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

TIN TIN: Hergé’s Masterpiece
12 November 2015 to 31 January 2016
Step into the fabulously eccentric world of artist-author Hergé and Tintin, his intrepid young reporter.
2 minute walk

The Courtauld Gallery
Soaring Flight: Peter Lanyon’s Gliding Paintings
15 October 2015 to 17 January 2016
This major exhibition explores a remarkable and unprecedented series of exhilarating paintings by Peter Lanyon, one of Britain’s most important and original Post-War artists.
2 minute walk

The National Gallery
Goya: The Portraits
7 October 2015 to 10 January 2016
As one of Spain’s most celebrated painters, Goya’s portraits demonstrate his unconventional approach and remarkable skill at capturing his sitters who represent the breadth of Spanish society.
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
The World Goes Pop
17 September 2015 to 24 January 2016
Enjoy the global story of technicolour pop art with unique insight into the artistic and cultural phenomenon that took the world by storm in the 1960s and 1970s.
20 minute walk

Royal Academy of Arts
Ai Weiwei
19 September to 13 December 2015
In this, the first major show of his work in the UK, the artist and cultural phenomenon Ai Weiwei  has curated his most important works from 1993 right up to present day.
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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