See all events taking place in Hayward Gallery Hayward Gallery has a long history of presenting work by the world's most adventurous and innovative artists. For free entry to all exhibitions become a Southbank Centre Member. Opened by Her Majesty The Queen in 1968, it is an outstanding example of sixties brutalist architecture and is one of the few remaining buildings of this style. It was designed by a group of young architects, including Dennis Crompton, Warren Chalk and Ron Herron. Hayward Gallery is named after the late Sir Isaac Hayward, the former leader of the London County Council. Upcoming Exhibition Our next exhibition is History Is Now: 7 Artists Take On Britain (Tue 10 Feb 2015–Sun 26 Apr 2015 ). Opening times Monday 12 noon – 6pm Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday 11am – 7pm Thursday and Friday 11am – 8pm Tickets Prices include a small voluntary donation in support of Hayward Gallery. Book Tickets Groups Supporting Southbank Centre
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MOCA London - HomeGasworks - Gallery, Studios and International Residency ProgrammePhotographers' Gallery | 16-18 Ramillies St W1F 7LW | Art galleriesNew exterior of the Photographers' Gallery, Ramilies St Kate Elliott Time Out rating: <strong>Rating: </strong><span class='lf-avgRating'>4</span>/5 Time Out says Posted: Fri Jan 11 2013 The Photographers' Gallery's six-storey premises on Ramillies Street has reopened after a full facelift. What do you think? Review this - you could win a luxury hotel stay Address: Photographers' Gallery 16-18 Ramillies St London W1F 7LW Venue phone: 020 7087 9300 Venue website: www.thephotographersgallery.org.uk Opening hours: Mon-Wed, Fri, Sat 10am-6pm; Thu 10am-8pm; Sun 11.30am-6pm. What's on at Photographers' Gallery Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2014 Photography Free This celebrated annual photographic award exhibition is back with four new nominations who are all worthy of the £30,000 prize, but who will take home the coveted prize. Giacomo Brunelli: Eternal London An exclusive black and white commission for the gallery’s Print Sales celebrates our capital in the Italian photographer’s film noir style.
THE BRICK LANE GALLERY LONDON | CONTEMPORARY | STREET ART BANKSY | FAILE | JAMIE HEWLETTHome - Camden Arts CentreKeep calm and...partez à Londres! 25 choses à faire!Alice Publié February 20, 2013 Capitale cosmopolite et fascinante, Londres captive ses visiteurs tout autant que ses habitants. Et s’il est de coutume de visiter le Palais de Buckingham, le Tower bridge ou la Cathédrale Saint-Paul, la vie londonienne ne s’arrête pas là… Que font les locaux? Goutez, regardez, testez, écoutez, et, surtout, ne vous arrêtez jamais de découvrir Londres… 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. source: boulevardesrendezvous sur instagram 13.
John Jones Framers London | Museum Standard Fine Art Framing & MoreIt's moving from I to it – FormContentSoane Museum, London - Sir John Soane, R.A., ArchitectCubitt GalleryCubitt shop: Design Research Unit 1942-72 by Michelle Cotton Design Research Unit 1942-72 by Michelle Cotton Design Research Unit 1942-72 is a survey of the history of the multidisciplinary practice responsible for some of the most important design produced in post-war Britain. The publication follows the Cubitt Gallery exhibition Design Research Unit 1942-72 curated by Michelle Cotton that has toured to Norwich University College of the Arts Gallery; […] (Untitled) 10 April – 25 May 2014 Private View Wednesday 9 April, 6.30-9pm — They were two superior eels at the bottom of the tank and they recognised each other like italics.* The Shape of a Right Statement brings together works by Cynthia Maughan with Ben Kinmont and Wu Tsang – works returning […] Attachments & Assignations with Sara Deraedt, Rita Donagh, William E Jones, Alan Michael, Gunvor Nelson, Lena Tutunjian Morag Keil Solo exhibition 19 October – 24 November 2013 Jef Geys: Events Two events as part of Jef Geys’ exhibition at Cubitt
Home | Institute of Contemporary ArtsOpen House LondonHome of Charles Darwin (Down House)With its unique place in the history of science, Down House, the home of Charles Darwin, is one of the major visitor attractions in the South East. See the study where Darwin wrote 'On the Origin of Species', still as it was when he worked here, and stroll through the extensive gardens that so inspired the great scientist. Equally fascinating are the glimpses you get into the life of the Darwins in the family rooms. And there’s an exciting interactive multimedia tour, narrated by David Attenborough, to tell you more about how Darwin developed his ideas. For anyone with an interest in science and evolution, this is a fascinating family day out in Kent. Don't Miss Carnivorous plants and exotic orchids in the hot-house Warming treats in our cafe A replica of Darwin's cabin on HMS Beagle Flicker Events At Home of Charles Darwin (Down House) Down House Garden Tours Every Weds and Sun in July and August Enjoy an hour long tour of the gardens of Down House. Shop and Publications 1-3 of 3 items
General historyThe British Museum was founded in 1753, the first national public museum in the world. From the beginning it granted free admission to all 'studious and curious persons'. Visitor numbers have grown from around 5,000 a year in the eighteenth century to nearly 6 million today. The eighteenth century: origins of the British Museum The origins of the British Museum lie in the will of the physician, naturalist and collector, Sir Hans Sloane (1660–1753). Over his lifetime, Sloane collected more than 71,000 objects which he wanted to be preserved intact after his death. The gift was accepted and on 7 June 1753, an Act of Parliament established the British Museum. The founding collections largely consisted of books, manuscripts and natural specimens with some antiquities (including coins and medals, prints and drawings) and ethnographic material. The British Museum opened to the public on 15 January 1759 . The nineteenth century: expansion and discovery Images from top: