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Exhibitions in London open on Thu, 18th Apr 2019

Displayed in date order by how soon they close.

Explore how our increasingly digital world could change the future of collections. (Ending Soon Sun, 14th Jul)

2019-04-18
Imaginary Cities
An exhibition featuring 100 illustrations and celebrates one of the world’s greatest cities – London – revealing some of the fascinating tales of London life past and present. (Ending Soon Sun, 14th Jul)

2019-04-18
The Poster Prize for Illustration 2019: London Stories
From the languid morphine addicts depicted by Albert Besnard to the disturbing smiling spider in the lithograph by Odilon Redon, all of the prints on display come from the British Museum’s rich collection of graphic work. (Ending Soon Thu, 18th Jul)

2019-04-18
Symbolist prints
Discover this pioneering, subversive artist as the British Museum lifts the veil on his life and works in the largest show of his prints in the UK for 45 years. (Ending Soon Sun, 21st Jul)

2019-04-18
Edvard Munch: love and angst
This exhibition tells the story of how Robert and Ellen Paul really created cinema here in Haringey. (Ending Soon Sun, 28th Jul)

2019-04-18
A selection of Turner’s illustrations for Sir Walter Scott’s poetry and prose, part of the house’s permanent collection. (Ending Soon Sun, 28th Jul)

2019-04-18
Showcasing the most spectacular space photography of its kind, the exhibition celebrates ten years of awe-inspiring images shot by astrophotographers worldwide. (Ending Soon Sun, 4th Aug)

2019-04-18
Astronomy Photographer of the Year Exhibition
This display focuses on the rarely seen archives of queer venues and social networks collated by University College London’s Urban Laboratory. (Ending Soon Sun, 25th Aug)

2019-04-18
Queer Spaces: London, 1980s – Today
More than 50 Lego models will be on show, from individual pieces, to awe-inspiring dioramas and mosaics. (Ending Soon Tue, 27th Aug)

2019-04-18
Lego Brick Wonders
This display showcases examples of her childhood sketches and domestic projects alongside her famous illustrations that came later.  (Ending Soon Thu, 29th Aug)

2019-04-18
Beatrix Potter's Art: 'drawn with design'
See an epic 20 feet panorama depicting the lost Houses of Parliament on display. (Ending Soon Sun, 1st Sep)

2019-04-18
Panorama: London's lost view
This exhibition brings together the worlds of psychology and entertainment in search of the truth about deception. (Ending Soon Sun, 15th Sep)

2019-04-18
Smoke and Mirrors: The Psychology of Magic
This exhibition looks at how modern board games, educational toys, gambling and role-playing games reflect, inform and shape our understanding of economics and money. (Ending Soon Sun, 29th Sep)

2019-04-18
Playing with Money: currency and games
See remarkable never-before-displayed original illustrations and photographs. (Ending Soon Tue, 1st Oct)

2019-04-18
Expeditions and Endeavours
This major exhibition explores the life and legacy of the iconic designer Abram Games, focusing on his time as 'Official War Poster Artist' during the Second World War. (Ending Soon Tue, 15th Oct)

2019-04-18
The art of persuasion: Wartime posters by Abram Games
Under Ground London explores our relationship with the subterranean capital, exploring hundreds of years of documents, images and plans to tell the story of the underground city (Ending Soon Thu, 31st Oct)

2019-04-18
Under Ground London