Current Museum Exhibitions in London

David Hockney

Tate Britain
Until March 29
A comprehensive retrospective of David Hockney’s remarkable career will take place at Tate Britain in February 2017. This extensive overview will celebrate six decades of Hockney’s cross-media achievements from his popular works of the 1960s to his more recent “Portraits”... Read More!

Robert Rauschenberg: Tate Modern

Tate Modern
Until April 02
The Tate Modern is uncovering every aspect of Robert Rauschenberg’s six-decade career in the most comprehensive survey of the artist’s work for twenty years. This posthumous retrospective, organised in collaboration with New York’s Museum of Modern Art, includes a significant... Read More!

The Ladybird Life of Charles Dickens: an Illustrated Adventure

Charles Dickens Museum
Until April 16
The Charles Dickens Museum is celebrating the classic 1965 Ladybird publication “An Adventure from History: Charles Dickens” with exhibition “The Ladybird Life of Charles Dickens: an Illustrated Adventure”. The exhibition will be held in Dickens’s former residence in London’s Bloomsbury,... Read More!

Fire! Fire!

Museum of London
Until April 17
To mark the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London, the Museum of London is currently holding a major exhibition which focuses on events the day before the great fire of 1666. A recreation of Pudding Lane and a... Read More!

Revolution: Russian Art 1917 – 1932

Royal Academy of Arts
Until April 17
This year, to commemorate the centenary of the Russian Revolution, the Royal Academy of Art will present its landmark exhibition, “Revolution: Russian Art 1917 – 1932”. This unique period in history effected an artist freedom, marking a turning point for... Read More!

Designology: London Transport Museum

London Transport Museum
Until April 23
Advances in technology and design methods have greatly changed the travel experiences of Londoners over the last few decades. Exhibition 'Designology' at The London Transport Museum takes a detailed look at the fascinating industrial and creative processes behind improving London’s... Read More!

Fear and Love - reactions to a complex world

Design Museum
Until April 23
From its brand new home in Kensington, the Design Museum’s “Fear and Love - Reactions to a Complex World” is being presented as its first exhibition. Curator, Justin McGuirk has commissioned eleven new installations from some of today’s most influential... Read More!

Richard Mosse: Incoming

Until April 23
According to the UN, the ongoing migration crisis is now the “biggest humanitarian crisis since World War II”. It’s also the subject of “Incoming” an exhibition by Richard Mosse that has opened at the Barbican. The documentary photographer uses a... Read More!

Mark Neville: Child's Play

Foundling Museum
Until April 30
A new exhibition exploring childhood play has opened at the Foundling Museum. Photographer, Mark Neville is presenting a series of photographs depicting children at play in diverse global environments. From the war zones of Afghanistan and Ukraine, to Port Glasgow... Read More!

The Radical Eye: Modernist Photography - Elton John

Tate Modern
Until May 07
Marking the start of a long-term relationship between himself and the Tate, one flamboyant superstar is allowing his private art collection to go public. “The Radical Eye: Modernist Photography from the Elton John Collection” is now open at the Tate... Read More!
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featured events

UK Boat Races

River Thames, West London, 02 April 
Oxford and Cambridge universities will compete in both annual Boat Races on the River Thames in west London, between Putney and Mortlake. To secure your place at the start of the first race go to Bishop’s Park, Fulham. The middle part of both races can be seen from Furnivall Gardens, Hammersmith.

Sensational Butterflies

Natural History Museum, 31 March – 17 September 
Enjoy a flavour of the tropics in the city this spring at the Natural History Museum’s Sensational Butterflies exhibition. View the transformation from caterpillar to chrysalis and marvel as the creature unfurls its wings for the very first time - emerging from pupa into a beautiful adult butterfly.

Ten Days Six Nights

Tate Modern, 24 March – 02 April 
Discover new ways to encounter live art at Tate Modern across Ten days and Six Nights. Installations, experimental film and sound, specialised talks, fog clouds, sculptural performances and even a dinner party as art can be experienced for a week and a half.

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