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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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.
event time 10am to 6pm
 South Kensington
 Ends on Fri, 24th Jan 2020
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This display of selected clothes, accessories and memorabilia demonstrates Hartnell’s innovation and lasting effect on British design and craftsmanship.
Norman Hartnell – A Tribute
event time 11am to 6pm
 Southwark
 Ends on Sat, 25th Jan 2020
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This comprehensive exhibition will explore five decades of the distinguished career of a British design legend.
Zandra Rhodes: 50 Years of Fabulous
event time 11am to 6pm
 Southwark
 Ends on Sat, 25th Jan 2020
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The first-ever exhibition devoted to the portraits of Paul Gauguin.
Gauguin Portraits
event time 10am to 9pm
 Trafalgar Square
 Ends on Sun, 26th Jan 2020
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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.
Inspired by the east how the Islamic world influenced western art
event time 10am to 8:30pm
 Russell Square
 Ends on Sun, 26th Jan 2020
2020-01-24
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See more than 50 paintings, prints and drawings in which this modern master of British art turns his unflinching eye firmly on himself.
Lucian Freud: The Self-portraits
event time 10am to 10pm
 Picadilly
 Ends on Sun, 26th Jan 2020
2020-01-24
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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.
Pioneers - William Morris and the Bauhaus
event time 10am to 5pm
 Walthamstow
 Ends on Sun, 26th Jan 2020
2020-01-24
2020-01-24
This major exhibition is the first-ever to focus on the untold story of the women of Pre-Raphaelite art.
Pre-Raphaelite Sisters
event time 10am to 9pm
 Soho
 Ends on Sun, 26th Jan 2020
2020-01-24
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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.
Swarm: artists respond to the pollinator crisis
event time 10am to 5pm
 Walthamstow
 Ends on Sun, 26th Jan 2020
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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.
Beyond Bauhaus - Modernism in Britain 1933 to 1966
event time 10am to 5pm
 Regent Street
 Ends on Sat, 1st Feb 2020
2020-01-24
2020-01-24

Exhibitions opening soon


Walking tours of London on Friday 24th January 2020

Are you ready to learn about London’s grim and gruesome past? Then join us on a tour that tells the tale of crime and punishment, executions and excess.
 11am to 12:45pm
 
 City of London
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Dark Side of the City Guided Walk

Discover more about this much-loved London hospital, whose history dates back nearly 900 years!
 2pm to 3:30pm
 
 Barbican
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St Bartholomew's Hospital Guided Tour

 

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