Black History Month: What to see

Martine Rose SS22 Lookbook. Part of the exhibition The Missing Thread at Somerset House.

We've selected some of the best exhibitions to see with a National Art Pass during Black History Month.

October is Black History Month, a nationwide celebration of Black culture, arts and history, held annually in recognition of the significant achievements and contributions of Black people to British society.

This year's theme is 'Saluting Our Sisters', highlighting the crucial role that Black women have played in shaping history, inspiring change and building communities.

To help you plan what to see during Black History Month, we've rounded up some incredible exhibitions exploring history, culture and identity by some of the most exciting artists working today.

From a fashion blockbuster to a contemporary portrait exhibition, scroll down for our 10 picks – and remember to explore our full exhibition and events listings for more.

Don't forget to pack your National Art Pass: you'll get great benefits at lots of these venues.

Discover some of the best exhibitions to visit with a National Art Pass this Black History Month

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The National Art Pass lets you enjoy free entry to hundreds of museums, galleries and historic places across the UK, while raising money to support them.

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