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Ten exhibitions open today - Closing Soon

Free

(Monday, 28th May - 10am to 6pm)
Explore still life through the lens of Tacita Dean, one of the genre's leading contemporary practitioners  (Closing soon Mon, 28th May)

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Tacita Dean: Still Life

Learn about global efforts made after the Holocaust to find Zuzana Knobloch and millions of others like her. (Closing soon Wed, 30th May)

2018-05-28

Fate Unknown: The Search for the Missing after the Holocaust

Free

(Monday, 28th May - 10am to 6pm)
This exhibition commemorates the centenary of this momentous battle and the huge medical and human impact of wounding during and beyond the First World War. (Closing soon Thu, 31st May)

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Wounded: Conflict, Casualties and Care

Photographs have been selected to illustrate the impact, diversity and quality of work by AOP members since 1968. (Closing soon Fri, 1st Jun)

2018-05-28

AOP50: 50 Years of the Association of Photographers

Free

(Monday, 28th May - 8am to 5pm)
A typography based exhibition featuring new works from 6 artists who have a long connection with letters in various forms and colours. (Closing soon Sat, 9th Jun)

2018-05-28

Just Type

Free

(Monday, 28th May - 10am to 6pm)
A photo-story by award-winning photographer Jim Grover that captures the lives of the first generation of Caribbean migrants here in South London (Closing soon Sun, 10th Jun)

2018-05-28

Windrush: Portrait of a Generation

Free

(Monday, 28th May - 11am to 7pm)
This group exhibition brings together artworks by seven international artists that address how our world might look and feel in the future. (Closing soon Mon, 11th Jun)

2018-05-28

Adapt to Survive: Notes from the Future

Free

(Monday, 28th May - 10am to 5pm)
What would the past have been like in the Middle Ages if the future had happened before?

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£12.50

(Monday, 28th May - 10am to 5:50pm)
Explore the world's best nature photography, highlighting the incredible range of life on Earth.

2018-05-28

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

This exhibition places William Harvey where he truly belongs: at the heart of the history of medicine, science and our modern understanding of the human body and life itself.

2018-05-28

Ceaseless motion: William Harvey’s experiments in circulation

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Walking tours of London today

Free  
As 2018 marks the 100th Anniversary of the Armistice of 1918, we have a month of guided walks to commemorate the lives of the City men and women who went off to the Great War.
2018-05-28
£12  
Let "Mike the Mod" share his first-hand knowledge of the history of contemporary music in Camden   ()
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