3 February events in London

Need some inspiration for 3rd February? Richard the Lionheart was released from captivity on this day in 1194, following a payment of 150,000 silver marks to Duke Leopold (3½ million in today’s money). Have you seen the king’s statue outside the Houses of Parliament, sitting astride a horse with his sword aloft?

Art & Museum exhibitions on 3rd February

How about spending a few hours on Monday in one of London’s art galleries or museums?

National Gallery
free

Young Bomberg and the Old Masters

3 Feb to An exhibition of early works by David Bomberg alongside some of the Old Master paintings that inspired him
Royal Academy of Arts

Eco-Visionaries at the Royal Academy

3 to Eco-Visionaries will show how artists and architects are helping to fight climate change with their innovative new designs
Tate Modern

Nam June Paik - The Future Is Now

3 to Nam June Paiks pioneering use of video and media images will be explored in a major new retrospective at the Tate Modern
Victoria & Albert Museum

Mary Quant - Victoria & Albert Museum

3 to An exhibition of dresses by the iconic fashion designer Mary Quant who became synonymous with the Swinging Sixties

Royal & Religious events on 3rd February

See inside some beautiful buildings with one of these Royal or religious events

Queen’s Gallery

George IV - Art & Spectacle

3 Feb to An exhibition of paintings and porcelain from the Royal Collection that were collected together during the reign of George IV
British Library

Buddhism exhibition at the British Library

3 to This exhibition will explore the history of Buddhism from its 6th-century origins in India right up to the present day
 
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