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The American Dream: Pop to PresentThe American Dream: Pop to PresentThe American Dream: Pop to PresentThis spring the British Museum stages the first major exhibition on modern and contemporary American printmaking. Through the work of artists like Jasper Johns, Roy Lichtenstein and Andy Warhol, The American Dream: pop to present takes us through fifty years of American art, from Pop art to the New York and West Coast scenes in the early 1960s to t2017-03-28T00:00:00+01002017-06-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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event > Exhibitions > Special exhibits - Museums
PRICING  £16.50 (Adults), Free (Children under 16)
DATES  9th March to 18th June 2017
This spring the British Museum stages the first major exhibition on modern and contemporary American printmaking. Through the work of artists like Jasper Johns... More about this event
 
Places Of The Mind: British Watercolour Landscapes 1850-1950Places Of The Mind: British Watercolour Landscapes 1850-1950An exhibition of watercolour landscapes from both the Victorian era and modern times by James McNeil Whistler, Edward Burne-Jones, John Singer Sargent, Muirhead Bone, Paul Nash, John Minton, Henry Moore and Graham Sutherland.2017-03-28T10:00:00+01002017-08-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Places Of The Mind: British Watercolour Landscapes 1850-1950
 
The Edward W Said London Lecture Justice, Not RevengeThe Edward W Said London Lecture Justice, Not RevengeLiterary & Education, Discussion/Debate.2017-03-31T18:30:00+01002017-03-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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The Edward W Said London Lecture Justice, Not Revenge
 
American Art Goes Pop: Alastair Sooke In ConversationAmerican Art Goes Pop: Alastair Sooke In ConversationLiterary & Education, Discussion/Debate.2017-04-07T18:30:00+01002017-04-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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American Art Goes Pop: Alastair Sooke In Conversation
 
The Crick Crack Club Presents 7 PrincessesThe Crick Crack Club Presents 7 PrincessesLiterary & Education, Storytelling.2017-04-07T18:30:00+01002017-04-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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The Crick Crack Club Presents 7 Princesses
 
Epic Sundays: Seven PrincessesEpic Sundays: Seven PrincessesPerformance storytelling.2017-04-09T14:30:00+01002017-04-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Epic Sundays: Seven Princesses
 
BUG Special: American Pop Video ArtBUG Special: American Pop Video ArtExhibitions & Art, Multimedia.2017-04-21T19:00:00+01002017-04-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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BUG Special: American Pop Video Art
 
Beyond the Great WaveBeyond the Great WaveBeyond the Great WaveWithout Japanese printmaker Katsushika Hokusai, "Impressionism might never have happened", so says Jason Farago, writing for the BBC. It's a claim backed up by none other than the British Museum whose exhibition examines "the moment when European art started turning Japanese". Looking at the last thirty years of Hokusai's career, from around 1820 t2017-05-25T00:00:00+01002017-08-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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event > Exhibitions > Special exhibits - Museums
DATES  25th May to 13th August 2017
Without Japanese printmaker Katsushika Hokusai, "Impressionism might never have happened", so says Jason Farago, writing for the BBC. It's a claim backed up by... More about this event
 
 
 

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Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
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Exhibitions | Until 19th June 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Shunga: Sex And Pleasure In Japanese Art

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Royal Opera: Die Meistersinger Von Nurnberg
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Concerts | Until 31st March 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Shunga: Sex And Pleasure In Japanese Art

Kasper Holten ends his tenure as The Royal Opera's Director of Opera with this new production of Wagner's opera about ...More

 
The Design Line
Exhibitions | Until 30th June 2017 

London Transport Museum 2 minutes walk from Shunga: Sex And Pleasure In Japanese Art

Take a tour of the new stations, art and public space on London's newest railway in this interactive exhibition....More

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Exhibitions | Until 23rd April 2017 

London Transport Museum 2 minutes walk from Shunga: Sex And Pleasure In Japanese Art

A collection of designs and findings drawn from new research that the RCA has developed through public workshops with over ...More

42nd Street
Theatre | Until 22nd July 2017 

Theatre Royal Drury Lane 3 minutes walk from Shunga: Sex And Pleasure In Japanese Art

Broadway comes to the West End in 2017 with classic musical 42nd Street. Replacing Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, the ...More

Stepping Out
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Theatre | Until 17th June 2017 

Vaudeville Theatre 3 minutes walk from Shunga: Sex And Pleasure In Japanese Art

Amanda Holden, Angela Griffin, Tracy-Ann Oberman, Tamzin Outhwaite and Nicola Stephenson star in Richard Harris' bittersweet comedy drama, Stepping Out, ...More

 
Matilda The Musical
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Theatre | Until 15th October 2017 

Cambridge Theatre 3 minutes walk from Shunga: Sex And Pleasure In Japanese Art

The Royal Shakespeare Company's multiple award-winning musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's celebrated children's book Matilda is a big hit at ...More

 
The Lion King
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Theatre | Until 4th June 2017 

The Lyceum Theatre 3 minutes walk from Shunga: Sex And Pleasure In Japanese Art

The Lion King tells the story of Simba - the epic adventure of his battles, his friendships, his dreams and ...More

 
Limehouse
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Theatre | Until 15th April 2017 

The Donmar Warehouse 3 minutes walk from Shunga: Sex And Pleasure In Japanese Art

A thrilling new drama by Steve Waters, Limehouse fictionalises a power struggle at the heart of British politics in 1981 ...More

 
The Play That Goes Wrong
The Play That Goes Wrong
Theatre | Until 10th September 2017 

Duchess Theatre 3 minutes walk from Shunga: Sex And Pleasure In Japanese Art

Presented by the award-winning, international comedy company Mischief Theatre, The Play That Goes Wrong follows the inept and accident prone ...More

 

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Film Events | From 24th June 

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The Luna Cinema comes to Crystal Palace Park for one weekend in June....More

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Film Events | On 14th June 

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Film Events | From 2nd August 

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Film Events | On 19th September 

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Royal Opera House

Mozart's fourth opera, premiered when he was 14, is back on Jean Racine's story of jealous love and political intrigue....More

Picturehouse Travelling Cinema
Film Events | Until 6th April 

Ealing Filmworks

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In December 2016 construction of the Ealing Filmworks development began confirming the long-awaited cinema, operated ...More

 
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Foodie Events | On 9th April 

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Herne Hill pub blending the relaxed vibe of nearby Dulwich Village and the party feel ...More

 
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