Welcome to the IanVisits alternative guide to London.
Lectures, talks, heritage events, organised walks and other random geeky miscellany.
Displayed in date order by how soon they close.
The largest exhibition of his drawings for 50 years (Ending Soon Sun, 20th Sep)
Discover the visionary work of Belgian artist Léon Spilliaert – from his celebrated self-portraits to dreamlike scenes of the North Sea coast. (Ending Soon Sun, 20th Sep)
An exhibition that celebrates the overlooked charm of common hardware around the world. (Ending Soon Sun, 20th Sep)
Anna Keen's exhibition showcasing her artworks focusing on London and our river. (Ending Soon Mon, 21st Sep)
A rediscovered collection of paintings and drawings by over forty young Zimbabwean artists that have not been exhibited together for almost 70 years. (Ending Soon Wed, 30th Sep)
Jide Odukoya’s photographic series shows Nigeria abuzz through the lens of traditional Nigerian weddings. (Ending Soon Sun, 4th Oct)
This exhibition presents George IV's life through the art that enriched his world. (Ending Soon Sun, 11th Oct)
This exhibition showcases works by graduating students from London’s leading fine art schools. (Ending Soon Sun, 11th Oct)
An exhibition of works by painters such as Manet, Monet, Renoir, Pissarro, Morisot, Degas and Gauguin – many of which have never been seen in the UK. (Ending Soon Sun, 18th Oct)
This exhibition presents the kimono as a dynamic and constantly evolving icon of fashion, revealing the sartorial, aesthetic and social significance of the garment. (Ending Soon Sun, 25th Oct)
R.I.P Germain’s Dead Yard explores multiple forms of death and mourning relating to the artist's personal experiences and the ongoing viscerality of Black life in the UK. (Ending Soon Sun, 25th Oct)
By turns poetic, adventurous and thought-provoking, this group exhibition explores our relationship with trees and forests. (Ending Soon Sat, 31st Oct)
The King’s Man Experience is an immersive exhibition featuring costumes, props and behind-the-scenes material from the movie of the same name. (Ending Soon Sat, 31st Oct)
Acclaimed artist Kara Walker presents one of the most ambitious Hyundai Commissions to date (Ending Soon Sun, 8th Nov)
A new look at the extraordinary life and work of the pop art superstar (Ends on Sun, 15th Nov)
An exhibition of works by Charles Keeping, one of the most influential of modern British book illustrators. (Ends on Sun, 29th Nov)
Discover the story of Derek Jarman’s garden at Prospect Cottage, Dungeness, in this exhibition at the Garden Museum. (Ends on Sun, 13th Dec)
Hogarth's A Rake’s Progress returns to Pitzhanger, as the centrepiece of a modern photography exhibition. (Ends on Thu, 31st Dec)
Does great art begin with studying nature, or studying the great art of the past? Decide for yourself in this gallery. (Ends on Thu, 31st Dec)
Meet monsters from 252 million years ago in a period called the Permian, when you visit this fascinating, family-friendly exhibition. (Ends on Sun, 3rd Jan)