East Wing X Collection: Material Matters

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 27TH JULY 2013

ADDRESS
Somerset House, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R 1LA 
 
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Dates:
20th January 2012 until 27th July 2013
 
OPENING TIMES
From Jan 20, Mon-Sun 10am-6pm, Dec 24, 10am-4pm, closed Dec 25, ends Jul 27 2013
 
PRICES
Free
 

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East Wing X Collection: Material Matters at Somerset House. Contemporary works in a variety of media by established and emerging artists including Caroline Achaintre, Rosalind Davis, Damien Hirst, Kristy Howe and Tim Noble.

 

About Somerset House

Somerset House, once the site of a spectacular Tudor palace, now includes a magnificent 18th century art gallery housing celebrated collections belonging to the Courtauld Institute Gallery, as well as the Embankment Galleries (which replaced the Hermitage Rooms and The Gilbert Collection - the latter re-opened at the Victoria and Albert Museum in June 2009). More about Somerset House

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Temple Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Embankment Underground Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
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Charing Cross Railway Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Blackfriars Railway Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

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Drury Lane NCP
 
8 minutes walk
 
St Martins Lane NCP
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO), St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 8 minutes from East Wing X Collection: Material Matters
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War Horse
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New London Theatre, Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 8 minutes from East Wing X Collection: Material Matters
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London > Entertainment > Theatres
Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from East Wing X Collection: Material Matters
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London > Entertainment > Theatres
Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 3 minutes from East Wing X Collection: Material Matters
Situated alongside the Savoy Hotel, the building of the current theatre with its Art Deco auditorium, was financed by Richard d'Oyly Carte with the considerable profits ... More
 
 
 
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Courtauld Institute Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 1 minute from East Wing X Collection: Material Matters
Manet's 'Bar at the Folies-Bergeres', Van Gogh's 'Self-Portrait with a Bandaged Ear' and Renoir's 'La Loge' are just a few of the celebrated artworks displayed at ... More
 
 
 
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London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | Same location as East Wing X Collection: Material Matters
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Somerset House, The Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | Same location as East Wing X Collection: Material Matters
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Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden
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Somerset House South Wing Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | Same location as East Wing X Collection: Material Matters
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Somerset House events

 
Designing Interventions To Support Dementia Care: Presentations And Panel DiscussionDesigning Interventions To Support Dementia Care: Presentations And Panel DiscussionWith Professor Paul Chamberlain, Dr Lesley Collier, Dr Hugo De Waal, Fiona Fowler, Dr Anke Jakob, Maizie Mears-Owen and Karin Tancock.24th October 2014Friday 24th October 2014 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
Category: event
Today Only
Designing Interventions To Support Dementia Care: Presentations And Panel Discussion
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Literary Events & Book Signings
PRICING  Free, ticketed via www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/designing-interventions-to-support-dementia-care-presentations-and-panel-discussion-tickets-13176636675
DATES  Friday 24th October 2014 - 2pm-4pm
VENUE  Somerset House 
With Professor Paul Chamberlain, Dr Lesley Collier, Dr Hugo De Waal, Fiona Fowler, Dr Anke Jakob, Maizie Mears-Owen and Karin Tancock.
Women Of The World: Female Diplomats' Unthinkable....: TalkWomen Of The World: Female Diplomats' Unthinkable....: TalkWith Helen McCarthy and Serena Kutchinsky.24th October 2014Friday 24th October 2014 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
Category: event
Today Only
Women Of The World: Female Diplomats' Unthinkable....: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Literary Events & Book Signings
PRICING  Free, ticketed via www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/women-of-the-world-female-diplomats-unthinkable-tickets-13487257751
DATES  Friday 24th October 2014 - 7pm-8pm
VENUE  Somerset House 
With Helen McCarthy and Serena Kutchinsky.
Sensory Rooms: Designing Interventions To Support Dementia CareSensory Rooms: Designing Interventions To Support Dementia CareA contemporary exhibition showcasing the results of research based around multisensory stimulation for people with dementia.24th October 2014Saturday 25th October 2014 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
Category: event
Free EventNow On
Sensory Rooms: Designing Interventions To Support Dementia Care
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Modern and Contemporary Art | PRICING  Free  
DATES  23rd and 25th October 2014 at 11.30am-2pm & 24th October 2014 at 1pm-4.30pm
VENUE  Somerset House 
A contemporary exhibition showcasing the results of research based around multisensory stimulation for people with dementia.
100 Leading Ladies100 Leading Ladies24th October 2014Sunday 26th October 2014 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
Category: event
Free EventNow On
100 Leading Ladies
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography | PRICING  Free  
DATES  23rd, 24th, 25th and 26th Oct 2014 - 10am-6pm
VENUE  Somerset House 
AOI Illustration Awards Exhibition 2014AOI Illustration Awards Exhibition 2014Enjoy highlights from this year's shortlist of contemporary illustration annual competition.24th October 2014Sunday 2nd November 2014 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
Category: event
Free EventNow On
AOI Illustration Awards Exhibition 2014
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Illustration & Drawing | PRICING  Free  
DATES  2nd October to 2nd November 2014 - 10am-6pm
VENUE  Somerset House 
Enjoy highlights from this year's shortlist of contemporary illustration annual competition.
National Open Art AwardsNational Open Art AwardsWorks in a variety of media.24th October 2014Sunday 26th October 2014 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
Category: event
Free EventNow On
National Open Art Awards
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Modern and Contemporary Art | PRICING  Free  
DATES  23rd, 24th, 25th and 26th Oct 2014 - 10am-6pm
VENUE  Somerset House 
Works in a variety of media.
The Maths And Computing Magic ShowThe Maths And Computing Magic ShowWith Professor Peter McOwan.25th October 2014Saturday 25th October 2014 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
The Maths And Computing Magic Show
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Saturday 25th October 2014 at 1pm-1.30pm and 2pm-2.30pm
VENUE  Somerset House 
With Professor Peter McOwan.
Chris Stein/Negative: Me, Blondie, And The Advent Of PunkChris Stein/Negative: Me, Blondie, And The Advent Of PunkBlondie co-founder Chris Stein presents an intimate series of previously unseen photographs in celebration of his band's 40th anniversary.5th November 2014Sunday 25th January 2015 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Chris Stein/Negative: Me, Blondie, And The Advent Of Punk
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography | PRICING  Free  
DATES  5th November 2014 to 25th January 2015 - 10am-6pm
VENUE  Somerset House 
Blondie co-founder Chris Stein presents an intimate series of previously unseen photographs in celebration of his band's 40th anniversary.
De/coding the ApocalypseDe/coding the ApocalypseThis exhibition will use the latest technology to investigate our fascination with the Book of Revelation.7th November 2014Friday 19th December 2014 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
De/coding the Apocalypse
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Multimedia | PRICING  Free  
DATES  7th November to 19th December 2014 - 12noon-6pm
VENUE  Somerset House 
This exhibition will use the latest technology to investigate our fascination with the Book of Revelation.
Skate At Somerset HouseSkate At Somerset HouseSkate At Somerset HouseThe grand 18th-century courtyard of Somerset House makes for a spectacular backdrop for one of the most popular ice rinks in town. Skating around under the 40-foot Christmas tree with a hot toddy to keep out seasonal chills is one of London's most appealing winter rituals - and a superb way to ease yourself into the festive spirit. If your youngste11th November 2014Sunday 11th January 2015 Where:
Somerset House,   Strand      WC2R 1LA
Category: event
On Soon
Skate At Somerset House
event > Seasonal > Christmas
DATES  11th November 2014 to 11th January 2015
VENUE  Somerset House 
The grand 18th-century courtyard of Somerset House makes for a spectacular backdrop for one of the most popular ice rinks in town. Skating around under the 40-foot Christmas tree with a hot toddy to keep out seasonal chills is one of London's most appealing winter rituals - and a superb way to ease yourself into the festive spirit. If your youngste... More about this event
 
 

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Sensory Rooms: Designing Interventions To Support Dementia Care
Exhibitions | Until 25th October 2014 

Somerset House

A contemporary exhibition showcasing the results of research based around multisensory stimulation for people with dementia....More

AOI Illustration Awards Exhibition 2014
Exhibitions | Until 2nd November 2014 

Somerset House

Enjoy highlights from this year's shortlist of contemporary illustration annual competition....More

Illuminating Objects: West African Carved Wooden Pulley
Exhibitions | Until 12th November 2014 

The Courtauld Gallery

Display to highlight the object made by the Mande-speaking Guro people of central Cote d'Ivoire, West Africa, and dated to ...More

Women Of The World: Female Diplomats' Unthinkable....: Talk
Exhibitions | On 24th October 2014 

Somerset House

With Helen McCarthy and Serena Kutchinsky....More

Designing Interventions To Support Dementia Care: Presentations And Panel Discussion
Exhibitions | On 24th October 2014 

Somerset House

With Professor Paul Chamberlain, Dr Lesley Collier, Dr Hugo De Waal, Fiona Fowler, Dr Anke Jakob, Maizie Mears-Owen and Karin ...More

The Courtauld Collection
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2015 

The Courtauld Gallery

Paintings, sculpture, drawings and prints from the early Renaissance period to the 20th century....More

Jack Of Diamonds
Exhibitions | Until 18th January 2015 

The Courtauld Gallery

A special display of 11 early 20th-century Russian avant-garde paintings marking the importance of the Jack of Diamonds group, founded ...More

Jasper Johns: Regrets
Jasper Johns: Regrets
Exhibitions | Until 14th December 2014 

The Courtauld Gallery

American artist Jasper Johns, a forerunner of Pop Art, proves that at 84 he still has the pulling power to ...More

 
Egon Schiele: The Radical Nude
Egon Schiele: The Radical Nude
Exhibitions | Until 18th January 2015 

The Courtauld Gallery

Erotic drawings and watercolours of male and female nudes, some of an explicit nature, Egon Schiele: The Radical Nude provides ...More

 
100 Leading Ladies
Exhibitions | Until 26th October 2014 

Somerset House

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