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Weekday of Thursday 3 December

Posted by Hazel Baker on Wednesday, December 2, 2020, In : December 


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What: Jennifer Packer: The Eye Is Not Satisfied With Seeing
When: 5-23 December 2020, 10am-3pm Where: Serpentine Gallery, Kensington Gardens London W2 3XA United Kingdom Tickets: Free For more info: https://www.serpentinegalleries.org/whats-on/jennifer-packer/ Book here: https://www.serpentinegalleries.org/tickets-jennifer-packer/ The exhibition draws out timely and necessary discussions on care, racial politics, representation, and art history, revealing Packer as one of th...


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Weekday of Monday 30 November

Posted by Hazel Baker on Monday, November 30, 2020, In : November 


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What: Artemisia at The National Gallery When: Reopening from 2 December to 24 January 2021 Where: The National Gallery Sainsbury Wing, Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 5DN Tickets: Members see all exhibitions for free.  Standard admission £20 (Artemisia tickets include Gallery entry) Book here: https://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/exhibitions/artemisia "I will show Your Illustrious Lordship what a woman can do" In 17th-century Europe, at a time when women artists were not easil...


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Weekday of Wednesday 28 October

Posted by Hazel Baker on Wednesday, October 28, 2020, In : October 


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What: Severndroog Castle’s Outdoor Escape Trail
An outdoor mission for all the family Humans of Earth! Half term is here and we have a message from Count Silvester of Severndroog from his Time Travelling Vessel, Severndroog Castle. Are you up for a family mission? Get your Family Mission Pack from the Tearoom this Thursday-Sunday, or download a digital version for just £2.50 from Tea Dance for Little People online shop https://www.tdlp.co.uk/shop/ Guidance Age 5+ Mor...


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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 Thursday 1 October

Posted by Hazel Baker on Thursday, October 1, 2020, In : October 


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What: Leighton House Museum

Leighton House Museum is the former home of the Victorian artist Frederic, Lord Leighton (1830-1896). The only purpose-built studio-house open to the public in the United Kingdom, it is one of the most remarkable buildings of the nineteenth century, containing a fascinating collection of paintings and sculpture by Leighton and his contemporaries.

Built to Leighton’s precise requirements, the house was extended and embellished over the 30 years that...


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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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Weekday of Wednesday 23 September

Posted by Hazel Baker on Wednesday, September 23, 2020, In : September 


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What: Members Online talk and Q&A: Happy families - The National Gallery Caroline Smith discusses the portrayal of families in some of our paintings Join Caroline Smith from the National Gallery's Learning department to explore the ways artists have shown family groups both conventional and dysfunctional. Caroline Smith is our Programmer for Schools and Teachers and has lectured at the Gallery since 2003. She studied at the University of London, specialising in Early Italia...


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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 29 July

Posted by Hazel Baker on Wednesday, July 29, 2020, In : July 


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ROYAL AIRFORCE MUSEUM LONDON What & when: Reopened on July 6.The Royal Air Force Museum London (Colindale) celebrates and commemorates the Royal Air Force. Three new innovative galleries explore the first 100 years of the RAF, its role today. Visitors are invited to imagine its future contribution and technology. Multi award-winning First World War in the Air Galleries, Historic Hangars and Bomber Command Hall are also open. What’s new: Please refer to our London homepa...


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Weekday of Monday 27 July

Posted by Hazel Baker on Monday, July 27, 2020, In : July 


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TATE GALLERIES
What & when: All four of our galleries are reopening today 27 July and you can now book a ticket to visit!

What’s new: To make sure we can open safely, all visitors will need to book a timed ticket online for both the free collections and the paid exhibitions.

Price: Free entry in galleries. Check their website for exhibits’ rates.

Become a member: Join as a Tate Member for a year of free entry to our shows.
Reopening FAQs: https://www.tate.org.uk/about-us/freque...


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Weekend of Friday 24 July

Posted by Hazel Baker on Friday, July 24, 2020, In : July 


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Dickens Museum When: Excited to be reopening our doors tomorrow, Saturday 25th July! Price: Adult: £9.50 Concessions (Students and Seniors): £7.50 Child 6-16 years: £4.50 Children under 6 years: Free


Opening hours: We are opening Friday to Sunday from 10am until 5pm with staggered entry at 15 minute intervals. Please note, it is essential to book tickets online in advance. Last admission into the historic house is at 4pm. Please note, the shop closes at 5pm. Link: https:/...


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Weekday of Thursday 23 July

Posted by Hazel Baker on Thursday, July 23, 2020, In : July 


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ROYAL COLLECTION TRUST THE ROYAL MEWS, BUCKINGHAM PALACE What: Home to historic royal carriages and one of the finest working stables in existence. The Royal Mews at Buckingham Palace is responsible for all the road travel arrangements for The Queen and members of the Royal Family. When: Discover this living part of Britain's heritage, open from February to November each year. We will be welcoming visitors again from 23 July. Price: Adult - £13.00 / Combined visit to The Q...


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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 Tuesday 21 July

Posted by Hazel Baker on Tuesday, July 21, 2020, In : July 


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The Barbican Centre Art Gallery and Conservatory are now open.
The Art Gallery will welcome visitors back with Masculinities: Liberation through Photography, a photography and film exhibit that explores the ways in which masculinity is experienced, performed, coded and socially constructed.

In line with government guidelines, new safety measures will be in place and tickets will need to be booked online.
Who: Nick Adams, nick.adams@barbican.org.uk
Link: https://www.barbican.org.u...


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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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