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This is quite an old listings page, did you want: Saturday, 18th April 2020?
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)
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)
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)
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)
This exhibition tells the story of how Robert and Ellen Paul really created cinema here in Haringey. (Ending Soon Sun, 28th Jul)
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)
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)
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)
More than 50 Lego models will be on show, from individual pieces, to awe-inspiring dioramas and mosaics. (Ending Soon Tue, 27th Aug)
This display showcases examples of her childhood sketches and domestic projects alongside her famous illustrations that came later. (Ending Soon Thu, 29th Aug)
See an epic 20 feet panorama depicting the lost Houses of Parliament on display. (Ending Soon Sun, 1st Sep)
This exhibition brings together the worlds of psychology and entertainment in search of the truth about deception. (Ending Soon Sun, 15th Sep)
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)
See remarkable never-before-displayed original illustrations and photographs. (Ending Soon Tue, 1st Oct)
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)
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)