Taking up the spirit of the 1851 Great Exhibition, the Great Exhibitionists series is curated entirely by students. Expect a variety of innovative performances, including collaborations with visual artists, dancers and actors, a multimedia composition and much more.
The V&A in collaboration with the Ramadan Tent Project presents The Ramadan Pavilion 2023, a purpose-built architectural installation inspired by the holy month of Ramadan.
Young V&A will showcase the transformative power of creativity, displaying remarkable and optimistic stories of children’s ingenuity alongside 2,000 works from the V&A’s collection of art, design, and performance.
Every second Saturday of the month, the library staff at the Goethe-Institut London offer an introduction to the collection and use of the library.
Ozu Yasujirō is one of the most prominent figures in Japanese cinema, with his works displaying Japan’s rapidly changing society in the post-war era. The screenings of his films at Japan House are in Japanese with English subtitles.
Polly Morgan’s new work explores appropriation in the animal world; how colour, pattern and iridescence are used to dazzle and misdirect. In the newly reopened Dora House.
Follow this self-led trail to discover some of the objects on display at the Science Museum that tell stories of queer communities, experiences, and identities.
Introducing Pride at the Royal Albert Hall, a pop-up exhibition celebrating the rich history of LGBTQ+ trailblazers, icons and events at the Hall.
Through over 30 objects, ranging from costumes to scripts, from puppets to music, this display unpicks the punchlines to discover what humour since the Victorian era – whether subversive, surreal, mocking or celebratory – can tell us about what it means to be British today.
Join the Museum's leading scientists and curators as they discuss contemporary research themes through up-to-the-minute scientific discoveries, current research and the enormous natural history collections housed within the Museum.
Contemporary metalworking is a dynamic field and today’s metalsmiths continue a long tradition of experimentation in a range of metals to create exciting and innovative work. This display highlights work by metalsmiths from across the world that have been collected by the museum since 2010.
This free display of engravings from John James Audubon's The Birds of America reaffirms why it continues to inspire artists, bird experts and conservationists alike.
This series of films aims to provide a broader cinematic context to the situation in Ukraine. It also pays tribute to Lithuanian director and academic Mantas Kvedaravicius, who believed in the act of resistance through images, and was killed while filming in Ukraine in March 2022.
If you’re planning your trip to South Ken, take a look at our new walking map, created with Footways, where you can discover a range of wonderful routes to take a quiet stroll & discover our extraordinary history. Get off the tube a stop early and explore London’s home of arts, science and inspiration by foot.
Polly Morgan's new work explores appropriation in the animal world; how colour, pattern and iridescence are used to dazzle and misdirect. New painted snakeskin-textured sculptures explore the politicisation of bodily adornments by drawing parallels between military and cultural warfare.
Set your diaries for Monday 6 February for the start of a new Pay What You Want scheme at Leighton House. Visit the museum on the first Monday of each month (from 10am to 1pm) and take the chance to only pay what you want to see inside the iconic historic house interiors.
Throughout 2023 Leighton House will feature 3 exhibitions celebrating female artists working across paper, canvas and textiles. Shahrzad Ghaffari, Nour Hage and Evelyn De Morgan,will be exhibiting new work and rarely seen pieces whilst exploring themes of spirituality, symbolism & feminism.
Combine deep breathing and relaxation with slow and graceful movements with a unique Tai Chi class hosted in collaboration with Dao Lu C.I.C. Join the Museum bright and early for a Tai Chi class underneath Hope the blue whale followed by exclusive access to the galleries before it opens.
Guided by the voice of host Gaylene Gould, the podcast discusses art and ideas for a changing world. Sharing pressing and timely questions, Gould invites listeners to consider the tools we need today, as well as how artists and practitioners can help reimagine existing worlds and create new ones.
Serpentine have announced that Lebanese-born, Paris-based architect Lina Ghotmeh, has been selected to conceive the 22nd Pavilion. Ghotmeh’s Pavilion will be unveiled at Serpentine South in June 2023 with Goldman Sachs supporting the annual project for the 9th consecutive year.
The Royal Albert Hall have a wide range of shows and events for children and families to get involved in, which all promise an unforgettable day out. From storytelling for babies and toddlers to interactive concerts featuring Albert’s Band, there is something to fascinate and inspire children of every age.
The Royal College of Music Museum’s latest exhibition explores the lives and legacies of musicians who fled the Nazi regime and the ravages of war.
The Carpenters’ Line: Woodworking Heritage in Hida Takayama explores Hida’s legacy of skill and innovation through a series of installations focusing on woodworking techniques and materials. If you were not able to visit in person, you can now view it from the comfort of your home.
What can the forest teach us? That is a key questions that runs through this display of contemporary design projects. This display is part of Make Good: Rethinking Material Futures, a ten-year project supported by John Makepeace OBE.