Art exhibitions in London today

Art exhibitions in London today

Our guide to art exhibitions in London today on Monday 1st May.

Art exhibition today at National Gallery

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

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

(Today) 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 today at National Gallery

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

 

(Today) to National Portrait Gallery The National Portrait Gallery will be comparing the work of two different artists -- Claude Cahun and Gillian Wearing.
Museum exhibition in London today at British Museum

 

(Today) 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 today at Courtauld Gallery

(Today) to Courtauld Gallery The Courtauld Gallery will be displaying some paintings, collages, drawings, watercolours by the Bloomsbury Group.
Art exhibition today at Tate Modern

(Today) to Tate Modern The Tate Modern will be putting on an exhibition of works by the experimental photographer Wolfgang Tillmans.
 
Art exhibition today at National Gallery

Free

(Today) 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 today at Tate Britain

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(Today) 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 today at Courtauld Gallery

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(Today) 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'.
Museum exhibition in London today at British Library

(Today) to British Library The British Library will be celebrating Roald Dahl's 100th birthday with an exhibition of character portraits by Sir Quentin Blake.
 

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

The Thames — a walk along London’s river1 MayThis guided walk will take you along a small stretch of the Thames, to look at some of the river’s best buildings.

Ride an old-style double-decker bus1 MayRelive London’s history, and ride a 1960s double-decker bus (the ones with a conductor and an open platform at the back).

Private tour of the Churchill War Rooms1 MayEnjoy a private tour of the Churchill War Rooms, and experience Winston Churchill’s wartime bunker from behind the glass.

Wounded: Conflict, Casualties and Care1 MayThe Science Museum’s ‘Wounded: Conflict, Casualties and Care’ exhibition will look at medicine during the Battle of the Somme.

See London’s skyline from Parliament Hill1 MayEnjoy London’s skyline from the top of Parliament Hill, which takes in the Gherkin, London Eye, St Paul’s and Canary Wharf.

Guided tour of Highgate Cemetery1 MayHave a guided tour around Highgate Cemetery, and enjoy one of the most atmospheric and historic cemeteries in London.

Exclusive evening tour of Buckingham Palace1 MayEnjoy a glass of champagne and a tour of the State Rooms at Buckingham Palace, in the company of an expert guide.

Pott, Elgar and Brahms — Philharmonia Orchestra1 MayThe Philharmonia Orchestra will be performing some classical music by Pott, Elgar and Brahms at the Royal Festival Hall.

Katherine Jenkins and Alfie Boe — in Carousel1 MayKatherine Jenkins and Alfie Boe will be starring in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s ‘Carousel’ at the London Coliseum.

 
 
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