Welcome to the IanVisits alternative guide to London.
Lectures, talks, heritage events, organised walks and other random geeky miscellany.
Exhibitions in London open on Wed, 16th May 2018
Displayed in date order by how soon they close.
See a unique series of watercolours of the interior and precincts of the Abbey church by the artist Alexander Cresswell. (Ending Soon Wed, 16th May)
This exhibition and art installation brings together a variety of media and archival material, from biological slides and scientific papers to photogr (Ending Soon Wed, 16th May)
This exhibition brings together, for the first time, the works of four of the most celebrated figures in art photography. (Ending Soon Sun, 20th May)
The only known self-portraits by Spanish master Murillo, reunited for the first time in over three hundred years. (Ending Soon Mon, 21st May)
An exhibition of new work by Belfast-based street artist and printmaker Leo Boyd. (Ending Soon Sat, 26th May)
Touching on themes of countercultures, subcultures and minorities of all kinds, the show features the work of 20 photographers from the 1950s to the present day. (Ending Soon Sun, 27th May)
The UK’s first major exhibition of artists’ responses to war and conflict since the terrorist attacks on 11 September 2001. (Ending Soon Mon, 28th May)
Explore still life through the lens of Tacita Dean, one of the genre's leading contemporary practitioners (Ending Soon Mon, 28th May)
Large landscape images explore the theme of reconciliation by capturing how time and nature have eased the scars of war on the battlefields of the Western Front. (Ending Soon Mon, 28th May)
Learn about global efforts made after the Holocaust to find Zuzana Knobloch and millions of others like her. (Ending Soon Wed, 30th May)
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. (Ending Soon Thu, 31st May)
Photographs have been selected to illustrate the impact, diversity and quality of work by AOP members since 1968. (Ending Soon Fri, 1st Jun)
The works are inspired by their exploration of both the content of the papyrus stories and the conservation and collections care of papyrus materials in museums. (Ending Soon Sat, 2nd Jun)
A typography based exhibition featuring new works from 6 artists who have a long connection with letters in various forms and colours. (Ending Soon Sat, 9th Jun)
This group exhibition brings together artworks by seven international artists that address how our world might look and feel in the future. (Ending Soon Mon, 11th Jun)
First London exhibition devoted to the Scottish photographer John Thomson (1837-1921) and his photography in Asia. (Ending Soon Sat, 23rd Jun)
A display of the last remaining parts of the Whitechapel fatberg. (Ending Soon Sun, 1st Jul)
Explore the world's best nature photography, highlighting the incredible range of life on Earth. (Ending Soon Sun, 1st Jul)
An exhibition about the 150th anniversary of the railway at Elstree. (Ending Soon Sat, 21st Jul)
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. (Ending Soon Thu, 26th Jul)