Photography exhibitions in London May 2017

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Imperial War Museum

Free

to Imperial War Museum The Imperial War Museum will be putting on an exhibition by Edmund Clark, exploring State control and the War on Terror.
Natural History Museum

to Natural History Museum "Wildlife Photographer of the Year" returns to the Natural History Museum, with an exhibition of the the top 100 nature photos.
 
 at Tate Modern, London
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Modernist Photography from Elton John’s Collection

to Tate Modern The Tate Modern will be putting on an exhibition of Modernist Photography, drawn from Elton John's private collection.
Museum of Childhood

Free

to Museum of Childhood Peer into the lives of east Londoners, and see how the buildings have documented the changes in taste and the passage of time.
 
 at Tate Modern, London
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Wolfgang Tillmans exhibition, at the Tate Modern

to Tate Modern The Tate Modern will be putting on an exhibition of works by the experimental photographer Wolfgang Tillmans.
 at National Portrait Gallery, London
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Wearing & Cahun: Behind The Mask, Another Mask

to National Portrait Gallery The National Portrait Gallery will be comparing the work of two different artists -- Claude Cahun and Gillian Wearing.
 
 at Saatchi Gallery, London
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From Selfie to Self-Expression — Saatchi Gallery

to Saatchi Gallery The Saatchi Gallery will be exploring the history of the selfie in their new exhibition -- From Selfie to Self-Expression.
 at Photographer’s Gallery, London
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Ya’jooj Ma’jooj — She Who Sees The Unknown

to Photographer’s Gallery 'Ya'jooj Ma'jooj - She Who Sees The Unknown' is the first solo UK exhibition by Iranian artist Morehshin Allahyari.
 
 
 

That’s all the photography exhibitions, but how about these other exhibitions in London in May?

Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion — at the V&A MuseumMay 2017The ‘Shaping Fashion’ exhibition will showcase some of the best pieces by Spanish fashion designer Cristobal Balenciaga.

Hokusai exhibition — Beyond the Great WaveMay 2017The British Museum will be putting on an exhibition of works by Japanese artist Hokusai, most famous for his ‘Great Wave’.

Canaletto and the Art of Venice — Queen’s GalleryMay 2017‘Canaletto & The Art of Venice’ collects together some of the greatest paintings and drawings of Venice by Canaletto.

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.

Film Music Gala — Lights! Camera! Action!May 2017This concert will feature some of the best-loved film scores, including ‘Star Wars’, ‘Harry Potter’ and ‘The Lord of the Rings’.

The Vamps — at the O2 ArenaMay 2017The Vamps headline show at the O2 Arena will have support from The Tide, New Hope Club and Sabrina Carpenter.

Sheryl Crow — at the O2 Empire Shepherd’s BushMay 2017Sheryl Crow is coming over to London in May to play a gig at the O2 Empire in support of her new album, ‘Be Myself’.

 
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