Welcome to the IanVisits alternative guide to London.
Lectures, talks, heritage events, organised walks and other random geeky miscellany.

 

 

This is quite an old listings page, did you want: Sunday, 23rd January 2022?

 

 


Displayed in date order by how soon they close.

The Art of Innovation explores the relationship between science and art over the past 250 years, and how it has helped to interpret, study and explore the world around us. (Ending Soon Fri, 24th Jan)

Science Museum
SW7 2DD
2020-01-23
This display of selected clothes, accessories and memorabilia demonstrates Hartnell’s innovation and lasting effect on British design and craftsmanship. (Ending Soon Sat, 25th Jan)

Fashion and Textile Museum
SE1 3XF
2020-01-23
Norman Hartnell – A Tribute
Canary Wharf will be transformed by over 25 spectacular installations, leaving the dark winter evenings aglow. (Ending Soon Sat, 25th Jan)

Canada Square Park
E14 5AB
2020-01-23
Winter Lights
This comprehensive exhibition will explore five decades of the distinguished career of a British design legend. (Ending Soon Sat, 25th Jan)

Fashion and Textile Museum
SE1 3XF
2020-01-23
Zandra Rhodes: 50 Years of Fabulous
Spanning 70 years of Riley’s work, this exhibition offers visitors an unparalleled opportunity to experience powerful and engaging works by one of the most important artists of our time. (Ending Soon Sun, 26th Jan)

Hayward Gallery
SE1 8XX
2020-01-23
 Bridget Riley
This exhibition features a large-scale installation and paintings that draw on the scientific concept known as string theory. (Ending Soon Sun, 26th Jan)

White Cube Bermondsey
SE1 3TQ
2020-01-23
Anselm Kiefer Superstrings, Runes, The Norns, Gordian Knot
The first-ever exhibition devoted to the portraits of Paul Gauguin. (Ending Soon Sun, 26th Jan)

The National Gallery
WC2N 5DN
2020-01-23
Gauguin Portraits
Charting the history of cultural and artistic interactions between East and West, this exhibition explores the impact the Islamic world has had on Western art for centuries. (Ending Soon Sun, 26th Jan)

The British Museum
WC1B 3DG
2020-01-23
Inspired by the east how the Islamic world influenced western art
The Gallery becomes a painting studio, an imagined chapel and a room-sized experiment in this immersive exhibition that leads you through the mind of Leonardo da Vinci to explore his masterpiece, ‘The Virgin of the Rocks’. (Ending Soon Sun, 26th Jan)

The National Gallery
WC2N 5DN
2020-01-23
Leonardo - Experience a Masterpiece
See more than 50 paintings, prints and drawings in which this modern master of British art turns his unflinching eye firmly on himself. (Ending Soon Sun, 26th Jan)

Royal Academy of Arts
W1J 0BD
2020-01-23
Lucian Freud: The Self-portraits
The first exhibition in the UK to fully explore the relationship between the English Arts and Crafts movement and the Bauhaus, the ground-breaking German art school. (Ending Soon Sun, 26th Jan)

William Morris Gallery
E17 4PP
2020-01-23
Pioneers - William Morris and the Bauhaus
This major exhibition is the first-ever to focus on the untold story of the women of Pre-Raphaelite art. (Ending Soon Sun, 26th Jan)

National Portrait Gallery
WC2H 0HE
2020-01-23
Pre-Raphaelite Sisters
Artists Anna Alcock, Hannah Ford, Miyuki Kasahara, Alke Schmidt and Sandie Sutton respond to this crisis with new work that draws on research into the causes of the decline of pollinators. (Ending Soon Sun, 26th Jan)

Vestry House Museum
E17 9NH
2020-01-23
Swarm: artists respond to the pollinator crisis
An exhibition of paintings by Alison Chaplin of the ever-changing landscape of Epping Forest. (Ending Soon Wed, 29th Jan)

Barbican Library
EC2Y 8DS
2020-01-23
‘I loved the song which Nature sung’ - London’s Epping Forest
On the centenary of the Bauhaus school, one of the most famous and influential design schools in modern history, this exhibition looks afresh at the birth of Modernism in Britain.  (Ending Soon Sat, 1st Feb)

Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)
W1B 1AD
2020-01-23
Beyond Bauhaus - Modernism in Britain 1933 to 1966
This exhibition tells the hidden story of fire hazards, how they have changed, and the efforts that have been invested in preventing and treating injuries. (Ending Soon Sat, 1st Feb)

Museum of the Order of St John
EC1M 4DA
2020-01-23
A major exhibition exploring the artist’s mastery of light through 35 of his greatest paintings, etchings and drawings. (Ending Soon Sun, 2nd Feb)

Dulwich Picture Gallery
SE21 7AD
2020-01-23
Rembrandt's Light
Experience Blake’s visionary art in his largest show in a generation​. (Ending Soon Sun, 2nd Feb)

Tate Britain
SW1P 4RG
2020-01-23
William Blake
Industrial design studio PriestmanGoode explores the issue of waste in travel. (Ending Soon Sun, 9th Feb)

The Design Museum
W8 6AG
2020-01-23
Get Onboard: Reduce. Reuse. Rethink
This exhibition uses paintings, drawings, photographs and memorabilia to illustrate the surprising histories of London’s Royal Parks. (Ending Soon Sun, 9th Feb)

Garden Museum
SE1 7LB
2020-01-23
Play, Protest and Pelicans: A People’s History of London’s Royal Parks