Art exhibitions in London April 2017

Art exhibitions in London in April

Our guide to art exhibitions in London during April 2017.

Art exhibition at National Portrait Gallery

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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 Tate Modern

to Tate Modern The Tate Modern will be putting on a retrospective exhibition of works by American artist Robert Rauschenberg.
 
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 Cartoon Museum

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to Cartoon Museum The Cartoon Museum's 'Future Shock' exhibition will celebrate forty years of science fiction stories with the 2000 AD comic.
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 Royal Academy of Arts

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to Royal Academy of Arts The Royal Academy will be exploring Russian art made after the Russian Revolution, and before Stalin's clampdown in 1932.
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.
 
Museum exhibition in London at British Museum

 

to British Museum The British Museum will be exploring the American Dream, using prints from the likes of Andy Warhol and Jasper Johns.
Art exhibition at National Portrait Gallery

 

to National Portrait Gallery The National Portrait Gallery will be comparing the work of two different artists -- Claude Cahun and Gillian Wearing.
 
Art exhibition at National Gallery

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

to National Portrait Gallery The National Portrait Gallery will be be putting on an exhibition of works by Howard Hodgkin, called 'Absent Friends'.
 
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

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

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

41-gun salute to mark the Queen’s 91st birthdayApril 2017You can hear the King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery fire a 41-gun salute in Hyde Park to mark the Queen’s 91st birthday.

Hear a 62-gun salute at the Tower of LondonApril 2017The HAC will be firing a 62-gun salute at Gun Wharf by the Tower of London, to mark Her Majesty the Queen’s 91st birthday.

Easter egg hunt at the Benjamin Franklin HouseApril 2017The Benjamin Franklin House will be laying on a fun Easter egg hunt throughout the house, suitable for 5-11 year olds,

Chicks Great EGGscape + with a free chocolate eggApril 2017Take your kids on an EGGcellent Easter Adventure at the Bank of England Museum, and hunt for a free chocolate egg.

Changing the Guard at Buckingham PalaceApril 2017The ‘Changing the Guard’ ceremony at Buckingham Palace is one of the must-see events for every tourist’s itinerary.

Exclusive evening tour of Buckingham PalaceApril 2017Enjoy a glass of champagne and a tour of the State Rooms at Buckingham Palace, in the company of an expert guide.

See London from the top of the London EyeApril 2017Every tourist should spend an hour riding the London Eye at the start of their break, as it gives a great overview of the city.

Candlelight tour of Sir John Soane’s MuseumApril 2017On the first Tuesday of each month they open Sir John Soane’s Museum in the evening, bathed in atmospheric candlelight.

Mansion House tour (the Lord Mayor’s home)April 2017Have a look inside Mansion House, the official residence of the Lord Mayor of London, and see inside the Egyptian Hall.

 
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