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This is quite an old listings page, did you want: Sunday, 17th November 2019?
Exhibitions in London open on Sat, 17th Nov 2018
Displayed in date order by how soon they close.
The feature display will include war and propaganda posters issued by all sides of the conflict, including the UK, USA, Germany and Russia. (Ending Soon Sat, 17th Nov)
This exhibition showcases discoveries made in the University of Roehampton’s extensive archive of children’s literature. (Ending Soon Sun, 18th Nov)
This exhibition features two very talented Edwardian female illustrators whose work has been largely forgotten. (Ending Soon Sun, 18th Nov)
This year’s winning and commended entries will be exhibited at the Soane Museum this autumn. (Ending Soon Sun, 18th Nov)
A huge display of over 70,000 miniature shrouds will remember everyone who died in the Battle of the Somme and doesn't have a grave. (Ending Soon Sun, 18th Nov)
The exhibition explores the multifaceted landscape of one of London’s most thriving boroughs and its residents. (Ending Soon Sat, 24th Nov)
The Jameel Prize is an international award for contemporary art and design inspired by Islamic tradition. (Ending Soon Sun, 25th Nov)
Explore Michael Palin’s role in creating some of the most brilliant comedy of the 20th century through his own archive. (Ending Soon Sun, 25th Nov)
Marking 250 years since Cook’s first voyage to the Pacific, celebrate the dazzling and diverse art of the region of Oceania, from the historic to the contemporary. (Ending Soon Mon, 10th Dec)
An exhibition featuring items from LSE Library collections related to the UK’s relationship in and out of the EU. (Ending Soon Fri, 14th Dec)
The exhibition reveals the ‘behind the scenes’ of a pioneer excavation and research project of one of the most complex societies of its time. (Ending Soon Sat, 15th Dec)
A series of modern light installations will illuminate the 18th century gardens and architecture, giving visitors the chance to enjoy the Gardens in a different light, after dark. (Ending Soon Sun, 30th Dec)
Fans which reflect the troubadour style and a return to the chivalric principles of the past will be on display alongside fans commemorating Napoleon and the return of his ashes to France in 1840. (Ending Soon Sun, 30th Dec)
Drawing on the resources of the National Jazz Archive the exhibition includes photos, posters, journals, video and memorabilia. (Ending Soon Mon, 31st Dec)
New and rarely seen works from the internationally renowned South African artist Athi-Patra Ruga.
(Ending Soon Sun, 6th Jan)
Discover this year’s top picks across fashion, architecture, digital, transport, product and graphic design. (Ending Soon Sun, 6th Jan)
Francis Upritchard’s site-specific installation draws from figurative sculpture, ceramics, glassblowing and more. (Ending Soon Sun, 6th Jan)
Leave daylight behind and put your senses to the test in this illuminating exhibition. (Ending Soon Sun, 6th Jan)
The exhibition explores the man, his life and his unprecedented contribution to the nation’s cultural heritage. (Ending Soon Sun, 6th Jan)
Featuring 20 artists and spanning a period of roughly 50 years, the exhibition includes innovative, minimalist sculpture from the 1960s as well as recent works that extend the legacy of 'optical' minimalism in different ways. (Ending Soon Sun, 6th Jan)