner of subversive fashion label Sports Banger, shows the work he gathered from the nation’s children during lockdown. As the country went into lockdown, Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, wrote a letter intended for every household in the UK, urging residents to stay at home, protect the NHS and save lives. In response, Banger invited young peo...


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Weekend of Friday 16 October

Posted by Hazel Baker on Friday, October 16, 2020, In : October 


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What: Summer Exhibition 2020 When: 6 October 2020 — 3 January 2021, Mon – Sun: 10am–6pm For the first time in history, the Summer Exhibition will fall in winter. But at the RA, summer is a state of mind, not a time of year. Discover a myriad of works by household names and emerging artists inside our joyous festival of art. 252 years ago, a group of artists made it their mission to form an annual exhibition to support artists and architects, by showcasing art of the mo...


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Weekday of Thursday 15 October

Posted by Hazel Baker on Thursday, October 15, 2020, In : October 


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What: Art is why I wake up in the morning
SKT Gallery is excited to collaborate with Paper Dress Vintage, a multi-functional venue that combines art gallery, boutique store and live music events. The exhibition offers contemporary artists the opportunity to celebrate their creative drive. It will focus on the necessity of art. For many people, art can be an indispensable lifeline that helps us make it through the day. Art can help us shape our lives and view the world in sig...


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Weekday of Wednesday 14 October

Posted by Hazel Baker on Wednesday, October 14, 2020, In : October 


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What: Parallax Art Fair October 2020
When: This weekend Sat-Sun, 17-18 October 2020 Where: Kensington Town Hall, London Embed video: Parallax Art Fair is Europe's largest entretive fair for creative entrepreneurs. Average 7000+ pieces of wholesale fine, decorative and applied art from around the world are there with 0% commission on EVERY piece No VAT tax on some UK/EU exhibitors and No entrance fee for visitors. Restaurant facilities for hot & cold foods and beverages ...


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Weekend of Friday 9 October

Posted by Hazel Baker on Friday, October 9, 2020, In : October 


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What: Kensington and Chelsea Art Week
Kensington and Chelsea Art Week is now on. There’s a temporary Public Art Trail at landmarks across eight zones of the borough, creating an evolving discovery trail, explored on foot and through digital experiences. Each year, KCAW presents thought-provoking installations and murals, which in the past have included work by Terry O'Neill, Laura Ford, Amanda Parer, James Capper and Richard Woods. This year the trail will include artists:...


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Weekday of Wednesday 30 September

Posted by Hazel Baker on Wednesday, September 30, 2020, In : September 


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What: Architecture for Dogs
Bringing dogs to the exhibition It is quite unusual for dogs to be allowed into a gallery, so we have put in place the following rules to ensure everyone’s enjoyment of the exhibition.

Featuring a collection of architectural designs for dogs by world-class architects and designers, the internationally acclaimed Architecture for Dogs makes its European debut at Japan House London from 19 September with the addition of a brand new piece by eminent UK...


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Weekday of Tuesday 29 September

Posted by Hazel Baker on Tuesday, September 29, 2020, In : September 


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The King & Queen’s State Apartments Website: https://www.hrp.org.uk/kensington-palace/#gs.gtu7mi Twitter: @HRP_palaces Instagram: @historicroyalpalaces


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What: The King’s State Apartments
Explore these sumptuous rooms, each grander than the last The first thing you will notice about these opulent rooms is that they are surprisingly sparse. This is because, unlike domestic rooms, the State Apartments were u...


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Weekday of Monday 28 September

Posted by Hazel Baker on Monday, September 28, 2020, In : September 


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Online photography exhibitions from The Royal Geographical Society (with IBG, located in London)
We are the UK's learned society and professional body for geography, supporting geography and geographers across the world. Website: https://www.rgs.org/ Twitter: @RGS_IBG Instagram: @rgs_ibg


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What: What the traveller saw: The photographs of Eric Newby An online exhibition displaying a selection of stunning photogra...


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Weekend of Friday 25 September

Posted by Hazel Baker on Friday, September 25, 2020, In : September 


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What: HYUNDAI COMMISSION KARA WALKER at Tate Modern
Acclaimed artist Kara Walker presents one of the most ambitious Hyundai Commissions to date. Fons Americanus is a 13-metre tall working fountain inspired by the Victoria Memorial in front of Buckingham Palace, London. Rather than a celebration of the British Empire, Walker’s fountain explores the interconnected histories of Africa, America and Europe. She uses water as a key theme, referring to the transatlantic slave ...


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Weekday of Thursday 24 September

Posted by Hazel Baker on Thursday, September 24, 2020, In : September 


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What: Titian: Love, Desire, Death at The National Gallery
In 1551, Prince Philip of Spain, the future King Philip II, commissioned Titian, the most famous painter in Europe, to produce a group of paintings showing Classical myths primarily taken from the Roman poet Ovid’s ‘Metamorphoses’. In this exhibition you can explore Titian’s sensuous interpretation of Classical myths of love, temptation, and punishment. It reunites all six paintings in the series, from Boston...


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Weekend of Friday 18 September

Posted by Hazel Baker on Friday, September 18, 2020, In : September 


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What: Thames Festival Trust: Totally Thames 2020
Celebrating the River Thames with arts events, active adventures, environmental initiatives, heritage and education programmes. Live streamed shows and performances from the Thames Festival Trust Fri 18th - Wed 30th Sep 2020 9am - 8pm Tune into talks, see an online photo exhibition and join a tour of the River Lea as part of the Lighting up the Lea virtual activities. Cody Dock will host the following virtual events in Septe...


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Weekend of Friday 4 September

Posted by Hazel Baker on Friday, September 4, 2020, In : September 


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What: Join the Docks 2020
The Royal Dock's annual celebration of culture and creativity - Join the Docks - is open for submissions. Taking place across the 4km stretch of London’s historic Royal Docks last year we worked with local partners and individuals to host over 150 creative and cultural events. Now for autumn 2020 and spring 2021, we need your help! Building on last years’ event, we’re looking to collaborate with artists, organisations, and local collectives to...


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Weekday of Tuesday 1 September

Posted by Hazel Baker on Tuesday, September 1, 2020, In : September 


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What: Thames Festival Trust: Totally Thames 2020
Celebrating the River Thames with arts events, active adventures, environmental initiatives, heritage and education programmes. Live streamed shows and performances from the Thames Festival Trust 1st event: A River Runs Through It When: Wed 2nd - Sun 6th Sep 2020, 11am - 8pm This year A River Runs Through It is proud to present an exciting online blend of art in a unique virtual exhibition, intriguing podcasts and films abou...


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Weekday of Monday 31 August

Posted by Hazel Baker on Monday, August 31, 2020, In : August 


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What: Selfie Factory - The UK's First Instagram™ Inspired Funhouse
The quirky interactive pop-up experience for selfie-taking where you can fill up your camera roll with incredible photos of you and your friends at the O2. The exhibit features unique photo-friendly environments to up your Instagram™ game, including a new PINK TUBE TRAIN, a pink safe and a bath full of balls you can get into! Come along and spend 60 minutes in our funhouse, you’re free to float around an...


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Weekday of Monday 17 August

Posted by Hazel Baker on Monday, August 17, 2020, In : August 


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What: The Design Museum The museum is partially reopening from 31 July 2020 with a major new exhibition, Electronic: From Kraftwerk to The Chemical Brothers and temporary installation, Fountain of Hygiene. Permanent display, Designer Maker User, and other areas of the museum will reopen at a later stage. What to expect from Electronic: From Kraftwerk to The Chemical Brothers? Evoking the experience of being in a club, the exhibition will transport you through the people, ar...


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Weekend of Friday 14 August

Posted by Hazel Baker on Friday, August 14, 2020, In : August 


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What: Visit the Painted Hall in Greenwich The iconic Old Royal Naval College, part of the Maritime Greenwich UNESCO World Heritage Site, reopened on 13 July, once again offering public access to its buildings and expansive grounds. The magnificent Painted Hall, King William Undercroft and interpretation gallery are now open with limited tickets each day, so advanced booking is recommended. Cost: £11 Opening times: The grounds will be open daily from 7am-7pm, while The Paint...


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Weekday of Wednesday 12 August

Posted by Hazel Baker on Wednesday, August 12, 2020, In : August 


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What: Visit Guildhall Art Gallery When: Guildhall Art Gallery will reopen on Saturday 1 August, for weekends only. The Gallery shows a changing display of about 250 artworks from its collection of paintings, drawings and sculpture, in addition to a programme of temporary exhibitions. The Gallery is also responsible for significant works of art held elsewhere including the monuments in the Guildhall, statues in the Old Bailey and further sculptures and the Harold Samuel Collec...


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Weekday of Monday 3 August

Posted by Hazel Baker on Monday, August 3, 2020, In : August 


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What: Cao Fei: Blueprints Exhibition opens tomorrow (4 August)  Where: Serpentine Galleries This project at the Serpentine Galleries is Cao Fei’s first large-scale institutional solo exhibition in the UK. She has several pieces in New York’s Guggenheim.  Cao Fei‘s is a multimedia artist, predominantly using video. Her work is underpinned by an ongoing exploration of virtuality, how it has radically altered our perception of self and changed the way we understand realit...


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Weekday of Thursday 30 July

Posted by Hazel Baker on Thursday, July 30, 2020, In : July 


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THE ROYAL ACADEMY The Royal Academy of Arts, or as it is often abbreviated, the RA, was founded in 1768 by a group of artists headed by portrait painter Joshua Reynolds. Under Reynolds, the academy functioned as a school aimed at teaching drawing, painting, and sculpture to young artists. It was in 1868 where the RA made its final move to permanent quarters at Burlington House where it remains today. The largest work in the Collection is a series of three murals by Sir James T...


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Weekday of Wednesday 22 July

Posted by Hazel Baker on Wednesday, July 22, 2020, In : July 


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Somerset House reopening
What: Somerset House has re-opened to visitors. This includes the critically acclaimed free exhibition Mushrooms: The Art, Design and Future of Fungi extended through the summer, the magnificent courtyard, and the on-site café Hej (takeaway only). Re-opening plans meet all current government guidelines, which will be reviewed and updated regularly. It’s a beautiful building and is a popular film location. You may recognise it as the London home of t...


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Weekday of Thursday 16 July

Posted by Hazel Baker on Thursday, July 16, 2020, In : July 

Flash Briefings The Garden Museum The Garden Museum has now reopened. It explores and celebrates British gardens and gardening through its collection, temporary exhibitions, events and garden.


The museum was founded in order to rescue from demolition the abandoned ancient church of St Mary's, the burial place of John Tradescant (c1570-1638), the first great gardener and plant-hunter in British history.


There is a permanent display of paintings, tools, ephemera and historic artefacts which give...


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Weekday of Monday 13 July

Posted by Hazel Baker on Monday, July 13, 2020, In : July 

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The National Gallery has now reopened.
'Titian: Love, Desire, Death' Exhibition which reunites his Classical painting series for the first time in over 400 years.
See masterpieces by Caravaggio, Artemisia Gentileschi and more in the newly-opened Julia and Hans Rausing room, one of the largest rooms in the Gallery, room 32.
All visits, including to see the collection, now need to be booked online, in advance here: https://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/visiting/plan-your-visit  ...


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