Art exhibitions in London December 2016

Art exhibitions in London in December

Our guide to art exhibitions in London during December 2016.

Art exhibition at National Portrait Gallery

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National Portrait Gallery London art exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery. Enjoy a free drop-in drawing session at the National Portrait Gallery, amongst some of the gallery's great works of art.
Art exhibition at Royal Academy of Arts

to Royal Academy of Arts The Royal Academy of Art's will be putting on an exhibition of John Gibson's marble sculptures, plaster reliefs and drawings.
 
Art exhibition at Tate Modern

to Tate Modern The Tate Modern will be putting on a major exhibition of works by Wifredo Lam, taking pieces from his fifty year career.
Art exhibition at Guildhall Art Gallery

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to Guildhall Art Gallery "Victorians Decoded" will show how new communication technologies affected the imaginations of Victorian artists.
 
Art exhibition at Royal Academy of Arts

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to Royal Academy of Arts "Abstract Expressionism" will feature works by celebrated artists like Kline, Pollock, Rothko, Newman, Still and de Kooning.
Art exhibition at Tate Britain

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to Tate Britain Whether you love it or loathe it, the Turner Prize is certainly one of Britain's most prestigious contemporary art prizes.
 
Art exhibition at National Gallery

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to National Gallery The National Gallery will be showing two works by Maino - 'The Adoration of the Shepherds' and 'The Adoration of the Kings'.
Art exhibition at National Gallery

to National Gallery Art exhibition at the National Gallery London. 'Beyond Caravaggio' at the National Gallery will explore the impact that Caravaggio's paintings had on later artists.
 
Museum exhibition in London at Imperial War Museum

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to Imperial War Museum Mahwish Chishty's exhibition of art at the Imperial War Museum combines Pakistani folk art with unmanned spy drones.
Art exhibition at Courtauld Gallery

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to Courtauld Gallery The Courtauld Gallery's "Rodin and Dance" exhibition will showcase some sculptures and drawings of the Cambodian dancers.
 
Art exhibition at Tate Britain

to Tate Britain Tate Britain's Paul Nash exhibition will show works from his entire life, from his earliest drawings up to his iconic war paintings.
Museum exhibition in London at British Museum

to British Museum Explore the history of South Africa through its art, from early rock art to cutting-edge contemporary pieces.
 
Art exhibition at Royal Academy of Arts

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to Royal Academy of Arts The Royal Academy of Arts have invited artist Luc Tuymans to curate an exhibition of works by James Ensor.
Art exhibition at Queen’s Gallery

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to Queen’s Gallery See over 150 portraits of artists taken from the Royal Collection, by the likes of Rembrandt, Rubens and Hockney.
Art exhibition at Saatchi Gallery

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to Saatchi Gallery The Saatchi Gallery's "Painters' Painters" exhibition showcases the work of nine artists who are inspiring the next generation.
Art exhibition at Tate Modern

to Tate Modern The Tate Modern will be putting on a retrospective exhibition of works by American artist Robert Rauschenberg.
 
Art exhibition at National Gallery

to National Gallery The National Gallery will be putting on an exhibition of forty works which explore Australia's Impressionist movement.

We don’t have any more art exhibitions, but how about these other exhibitions during December?

Crafty Christmas for kids, at the Bank of EnglandDecember 2016Take your kids to the Bank of England Museum this December and enjoy an afternoon of Christmas arts and crafts.

Christmas Board Game Quiz NightDecember 2016You’re never too old to play games, so how about entering the Christmas Board Game quiz at the Museum of Childhood?

Charles Dickens’ A Christmas CarolDecember 2016Enjoy a heart-warming performance of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol”, in the Great Court of the British Museum.

Changing the Guard at Buckingham PalaceDecember 2016The ‘Changing the Guard’ ceremony at Buckingham Palace is one of the must-see events for every tourist’s itinerary.

Christmas Past: 400 Years of TraditionsDecember 2016The Geffrye’s “Christmas Past” exhibition explores the origins and meanings behind 400 years of Christmas traditions.

Star Wars Identities — Huge exhibition at The O2December 2016‘Star Wars Identities’ is a huge new exhibition at The O2 with 200 props, models, costumes and artworks from the movies.

Million Dollar Quartet: Elvis, Jerry, Carl and CashDecember 2016“Million Dollar Quartet” tells the true story of a jam session between Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis.

Lunchtime concerts at St. Martin-in-the-FieldsDecember 2016St Martin-in-the-Fields in Trafalgar Square usually puts on a free classical music recitals a couple of times each week.

Bartok, Stravinsky and John Adams — Barbican HallDecember 2016John Adams and the London Symphony Orchestra will be playing some works by Bartok and Stravinsky at Barbican Hall.

 
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