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Friday 12th Jul

An evening lecture by Olenka Horbatsch, curator of Rembrandt: thinking on paper.
 Starts at 12am
 
 Russell Square
2019-07-12
2019-07-12

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

From 1947 to the present day, this exhibition traces the history and impact of one of the 20th century’s most influential couturiers, and the six directors who have succeeded him, to explore the enduring influence of the fashion house.
Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams
event time 10am to 10pm
 South Kensington
 Ends on Sun, 14th Jul
2019-07-12
2019-07-12
Explore how our increasingly digital world could change the future of collections.
Imaginary Cities
event time 9:30am to 6pm
 Camden
 Ends on Sun, 14th Jul
2019-07-12
2019-07-12
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.
The Poster Prize for Illustration 2019: London Stories
event time 10am to 6pm
 Covent Garden
 Ends on Sun, 14th Jul
2019-07-12
2019-07-12
A selection of Turner’s illustrations for Sir Walter Scott’s poetry and prose, part of the house’s permanent collection.
event time 12pm to 4pm
 Twickenham
 Ends on Sun, 28th Jul
2019-07-12
2019-07-12
This display focuses on the rarely seen archives of queer venues and social networks collated by University College London’s Urban Laboratory.
Queer Spaces: London, 1980s – Today
event time 11am to 9pm
 Whitechapel
 Ends on Sun, 25th Aug
2019-07-12
2019-07-12
Enter a graphic world where art and storytelling collide in the largest exhibition of manga ever to take place outside of Japan.
Manga
event time 10am to 8:30pm
 Russell Square
 Ends on Mon, 26th Aug
2019-07-12
2019-07-12
More than 50 Lego models will be on show, from individual pieces, to awe-inspiring dioramas and mosaics.
Lego Brick Wonders
event time 3pm to 4pm
 Forest Hill
 Ends on Tue, 27th Aug
2019-07-12
2019-07-12
Discover the extraordinary history behind one of humankind’s greatest achievements: how we write
Writing: Making Your Mark
event time 9:30am to 6pm
 Camden
 Ends on Tue, 27th Aug
2019-07-12
2019-07-12
For the first time in the UK see selections from three of Leonardo da Vinci’s extraordinary notebooks to explore his fascination with motion.
Leonardo da Vinci: A Mind in Motion
event time 9:30am to 6pm
 Camden
 Ends on Sun, 8th Sep
2019-07-12
2019-07-12
Museum of the Moon, an awe-inspiring large-scale artwork by UK artist Luke Jerram, will come to the Natural History Museum.
Museum of the Moon
event time 10am to 5:50pm
 South Kensington
 Ends on Sun, 8th Sep
2019-07-12
2019-07-12

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