Art exhibitions in London May 2017

Art exhibitions in London in May

Our guide to art exhibitions in London during May 2017.

Art exhibition at National Portrait Gallery

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National Portrait Gallery London art exhibition in May 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.
Museum exhibition in London at British Library

to British Library The British Library will be celebrating Roald Dahl's 100th birthday with an exhibition of character portraits by Sir Quentin Blake.
 
Art exhibition at Courtauld Gallery

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to Courtauld Gallery The Courtauld Gallery will be exploring some of the marks that have been added to their works of art, in 'Reading Drawings'.
Art exhibition at Tate Britain

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to Tate Britain Tate Britain will be putting on a comprehensive exhibition of David Hockney's work, drawn from the last sixty years.
 
Art exhibition at National Gallery

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to National Gallery You'll be able to see Cagnacci's 'Repentant Magdalene' on display at the National Gallery for the first time in thirty years.
Art exhibition at Tate Modern

to Tate Modern The Tate Modern will be putting on an exhibition of works by the experimental photographer Wolfgang Tillmans.
 
Art exhibition at Courtauld Gallery

to Courtauld Gallery The Courtauld Gallery will be displaying some paintings, collages, drawings, watercolours by the Bloomsbury Group.
Art exhibition at National Gallery

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to National Gallery Art exhibition in May at the National Gallery. An exhibition showing two collaborations by the great Renaissance masters, Sebastiano del Piombo and Michelangelo.
 
Art exhibition at Tate Britain

to Tate Britain Tate Britain's 'Queer British Art' will explore how artists expressed themselves when their sexuality had to remain hidden.
Art exhibition at National Gallery

Free

to National Gallery The National Gallery will be showcasing a brand-new tapestry work by the Turner Prize winning artist, Chris Ofili.
 
Art exhibition at Tate Modern

to Tate Modern The Tate Modern will be putting on an exhibition of sculptures and paintings by Giacometti.

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

Museums at Night — Bank of England MuseumMay 2017Spend an evening at the Bank of England Museum, when they take part in the London-wide ‘Museums at Night’ event.

Candlelit tour of the Benjamin Franklin HouseMay 2017Enjoy a candlelit tour of the Benjamin Franklin House after hours, home to one of America’s Founding Fathers.

Pink Floyd exhibition: Their Mortal RemainsMay 2017‘Their Mortal Remains’ is a huge new exhibition at the V&A about one of the most influential bands in rock: Pink Floyd.

500 years of Robots — at the Science MuseumMay 2017The Science Museum will be exploring the last 500 years of robots, with over 100 robots on display, plus 12 working models.

Old Palaces Tour, at Somerset HouseMay 2017The “Old Palaces Tour” at Somerset House will teach you a little bit about three of England’s Stuart Dynasty queens.

Victorian surgery at the Old Operating TheatreMay 2017Enjoy a demonstration of 19th-century surgery, held in the confines of the Old Operating Theatre at St. Thomas’s Hospital.

Sing-a-long with Swayze and Dirty DancingMay 2017The Prince Charles Cinema will be screening a sing and dance along version of the ulitimate chick flick — “Dirty Dancing”.

Ceremony of the Keys at the Tower of LondonMay 2017The Ceremony of the Keys is over 700 years old, and represents the traditional locking up of the Tower of London at night.

Walk in the footsteps of Jack the RipperMay 2017Walk the streets of Whitechapel and try and discover the identity of the Victorian murderer Jack the Ripper – if you dare!

 
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