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Lake Keitele: A Vision of FinlandLake Keitele: A Vision of FinlandLake Keitele: A Vision of FinlandThe National Gallery unites all four versions of Akseli Gallen-Kallela's Lake Keitele in its new exhibition, Lake Keitele: A Vision of Finland. Upon visiting Finland Gallen-Kallela fell in love with the beauty of the Finnish landscape and returned to Lake Keitele over and over again, depicting it several times in his work. Now one of the most popul2018-01-18T00:00:00+00002018-02-04T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Illustration & Drawing | PRICING  Free  
DATES  15th November 2017 to 4th February 2018
The National Gallery unites all four versions of Akseli Gallen-Kallela's Lake Keitele in its new exhibition, Lake Keitele: A Vision of Finland. Upon visiting F... More about this event
 
Monochrome: Painting in Black and WhiteMonochrome: Painting in Black and WhiteMonochrome: Painting in Black and WhiteDiscover the origins of black and white paintings with The National Gallery's new exhibition, Monochrome: Painting in Black and White. From its beginnings in the Middle Ages through the Renaissance and into the 21st century, the first exhibition of its kind will explore the tradition of painting with predominantly black and white pigments, which ha2018-01-18T00:00:00+00002018-02-18T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions
DATES  30th October 2017 to 18th February 2018
Discover the origins of black and white paintings with The National Gallery's new exhibition, Monochrome: Painting in Black and White. From its beginnings in t... More about this event
 
Reflections: Van Eyck and the Pre-RaphaelitesReflections: Van Eyck and the Pre-RaphaelitesReflections: Van Eyck and the Pre-RaphaelitesThis year, the National Gallery brings together Van Eyck's Arnolfini Portrait with paintings from the Tate collection and loans from other museums for the first time. Reflections: Van Eyck and the Pre-Raphaelites explores how the Arnolfini Portrait was one of the inspirations used by the Pre-Raphaelites to forge a radical new style of painting. Acq2018-01-18T00:00:00+00002018-04-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Ongoing

event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting
DATES  4th October 2017 to 2nd April 2018
This year, the National Gallery brings together Van Eyck's Arnolfini Portrait with paintings from the Tate collection and loans from other museums for the firs... More about this event
 
Drawn In Colour: Degas From The BurrellDrawn In Colour: Degas From The BurrellDrawn In Colour: Degas From The BurrellMarking the centenary of the death of Degas, who died on 27th September 1917, Drawn in Colour: Degas from the Burrell is a fitting tribute to one of the greatest creative figures of French art. Pulling together 13 pastels, three drawings, and four oil paintings from the collection of shipping magnate Sir William Burrell, these stunning works will b2018-01-18T00:00:00+00002018-05-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Craft | PRICING  Free  
DATES  20th September 2017 to 7th May 2018
Marking the centenary of the death of Degas, who died on 27th September 1917, Drawn in Colour: Degas from the Burrell is a fitting tribute to one of the greate... More about this event
 
Jon Snow In Conversation With The National GalleryJon Snow In Conversation With The National GalleryLiterary & Education, Discussion/Debate.2018-01-19T18:30:00+00002018-01-19T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Jon Snow In Conversation With The National Gallery
 
Dress Or Drapery'Dress Or Drapery'2018-01-20T14:00:00+00002018-01-20T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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Dress Or Drapery'
 
Life Drawing Class: Raphael And Dressing The NudeLife Drawing Class: Raphael And Dressing The NudeLiterary & Education, Art Workshop.2018-01-26T18:30:00+00002018-01-26T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Life Drawing Class: Raphael And Dressing The Nude
 
Storytelling: Lake Keitele And The Legend Of KalevalaStorytelling: Lake Keitele And The Legend Of KalevalaLiterary & Education, Storytelling.2018-01-26T18:30:00+00002018-01-26T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Storytelling: Lake Keitele And The Legend Of Kalevala
 
Andrew Marr In Conversation With The National GalleryAndrew Marr In Conversation With The National GalleryLiterary & Education, Discussion/Debate.2018-02-02T18:30:00+00002018-02-02T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Andrew Marr In Conversation With The National Gallery
 
How To Draw: WaterHow To Draw: WaterLiterary & Education, Art Workshop.2018-02-03T14:00:00+00002018-02-03T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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How To Draw: Water
 
The Art Of Tranquility: Lake Keitele Mindfulness ClassThe Art Of Tranquility: Lake Keitele Mindfulness ClassLiterary & Education, Discussion/Debate.2018-02-03T14:00:00+00002018-02-03T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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The Art Of Tranquility: Lake Keitele Mindfulness Class
 
Group Discussion: Van Dyck's Portrait Of George GageGroup Discussion: Van Dyck's Portrait Of George GageLiterary & Education, Discussion/Debate.2018-02-13T12:45:00+00002018-02-13T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Group Discussion: Van Dyck's Portrait Of George Gage
 
How To Draw: SkyHow To Draw: SkyLiterary & Education, Art Workshop.2018-02-17T11:00:00+00002018-02-17T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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How To Draw: Sky
 
Stories Of Art: 1600 - 1700Stories Of Art: 1600 - 1700Literary & Education, Discussion/Debate.2018-02-21T14:00:00+00002018-03-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Stories Of Art: 1600 - 1700
 
Degas And The MonoprintDegas And The MonoprintLiterary & Education, Art Workshop.2018-02-23T18:30:00+00002018-02-23T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Degas And The Monoprint
 
Murillo: The Self PortraitsMurillo: The Self PortraitsMurillo: The Self PortraitsReuniting the only two known self-portraits by Murillo for the first time in over three hundred years, this free National Gallery exhibition marks the 400th anniversary of the artist's birth. One of the most celebrated painters of the Spanish Golden Age, Bartolomé Esteban Murillo is well known for his religious paintings and depictions of street c2018-02-24T10:00:00+00002018-05-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting | PRICING  Free  
DATES  24th February to 21st May 2018
Reuniting the only two known self-portraits by Murillo for the first time in over three hundred years, this free National Gallery exhibition marks the 400th an... More about this event
 
Tacita Dean: Still LifeTacita Dean: Still LifeAn exploration of the genre by the leading contemporary practitioner featuring a new film diptych made especially for the exhibition, Ideas for Sculpture in a Setting and Prisoner Pair.2018-03-15T10:00:00+00002018-05-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Tacita Dean: Still Life
 
The Credit Suisse Exhibition: Monet & ArchitectureThe Credit Suisse Exhibition: Monet & ArchitectureThe Credit Suisse Exhibition: Monet & ArchitectureMonet maybe best known for his paintings of lilies - impressionistic images of the floating flowers immediately spring to mind - but buildings played important and unexpected roles in his pictures. With Monet & Architecture the National Gallery presents the great French master in a new light. The first exhibition devoted to Monet's relationship wit2018-04-09T00:00:00+01002018-07-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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event > Exhibitions > Special exhibits - Galleries
PRICING  Admission charge
DATES  9th April to 29th July 2018
Monet maybe best known for his paintings of lilies - impressionistic images of the floating flowers immediately spring to mind - but buildings played important... More about this event
 
Ed Ruscha: Course of EmpireEd Ruscha: Course of EmpireEd Ruscha: Course of EmpireEd Ruscha, whose 2005 Venice Biennale Biennale installation evoked Thomas Cole's famous 'The Course of Empire'painting cycle of 183336, has his work displayed in Room 1 of the National Gallery at the same time as Cole's influential work can be seen in the Ground Floor Galleries. Compare and contrast Ruscha's 'Course of Empire' showing the industria2018-06-11T00:00:00+01002018-10-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting
DATES  11th June to 7th October 2018
Ed Ruscha, whose 2005 Venice Biennale Biennale installation evoked Thomas Cole's famous 'The Course of Empire'painting cycle of 183336, has his work displayed ... More about this event
 
Thomas Cole's JourneyThomas Cole's JourneyThomas Cole's JourneyThe National Gallery stages the first exhibition to establish British-born Thomas Cole, one of America's leading painters of the mid-19th century, as a major global figure in 19th-century landscape art. Displaying Cole's paintings alongside those of his contemporaries, including Turner and Constable, among others, we get a better understanding of h2018-06-11T00:00:00+01002018-10-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting
DATES  11th June to 7th October 2018
The National Gallery stages the first exhibition to establish British-born Thomas Cole, one of America's leading painters of the mid-19th century, as a major g... More about this event
 
Mantegna and BelliniMantegna and BelliniMantegna and BelliniGiovanni Bellini and Andrea Mantegna, two of the greatest artists of the Italian Renaissance, who were also related by marriage, are presented side by side at the National Gallery. Through major works of art - paintings, drawings and particularly sculpture, which greatly influenced both - the exhibition compares the work of the two artists. The dis2018-10-01T00:00:00+01002019-01-27T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting
PRICING  Admission charge tbc
DATES  1st October 2018 to 27th January 2019
Giovanni Bellini and Andrea Mantegna, two of the greatest artists of the Italian Renaissance, who were also related by marriage, are presented side by side at ... More about this event
 
Mantegna And BelliniMantegna And BelliniExplore the relationship between two of the greatest artists of the Italian Renaissance. Comprising major loans of paintings, drawings and particularly sculpture to compare the work of two pre-eminent artists who also happened to be related by marriage.2018-10-10T10:00:00+01002019-01-27T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Mantegna And Bellini
 
Lorenzo Lotto PortraitsLorenzo Lotto PortraitsLorenzo Lotto PortraitsRegarded as one of the greatest portraitists of the Italian Renaissance, Lorenzo Lotto portrayed a cross section of middle-class sitters and played with symbolism to add meaning to his portraits. Alongside his paintings of clerics, merchants and humanists on display at the National Gallery are some of the objects they were painted with - carpets, s2018-11-05T00:00:00+00002019-02-10T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting
PRICING  Admission charge tbc
DATES  5th November 2018 to 10th February 2019
Regarded as one of the greatest portraitists of the Italian Renaissance, Lorenzo Lotto portrayed a cross section of middle-class sitters and played with symbol... More about this event
 
 
 

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Drawn In Colour: Degas From The Burrell
Drawn In Colour: Degas From The Burrell
Exhibitions | Until 7th May 2018 

National Gallery

Marking the centenary of the death of Degas, who died on 27th September 1917, Drawn in Colour: Degas from the ...More

 
Monochrome: Painting in Black and White
Monochrome: Painting in Black and White
Exhibitions | Until 18th February 2018 

National Gallery

Discover the origins of black and white paintings with The National Gallery's new exhibition, Monochrome: Painting in Black and White. ...More

 
Reflections: Van Eyck and the Pre-Raphaelites
Reflections: Van Eyck and the Pre-Raphaelites
Exhibitions | Until 2nd April 2018 

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This year, the National Gallery brings together Van Eyck's Arnolfini Portrait with paintings from the Tate collection and loans from ...More

 
Lake Keitele: A Vision of Finland
Lake Keitele: A Vision of Finland
Exhibitions | Until 4th February 2018 

National Gallery

The National Gallery unites all four versions of Akseli Gallen-Kallela's Lake Keitele in its new exhibition, Lake Keitele: A Vision ...More

 
Life, Death and Memory
Life, Death and Memory
Exhibitions | Until 16th April 2018 

National Portrait Gallery 1 minute walk from Seduced By Art: Photography Past And Present

Tracey Emin's 'Death Mask' has been acquired by the National Portrait Gallery and can be seen as part of a ...More

 
Cezanne Portraits
Cezanne Portraits
Exhibitions | Until 11th February 2018 

National Portrait Gallery 1 minute walk from Seduced By Art: Photography Past And Present

In a major new exhibition, The National Gallery brings together more than 50 Cézanne Portraits from collections across the world ...More

 
Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2017
Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2017
Exhibitions | Until 8th February 2018 

National Portrait Gallery 1 minute walk from Seduced By Art: Photography Past And Present

Three photographers have been shortlisted for this year's Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize, the major international photography award on display ...More

 
Guest DJ: Mr Madam
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 18th January 2018 

National Portrait Gallery 1 minute walk from Seduced By Art: Photography Past And Present

The DJ combines a range of musical styles to create a set that may include Thomas Tallis, Gracie Fields, Grace ...More

London Concertante: Vivaldi Concertos By Candlelight
Concerts | On 18th January 2018 

St Martin-in-the-Fields 1 minute walk from Seduced By Art: Photography Past And Present

Ben Norris directs a performance of Vivaldi's Concerto For 2 Violins In A Minor, La Follia and Summer From The ...More

Young Frankenstein
Young Frankenstein
Theatre | Until 10th February 2018 

Garrick Theatre 1 minute walk from Seduced By Art: Photography Past And Present

Ross Noble, Lesley Joseph and Hadley Fraser lead the cast of Young Frankenstein, Mel Brooks' uproarious musical based on his ...More

 

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Chivaree Circus & Upstage Creative: Becoming Shades
Dance | From 24th January 

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The contemporary circus troupe Chivaree Circus brings together live music, aerial acrobatics, fire, dance and mime, in a re-imagining of the classic myth of Persephone. After a sell-out ...More

Bismillah: An ISIS Tragicomedy
Theatre | From 28th February 

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Wound Up and Matthew Greenhough's critically acclaimed drama exploring social alienation, radicalisation, disenfranchisement and the rock band Queen....More

Fall in London with A Stranger: A Social Experiment
Seasonal | On 14th February 

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This Valentine's Day, the Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen presents Fall in London with A Stranger: A Social Experiment. Based on Mandy Len Catron's Modern Love essay, Too ...More

Great Again: The Musical
Theatre | From 24th January 

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Isla Van Tricht's musical which explores the forgotten America that voted for Donald Trump via a tale of two young conservatives becoming politically active in Beavercreek, Ohio during the summer of 2016. Presented by Old ...More

Caravan Theatre
Theatre | From 15th February 

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The Caravan Theatre at VAULT Festival brings various evocative, humorous and intriguing newly written 20 minute plays to a small intimate audience of nine people max at a time....More

For A Black Girl
Theatre | From 24th January 

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This Is It Theatre presents Nicel Acquah's two-handed drama based on personal experience and verbatim research, which explores staggering consequences of everyday racism....More

Revelations
Theatre | From 31st January 

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Theatre-maker James Rowland tells the story of how he donated his sperm to his best friends and the consequences. Co-created with Daniel Goldman....More

Think Of England
Theatre | From 7th February 

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Anonymous Is A Woman tell the story of war office employees Bette and Vera who have been employed to send the young men off to war, having experienced all of life's pleasures. Written by Madeline ...More

Annie McGrath
Comedy | On 14th February 

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A stand-up comedy show which will leave you feeling slightly less lonely this Valentine's Day....More

ELSA
ELSA
Comedy | From 14th February 

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A musical mash-up of comedy and storytelling ELSA, Isobel Rogers' debut show, uses character comedy, ...More

 
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One of London's oldest pubs, The Spread Eagle in Homerton focuses on premium liquor, fine ...More

 
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The Old Vic celebrates its bicentenary in 2018, the Royal Academy of Arts is ...More

 
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Near Spitalfields Market, on Artillery Passage, L'Ami Malo combines a chic creperie with a French ...More

 
August in London 2018
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Summer favourites like the Notting Hill Carnival and Kids Week return and two Open Air Theatre productions are staged in London during August 2018. ...More

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