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This is quite an old listings page, did you want: Thursday, 13th September 2018?
Exhibitions in London open on Wed, 13th Sep 2017
Displayed in date order by how soon they close.
Come and see the mosaics from the studios of Southbank Mosaics. (Ending Soon Thu, 14th Sep)
This exhibition offers a feast of concept artwork, sketches, and published book illustrations. (Ending Soon Sat, 16th Sep)
Multi-sensory exhibition featuring ten extraordinary perfumes and their pioneering creators, who have radically changed our perceptions of fragrance over the last 20 years.
(Ending Soon Sun, 17th Sep)
Go among hundreds of live butterflies and moths in a tropical butterfly house. (Ending Soon Sun, 17th Sep)
Travel back in time to experience London as heard by Chaucer, Dickens and Shakespeare in a ground-breaking work that puts back the sounds the City has lost. (Ending Soon Sun, 17th Sep)
From the trial of Oscar Wilde to the Same Sex Marriage Act, through personal testimony, public protest, art and culture. (Ending Soon Tue, 19th Sep)
Photographic exhibition of the architecture of Yemen. (Ending Soon Sat, 23rd Sep)
An exhibition the woman behind the music and beyond the hype. (Ending Soon Sun, 24th Sep)
The BP Portrait Award 2017 represents the very best in contemporary portrait painting. (Ending Soon Sun, 24th Sep)
The summer opening of Buckingham Palace will tell the story of The Queen’s reign through a display of official gifts presented to Her Majesty. (Ending Soon Sun, 24th Sep)
An exhibition about the life of James Brindley, who, together with the Duke of Bridgwater, and his land agent John Gilbert, was responsible for the UK's first modern commercial canal. (Ending Soon Sun, 24th Sep)
A display of award winning photography by members of the Royal Air Force, (Ending Soon Mon, 25th Sep)
The exhibition enables visitors to explore documents, paintings and objects which demonstrate the profound changes in Parliament and democracy that occurred during the war years. (Ending Soon Thu, 28th Sep)
Through the portraits of victims and perpetrators, the exhibition explores the legacy of medical research under Nazism, and its impact on bioethics today. (Ending Soon Fri, 29th Sep)
The exhibition is made up of a series of panels exploring aspects of the war in the Middle East and its legacy, including a timeline of events. (Ending Soon Sat, 30th Sep)
This exhibition marks the 50th anniversary of the partial decriminalisation of male homosexuality in England. (Ending Soon Sun, 1st Oct)
The first international retrospective of one of the world's most iconic and influential bands. (Ending Soon Sun, 1st Oct)
Explore why artists and soldiers have painted scenes of conflict. (Ending Soon Sun, 8th Oct)
An exhibition on Rome - a first step towards the re-threading of an important tradition (Ending Soon Sun, 8th Oct)
Learn about a key moment in the history of art, when emphasis on observation and realism was born. (Ending Soon Sun, 8th Oct)