Welcome to the ianVisits guide to alternative exhibitions opening soon in London.


Displayed in date order by how soon they open.

Free  
Opening 11th August 2020
The first-ever UK exhibition by Nigerian-American artist Toyin Ojih Odutola, this epic cycle of new work explores an imagined ancient myth, with an immersive soundscape by artist Peter Adjaye.

2020-08-11

Free  
Opening 7th August 2020
An exhibition by the UK’s leading established Glass Artists and some of the most exciting emerging talents.

2020-08-07

£16  
Opening 2nd September 2020
An ambitious group exhibition that brings together 14 international visual artists who work with sound as their primary medium.

2020-09-02

Free  
Opening 6th August 2020
It’s 40 years since The Clash’s third album ‘London Calling’ was released, and an exhibition has pulled together a host of memorabilia for that iconic album.

2020-08-06

£14  
Opening 5th August 2020
Discover the visionary work of Belgian artist Léon Spilliaert – from his celebrated self-portraits to dreamlike scenes of the North Sea coast.

2020-08-05

Free  
Opening 30th September 2020
The artist, who worked for more than two decades as a self-employed plumber before discovering glass, has produced a series of highly personal pieces that discuss and investigate the treatment of black people in Britain and the USA.

2020-09-30

£17  
Opening 7th August 2020
An exhibition of works by painters such as Manet, Monet, Renoir, Pissarro, Morisot, Degas and Gauguin – many of which have never been seen in the UK.

2020-08-07

An affectionate depiction of community life in a once infamous King’s Cross neighbourhood during the 80s and 90s, through the eyes of local photographer and resident Catherine Packard.

2020-10-16

Free  
Opening 16th October 2020
This exhibition celebrates the first 100 years of The Club which has been located in Bloomsbury since its very beginning when it was founded to create a community for like-minded men and women.

2020-10-16
£18  
Opening 27th August 2020
This exhibition presents the kimono as a dynamic and constantly evolving icon of fashion, revealing the sartorial, aesthetic and social significance of the garment.

2020-08-27

£15  
Opening 2nd September 2020
The exhibition includes rare pieces of porcelain and lacquer, samurai armour, embroidered screens and diplomatic gifts from the reigns of James I to Her Majesty The Queen.

2020-09-02

£22  
Opening 2nd September 2020
A new look at the extraordinary life and work of the pop art superstar.

2020-09-02

Free  
Opening 5th August 2020
Does great art begin with studying nature, or studying the great art of the past? Decide for yourself in this gallery.

2020-08-05

£5  
Opening 12th August 2020
Design drawings from the William Morris Gallery collection

2020-08-12

£8.80  
Opening 2nd October 2020
The first ever retrospective of one of the most important author-illustrators of all time.

2020-10-02

£8  
Opening 23rd October 2020
This new commission will feature portraits and intimate domestic scenes reflecting on family life on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean.

2020-10-23

Free  
Opening 6th August 2020
Explore the unique story of the Krios through their history, heritage and culture from the late 18th century to the modern day.

2020-08-06

£15.50  
Opening 16th October 2020
Explore the history of public punishment in London

2020-10-16

£15  
Opening 4th December 2020
The exhibition brings together some of the most important paintings in the Royal Collection from the Picture Gallery at Buckingham Palace.

2020-12-04