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London is home to a number of fantastic galleries. With new and exciting exhibitions opening all the time it is easy to get your fix of culture whilst staying at One Aldwych. Read on for our guide to what's on at London's galleries.

Tate Modern (20 minute walk)

Conflict, Time, Photography
26 November 2014 - 15 March 2015
From the seconds after a bomb is detonated to a former scene of battle years after a war has ended, this moving exhibition focuses on the passing of time, tracing a diverse and poignant journey through over 150 years of conflict around the world, since the invention of photography.

Marlene Dumas: The Image as Burden
5 February - 10 May 2015
One of the most prominent painters working today, Dumas' psychologically charged works explore themes of sexuality, love and death.

The Courtauld Gallery (2 minutes walk)

Goya: The Witches and Old Women Album
26 February 2015 - 25 May 2015
This major exhibition reunites all the surviving drawings from the Witches and Old Women Album for the first time, offering a fascinating and enlightening view of a very private and personal Goya.

The National Gallery (10 minute walk)

Inventing Impressionism
4 March - 31 May 2015
In a unique collaboration with the Musée d'Orsay, Paris, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art, 'Inventing Impressionism' features 85 masterpieces from the movement, including three of Renoir's famous 'Dances' and five from Monet's 'Poplars' series.

National Portrait Gallery (10 minute walk)

Grayson Perry: Who Are You?
25 October 2014 to 15 March 2015
Turner Prize-winning artist Grayson Perry turns his attention to portraiture and British identity for this display of new works, including a self-portrait and a tapestry, made during his Channel 4 series Who Are You?

Tate Britain

Sculpture Victorious
25 February 2015 - 25 May 2015
Powerful, beautiful and inventive, the Victorian era was a golden age for sculpture. Sculpture Victorious celebrates some of the most astonishing and lavish works produced in this groundbreaking period

London Film Museum (5 minute walk)

Bond in Motion
Open until March 2015
The largest official collection of original James Bond vehicles will be on display at London Film Museum for a fantastic family experience.

The British Museum (15 minute walk)

Ancient lives, new discoveries
Open until 19 April 2015
This exhibition will introduce you to eight people from ancient Egypt and Sudan whose bodies have been preserved, either naturally or by deliberate embalming.

Defining beauty: the body in ancient Greek art
26 March to 5 July 2015
Experience the brilliance and diversity of ancient Greek art in this major exhibition focusing on the human body.

Royal Academy of Arts

Rubens and His Legacy: Van Dyck to Cézanne
24 January to 10 April 2015 
Rubens and His Legacy will bring together masterpieces produced during his lifetime, as well as major works by great artists who were influenced by him in the generations that followed.

Design Museum

Women Fashion Power
29 October 2014 to 26 April 2015 
Women Fashion Power offers an unprecedented look at how princesses, models, CEOs, Dames and designers have used fashion to define and enhance their position in the world.

Natural History Museum

Wildlife Photographer of the Year
24 October 2014 to 30 August 2015
Extraordinary images of our planet from international photographers, celebrating the 50th competition.

The Science Museum

Engineer Your Future
17 December 2014 to 16 December 2017
Could you shape the world we live in? Find out if you've got the problem-solving, big-thinking, team-working skills to be a globe-trotting engineer of tomorrow.

Victoria & Albert Museum

Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty
14 March - 2 August 2015 
Celebrating the extraordinary creative talent of one of the most innovative designers of recent times, Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty will be the first and largest retrospective of McQueen's work to be presented in Europe.

Our Concierge team are the definitive guide to what's hot in London and would be delighted to give you the inside knowledge on where to go and what to do during your stay. Many of London's galleries are free to enjoy and our Concierge team will be happy to arrange tickets for those events that do require tickets.

Tickets to all galleries, exhibitions, theatre and the opera are subject to availability. However we will always try our best to secure your first choice or to suggest alternatives.

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