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

 

 

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Displayed in date order by how soon they close.

Meet monsters from 252 million years ago in a period called the Permian, when you visit this fascinating, family-friendly exhibition.  (Ending Soon Wed, 4th Nov)

Horniman Museum
SE23 3PQ
2020-10-18
 Permian Monsters: Life Before the Dinosaurs
A new look at the extraordinary life and work of the pop art superstar (Ending Soon Wed, 4th Nov)

Tate Modern
SE1 9TG
2020-10-18
Andy Warhol
Across three floors, sculptures, projections, light works and installations continue Janssens’ exploration of perception and ephemerality. (Ending Soon Wed, 4th Nov)

South London Gallery (Fire Station Galleries)
SE15 5LQ
2020-10-18
Ann Veronica Janssens: Hot Pink Turquoise
£20  
In this first major exhibition of Artemisia’s work in the UK, see her best-known paintings, as well as her self portraits, and recently discovered personal letters. (Ending Soon Wed, 4th Nov)

National Gallery
WC2N 5DN
2020-10-18
Artemisia
A journey through the ground-breaking works of this quintessential contemporary artist. (Ending Soon Wed, 4th Nov)

Tate Modern
SE1 9TG
2020-10-18
Bruce Nauman
Discover the story of Derek Jarman’s garden at Prospect Cottage, Dungeness, in this exhibition at the Garden Museum.  (Ending Soon Wed, 4th Nov)

Garden Museum
SE1 7LB
2020-10-18
Derek Jarman: My garden’s boundaries are the horizon
A display celebrating dub reggae and its influence on the capital. (Ending Soon Wed, 4th Nov)

Museum of London
EC2Y 5HN
2020-10-18
Dub London: Bassline of a City
The largest UK exhibition of this influential artist, teacher and curator (Ending Soon Wed, 4th Nov)

Tate Modern
SE1 9TG
2020-10-18
Dóra Maurer
Created as a 'space to sit and read and be', library of exile is an installation by British artist and writer, Edmund de Waal, housing more than 2,000 books in translation, written by exiled authors. (Ending Soon Wed, 4th Nov)

The British Museum
WC1B 3DG
2020-10-18
Edmund de Waal - Library of exile
Evoking the experience of being in a club, the exhibition will transport you through the people, art, design, technology and photography that have been shaping the electronic music landscape. (Ending Soon Wed, 4th Nov)

The Design Museum
W8 6AG
2020-10-18
Electronic: From Kraftwerk to The Chemical Brothers
A solo exhibition of over fifty artworks spanning Damien Hirst’s formative years as a student in the 1980s to becoming one of Britain’s leading contemporary artists during the 1990s. (Ending Soon Wed, 4th Nov)

Newport Street Gallery
SE11 6AJ
2020-10-18
End of a Century
Faces of a Queen gives visitors a once-in-a-generation chance to see three of the greatest depictions of Elizabeth I together. (Ending Soon Wed, 4th Nov)

Queen's House
SE10 9NE
2020-10-18
Faces of a Queen - the Armada Portraits
This installation by Darren Waterston presents a decadent interpretation of James Abbott McNeill Whistler's famed Peacock Room, a sumptuous 19th-century interior. (Ending Soon Wed, 4th Nov)

Victoria and Albert Museum
SW7 2RL
2020-10-18
Filthy Lucre: Whistler's Peacock Room Reimagined
Unearth the mystery of the largest ever Bronze Age hoard discovered in London (Ending Soon Wed, 4th Nov)

Museum of London Docklands
E14 4AL
2020-10-18
Havering Hoard: A Bronze Age Mystery
Acclaimed artist Kara Walker presents one of the most ambitious Hyundai Commissions to date (Ending Soon Wed, 4th Nov)

Tate Modern
SE1 9TG
2020-10-18
Kara Walker
Showing sculptures by Helaine Blumenfeld at Canary Wharf gives an unrivalled opportunity to view them in the context of hard interior and exterior architecture as well as carefully designed outdoor spaces amongst mature trees. (Ending Soon Wed, 4th Nov)

Canada Square Park
E14 5AB
2020-10-18
Looking Up: Helaine Blumenfeld at Canary Wharf
The first major exhibition of dancer and choreographer Michael Clark. This exploration of Clark’s work establishes his radical presence in British cultural history. (Ending Soon Wed, 4th Nov)

Barbican Centre
EC2Y 8DS
2020-10-18
Michael Clark - Cosmic Dancer
Discover a myriad of works by household names and emerging artists in this annual art exhibition. (Ending Soon Wed, 4th Nov)

Royal Academy of Arts
W1J 0BD
2020-10-18
Summer Exhibition 2020
Explore the radical force that transformed the religious, cultural and political landscape of India and beyond in this landmark exhibition. (Ending Soon Wed, 4th Nov)

The British Museum
WC1B 3DG
2020-10-18
Tantra - enlightenment to revolution