Galleries & Exhibitions

London is home to an extraordinary number of world-class galleries with new and exciting exhibitions opening all the time. Read on for our guide to what's on in London. 


Somerset House

Big Bang Data
3 December 2015 to 30 March 2016
The UK’s first major exhibition exploring the big data explosion that is radically transforming society, culture and politics in the 21st century.2 minute walk

The Courtauld Gallery
Bruegel in Black & White: Three Grisailles Reunited
4 February 2016 to 8 May 2016
This focused exhibition brings together for the first time Bruegel’s only three surviving grisaille paintings: The Courtauld’s Christ and the Woman Taken in Adultery, The Death of the Virgin from Upton House (National Trust) and Three Soldiers from the Frick Collection in New York.
2 minute walk

The National Gallery
Delacroix and the Rise of Modern Art
17 February 2016 to 22 May 2016
A long-overdue homage to France’s leading exponent of Romanticism – a true original who, at the time of his death in 1863, was the most revered artist among the avant-garde in Paris.
10 minute walk

The National Portrait Gallery
Vogue 100: A Century of Style
11 February to 22 May 2016
This centenary showcase will present the incredible photography that British Vogue has commissioned since it was founded in 1916.
10 minute walk

The British Museum
Egypt: Faith After the Pharaohs
29 October 2015 to 7 February 2016
The ancient land of Egypt was transformed over 12 centuries as the influence of religions changed from a world of many gods to the worship of one God.
12 minute walk

Tate Modern
Alexander Calder: Performing Sculpture 
11 November 2015 to 3 April 2016
Continuing Tate Modern’s acclaimed reassessments of key figures in modernism, Alexander Calder: Performing Sculpture will reveal how motion, performance and theatricality underpinned his practice.
20 minute walk

Design Museum
Cycle Revolution
18 November 2015 to 30 June 2016
Join this celebration of the diversity of cycling in Britain from daily commuting to world-class athletes and enjoy the imaginings of how cycling will change in the future.
20 minute cycle
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