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: Thursday, 4th August 2022?

 

 


Displayed in date order by how soon they close.

This exhibition explores a century of model making, and tells the story of the lacemakers, locomotive drivers and engineers who built the modern world from their kitchen tables. (Ending Soon Sun, 29th Aug)

Science Museum
SW7 2DD
2021-08-04
Brass, Steel and Fire
An exhibition devoted to the life and work of Claudia Andujar and her collaboration with the Yanomami, one of Brazil’s largest indigenous peoples. (Ending Soon Sun, 29th Aug)

Barbican Centre
EC2Y 8DS
2021-08-04
Claudia Andujar - The Yanomami Struggle
See Disney costumes and puppets from the shows on display, interactive games and crafts, plus photo opportunities. (Ending Soon Sun, 29th Aug)

Carriage Hall
WC2E 9DP
2021-08-04
This definitive retrospective charts her ground-breaking career from the 1920s to the 1990s. (Ending Soon Sun, 29th Aug)

Whitechapel Gallery
E1 7QX
2021-08-04
Eileen Agar: Angel of Anarchy
A portrait of the strength and resilience of single parent families facing austerity. (Ending Soon Sun, 29th Aug)

The Museum of the Home
E2 8EA
2021-08-04
Holding the baby
Tate Modern invites visitors of all ages to transform the floor of the Turbine Hall into an ever changing work of art. (Ending Soon Sun, 29th Aug)

Tate Modern
SE1 9TG
2021-08-04
UNIQLO Tate Play
Discover the pioneering story of photography from the 1840s to today, told through stunning still lifes of plants and botany. (Ending Soon Sun, 29th Aug)

Dulwich Picture Gallery
SE21 7AD
2021-08-04
Unearthed: Photography's Roots
This is a rare opportunity to see one of Poland’s most loved works of art. (Ending Soon Mon, 30th Aug)

National Gallery
WC2N 5DN
2021-08-04
Conversations with God - Jan Matejko’s Copernicus
The first exhibition in 20 years to explore the pioneering aesthetics and lasting legacy of this influential association of artists, designers and craftspeople. (Ending Soon Tue, 31st Aug)

William Morris Gallery
E17 4PP
2021-08-04
Within The Reach Of All: The Century Guild
White Cube presents ‘Nudità’, an exhibition of new works by Liu Wei. (Ending Soon Sat, 4th Sep)

White Cube Bermondsey
SE1 3TQ
2021-08-04
 Liu Wei Nudità
Meet one of the giants of 20th century design, a free spirit who championed good design for all and was often overshadowed by her famous male collaborators.  (Ending Soon Sat, 4th Sep)

The Design Museum
W8 6AG
2021-08-04
Charlotte Perriand: The Modern Life
Free  
The exhibition includes both gallery artists and guest artists and takes as its starting point an engraving by the great nineteenth century illustrator, Gustave Doré.  (Ending Soon Sat, 4th Sep)

Parafin
W1C 2AL
2021-08-04
The Forest
A display celebrating dub reggae and its influence on the capital. (Ending Soon Sun, 5th Sep)

Museum of London
EC2Y 5HN
2021-08-04
Dub London: Bassline of a City
A special exhibition of dazzling Tudor treasures celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Field of Cloth of Gold (Ending Soon Sun, 5th Sep)

Hampton Court Palace
KT8 9AU
2021-08-04
Gold and Glory: Henry VIII and the French King
Outdoor art exhibition by Malwawi-born artist Samson Kambalu, who has been creating flags throughout lockdown that explore ideas of national and individual sovereignty and links to emancipatory movements such as Pan-Africanism. (Ending Soon Sun, 5th Sep)

Southbank Centre
SE1 8XX
2021-08-04
Samson Kambalu – Black Jack
This exhibition focuses on the artist’s engagement with English marine and coastal subjects at a pivotal time in his career when he was living at Sandycombe Lodge. (Ending Soon Sun, 5th Sep)

Turners House
TW1 2LR
2021-08-04
Turner’s English Coasts
This touring exhibition unites contemporary indigenous artists and educators in the USA with museums and historic collections in Britain.  (Ending Soon Sun, 5th Sep)

Guildhall Art Gallery and Roman Amphitheater
EC2V 5AE
2021-08-04
Wampum: Stories from the Shells of Native America
Copies of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic torches will be on display in London during the summer. (Ending Soon Mon, 6th Sep)

Japan House
W8 5SA
2021-08-04
Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic torches
A collection with an extraordinary story, spanning hundreds of years and thousands of miles. (Ending Soon Sat, 11th Sep)

Fashion and Textile Museum
SE1 3XF
2021-08-04
Chintz: Cotton in Bloom