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Displayed in date order by how soon they close.

An exhibition of paintings by Alison Chaplin of the ever-changing landscape of Epping Forest. (Ending Soon Wed, 29th Jan)

Barbican Library
EC2Y 8DS
2020-01-29
‘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
2020-01-29
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
2020-01-29
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
2020-01-29
Rembrandt's Light
Experience Blake’s visionary art in his largest show in a generation​. (Ending Soon Sun, 2nd Feb)

Tate Britain
SW1P 4RG
2020-01-29
William Blake
Industrial design studio PriestmanGoode explores the issue of waste in travel. (Ending Soon Sun, 9th Feb)

The Design Museum
W8 6AG
2020-01-29
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
2020-01-29
Play, Protest and Pelicans: A People’s History of London’s Royal Parks
These photographs, often taken by monks and housed within monasteries, depict day-to-day life for both the monastic and lay communities. (Ending Soon Sun, 9th Feb)

The British Library
NW1 2DB
2020-01-29
Sacred Laos in Photographs: The Monks’ Gaze
This display of winning entries from the latest Army Film and Photographic Competition gives a unique insight into life in the British Army. (Ending Soon Thu, 13th Feb)

National Army Museum
SW3 4HT
2020-01-29
Army Film and Photographic Competition: 2020 winners
In a cold room, specially created for the exhibition, slices taken from Antarctic ice cores appear to float on a solid ice floor. (Ending Soon Fri, 14th Feb)

Arup Phase 2 gallery
W1T 4BQ
2020-01-29
Wayne Binitie: Ice Floor
Explore the underbelly of our digital world in this exhibition revealing the powerful, and often hidden, forces at play in artificial intelligence. (Ending Soon Sat, 15th Feb)

Barbican Centre
EC2Y 8DS
2020-01-29
Trevor Paglen - From 'Apple' to 'Anomaly'
This exhibition showcases original archives from the collections which illustrate the prolific activism of the people of Tower Hamlets in the latter decades of the twentieth century. (Ending Soon Sat, 15th Feb)

Tower Hamlets Local History Library & Archives
E1 4DQ
2020-01-29
Unite and Resist
The little known story of one of the capital’s most intriguing cemeteries is revealed for the first time in this exhibition. (Ending Soon Sun, 16th Feb)

Brent Museum
NW10 2SF
2020-01-29
House of Life Exhibition
The winning and commended entries of the third Architecture Drawing Prize will be exhibited at Sir John Soane’s Museum. (Ending Soon Sun, 16th Feb)

Sir John Soane's Museum
WC2A 3BP
2020-01-29
The Architecture Drawing Prize
An exhibition about the making of Chinatown - find out about the construction and history of the iconic Leicester Square neighbourhood.  (Ending Soon Sat, 22nd Feb)

Westminster City Archives Centre
2020-01-29
The Making of Chinatown
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An exhibition exploring the non-stop nature of modern lives.  (Ending Soon Sun, 23rd Feb)

Somerset House
WC2R 1LA
2020-01-29
24/7
This small display considers the historical creation of single-use and repurposed objects and presents an artistic response to plastic waste washing up in Pacific islands.  (Ending Soon Sun, 23rd Feb)

The British Museum
WC1B 3DG
2020-01-29
Disposable? Rubbish and us
Discover how architects, artists and designers are responding today to some of the most urgent ecological issues of our times. (Ending Soon Sun, 23rd Feb)

Royal Academy of Arts
W1J 0BD
2020-01-29
Eco-Visionaries - Confronting a planet in a state of emergency
The exhibition features immersive environments, about 200 objects about a future live on Mars. (Ending Soon Sun, 23rd Feb)

The Design Museum
W8 6AG
2020-01-29
Moving to Mars
This exhibition showcases often unseen and recently acquired items to tell the history of the Child family of bankers and their rise to fame and fortune. (Ending Soon Sun, 23rd Feb)

Osterley Park and House
TW7 4RB
2020-01-29
Treasures of Osterley: Rise of Banking Family