The Poster Girls exhibition at the London Transport Museum will highlight the important contribution that female designers have made to poster design during the last 100 years.
The exhibition will share the stories behind over 150 posters and original artworks by leading artists such as Mabel Lucie Attwell, Laura Knight, Enid Marx and Zandra Rhodes, as well as some extraordinary works by long-forgotten names.
The works use a wide-variety of of artistic styles and mediums from modernist, figurative and flat colour, to boldly patterned abstract works in collage and oil.
Craig’s review of London Transport Museum – “I'm always a bit embarrassed when I come to the London Transport Museum because in my head I imagine that it's full of train spotters, so I tell people that I'm visiting the Imperial War Museum instead -- something a bit more manly. Because it's sort of the same, isn't it? Both places have got vehicles in them, except the ones at the Imperial War Museum have guns at t… continued”
Down Street — Churchill’s Secret Station – 17 Nov to 6 Dec 2018 (Wed-Sun) – A guided tour of the secret underground station which played refuge to Winston Churchill during the Blitz in World War II.
Behind-the-scenes at Charing Cross station – 24 Nov &38211; 16 Dec 2018 – A guided walk through the unused parts of Charing Cross Underground station that are not usually accessible to the public.
Drop-in Drawing at the National Portrait Gallery – Every Fri – Enjoy a free drop-in drawing session at the National Portrait Gallery, amongst some of the gallery's great works of art.
Sir Richard Wallace — The Collector – 20 Jun 2018 to 6 Jan 2019 – The Wallace Collection's new exhibition will highlight the contributions made by the museum's founder, Sir Richard Wallace.
Magic Realism — Art In Weimar Germany – 30 Jul 2018 to 14 Jul 2019 – Magic Realism is an exhibition of paintings created during the Weimar Republic years, between World Wars I and II.
Renzo Piano — The Art of Making Buildings – 15 Sep 2018 to 20 Jan 2019 – This exhibition will explore the buildings of Renzo Piano - the famous Italian architect who designed The Shard
Courtauld Impressionists — From Manet to Cezanne – 17 Sep 2018 to 20 Jan 2019 – The National Gallery will be putting on an exhibition of Impressionist works by Cezanne, Renoir, Manet and more.
If you enjoy London Transport Museum then you might like to visit Museum of London (walk it in 24 mins or catch the tube from Covent Garden to Barbican) and Science Museum (catch the train from Covent Garden to South Kensington)
Disclaimer: Event details can change at short notice and you should reconfirm everything before making plans