Posts tagged "Exhibitions"

Five exhibitions to see this February

2 February 2018

From 2,000-year-old statues to contemporary art from Venice Biennale, this month’s pick of must-see exhibitions will take you on a whirlwind tour through time.

ARTIST ROOMS touring programme for 2018/19

1 February 2018

A range of exhibitions showcasing works by the likes of Gilbert & George, Diane Arbus and Richard Long will be open at galleries across the UK throughout the year.

Five exhibitions to see this September

23 August 2017

Looking for something new to see this month? We've selected five must-see shows from around the UK to put in your diary for the weeks ahead.

Five exhibitions to see this August

1 August 2017

Looking for something new to see this month? We've selected five must-see shows from around the UK to put in your diary for the weeks ahead.

Five summer blockbusters

26 May 2017

Go psychedelic with Pink Floyd, see Giacometti as never before, and help yourself to the cream of the contemporary art world – summer’s here and it’s bursting with blockbuster shows.

Three must-see Japanese exhibitions

8 May 2017

From prints to anime to architecture, these three shows exploring the art of Japan are all free or have discounted entry with a National Art Pass.

Five must-see LGBTQ exhibitions

5 April 2017

It's 50 years since the decriminalisation of male homosexuality, and this year sees a number of exhibitions marking the anniversary. Here's five you should make a point of seeing.

Five things to see at Ferens Art Gallery

16 January 2017

As Hull begins its tenure as UK City of Culture, curators Lucy West and Becky Gee pick five works to see at Ferens Art Gallery, from stunning Old Masters to modern classics.

Five short films about Robert Rauschenberg

29 November 2016

A major new exhibition of Robert Rauschenberg opens this week at the Tate Modern. These five films explore the life and work of a true artistic pioneer.

Five must-see objects at the Design Museum

23 November 2016

As the Design Museum re-opens its doors at a new space in Kensington, curator Alex Newson chooses five of his design classics from the permanent collection.

Five exhibitions about money and materialism

22 November 2016

As Black Friday hits, instead of rushing to the shops, why not go to an exhibition and reflect on our relationship with money and materialism. Here are five current shows that deal with our fascination with the green stuff.

Five free exhibitions

7 November 2016

From flesh remains to stained glass heroes, we've found five enthralling exhibitions that you can see for free with your National Art Pass.

South Africa: Five must-see objects

20 October 2016

John Giblin, the curator of the British Museum's fascinating exhibition exploring South Africa's rich creative history, shares his highlights from the show.

Video: Picasso Portraits

10 October 2016

Sarfraz Manzoor heads to the National Portrait Gallery's riveting new exhibition showcasing the modern master's portraiture.

Quiz: Rodin

10 October 2016

As The Courtauld Gallery opens an exhibition focussing on Rodin's dance-inspired works, test yourself on the life and work of the great sculptor.

Video: William Kentridge

28 September 2016

As the Whitechapel Gallery hosts a solo show by the renowned South African artist, we talk to the animator, filmmaker and political activist about his inspirations.

Best fashion exhibitions

12 September 2016

Backroom bars and bombshell rebels – the fashion shows this autumn that reveal why clothes have always been at the cutting edge.

Five autumn blockbusters

30 August 2016

This autumn, London sees a roll call of European maestros like Caravaggio, Rodin and Picasso against the radicals of American Expressionism.

Must-see summer photography shows

2 August 2016

From the dawn of photography to 1960s London; don't miss out on the best photography exhibitions taking you on a journey of the medium's evolution.

Five must-see design exhibitions

15 July 2016

From the rolling pastures of Capability Brown to radical contemporary cobblers, there is a world of ambition in these five exhibitions of visionary design.

Artists on art: Yayoi Kusama

14 July 2016

As an exhibition of masterpieces that once belonged to painters opens at the National Gallery, we ask artists to name a work that has particularly moved, influenced, fascinated or inspired them.

Artists on art: Linder

4 July 2016

As an exhibition of masterpieces that once belonged to painters opens at the National Gallery, we ask artists to name a work that has particularly moved, influenced, fascinated or inspired them.

Artists on art: David Hockney

23 June 2016

As an exhibition of masterpieces that once belonged to painters opens at the National Gallery, we ask artists to name a work that has particularly moved, influenced, fascinated or inspired them.

How to spot a Francis Bacon painting

20 June 2016

The postwar painter created works featuring screaming popes and tortured figures. Here’s a guide to identifying some of the key stylistic motifs that recur in Bacon’s oeuvre.

Five free exhibitions

16 June 2016

The joy of a National Art Pass – five fantastic shows, all completely free.

Artists on art: Cornelia Parker

7 June 2016

As an exhibition of masterpieces that once belonged to painters opens at the National Gallery, we ask artists to name a work that has particularly moved, influenced, fascinated or inspired them.

Ten things you should know about Surrealism

2 June 2016

Surrealists tapped into the subconscious, unrestricted by the confines of the rational. Melting clocks, elephants on stilts... how much do you know about this cultural movement?

Sunken Cities: Must-see objects

18 May 2016

We asked the curators of the British Museum's riviting exhibition to share their personal highlights with us.

Video: Mona Hatoum

11 May 2016

Tate Modern presents Mona Hatoum’s performance and installation work from the past 35 years; we take a look.

Charlotte Brontë: 10 facts

21 April 2016

There’s more to Charlotte Brontë than blustery landscapes, sheltered spinsters and tormented romances. On the bicentenary of the author’s birth we uncover some surprising truths.

Five photography shows

22 March 2016

From early works by the founding father to a new series by a modern-day innovator, these are the photography shows to see this season.

Interview: Simon Starling

21 March 2016

As his biggest exhibition in the UK to date opens at Nottingham Contemporary, we spoke to the Turner Prize-winning artist about industry, technology and alchemy.

Five Pre-Raphaelite shows

15 March 2016

Seductive works by the celebrated stars of Victorian art take centre stage this spring.

Five sculpture shows

9 March 2016

Pacing cats, downcast cartoon characters and fluorescent structures of light – it’s an exciting season for sculpture this spring.

Video: Botticelli Reimagined

3 March 2016

Art critic Alastair Sooke takes a look at the enduring impact of Sandro Botticelli at the V&A’s new exhibition.

Video: Performing for the Camera

24 February 2016

Curator and art critic Morgan Quaintance takes a look at Tate Modern's exhibition exploring performance and photography.

Five solo shows to see solo

2 February 2016

Want to take time out from Valentine’s Day? Here are some of the best solo exhibitions to go and see by yourself.

Five globetrotting exhibitions

2 February 2016

From the bonfire-lit landscapes of Norway to the secret worlds beneath the Sicilian shores, let these exhibitions transport you.

Five free exhibitions

6 January 2016

Be kind to your bank balance this January: a National Art Pass is all you need to enjoy these five culturally-enriching shows.

Have yourself a Victorian Christmas

14 December 2015

The Victorians began many of our beloved Christmas traditions; the turkey, mulled wine, cards and of course, the Christmas tree. Rediscover our festive heritage at these museums and grand houses.

fig-2 interview: Laura Eldret

14 December 2015

Laura Eldret opened fig-2's first exhibition and this week, she opens the last. The artist tells us about her time in Mexico and going beyond the cliché.

Winter days out

10 December 2015

We pick some of the best days out to beat the chill and give you a festive glow.

What to see: Exhibitions 2016

8 December 2015

From Italian old masters to the creators of comic culture, internet-based installations to Shakespeare-inspired scenes; these are the exhibitions to get excited about in 2016.

fig-2 open call winner: Manuel Mathieu

2 December 2015

The Goldsmiths MA student beat over 230 applicants to win fig-2’s open call. He tells us about his forthcoming fig-2 show and his search for a subject matter.

Five moving image artists to see

1 December 2015

From the human psyche to modern warfare, here are some incredible contemporary artists who are using time-based media to make sense of the world around us.

Five photography shows

30 November 2015

Lightning bolts, pleasure piers and decomposing pigs are among the subjects in front of the lens in these five exhibitions.

Five Victorian photographers

19 November 2015

Ahead of the Julia Margaret Cameron exhibition at the V&A, we look at some of the key pioneers of the medium.

Quiz: Alexander Calder

10 November 2015

Calder’s pioneering 3D performance sculptures won him a place on a US stamp and many accolades; how much do you know about this fascinating artist?

Five drawing shows

4 November 2015

From mathematically precise patterns to magic in metalpoint, five shows exploring the incredible craft of drawing practice.

Your most-wishlisted this week

29 October 2015

Need inspiration for the weekend? See what exhibitions the Art Fund community have added to their list.

MC Escher: Treasure hunt

12 October 2015

As an exhibition of over 100 works by MC Escher opens at Dulwich Picture Gallery, we show you the impact the graphic artist has had on popular modern culture.

Quiz: Francisco de Goya

6 October 2015

As the National Gallery's Goya: The Portraits exhibition opens, test your knowledge of this great revolutionary artist.

Ten arty date ideas

5 October 2015

Make a date with art this autumn: our pick of top days out for you and your plus one.

Six creative collaborations

5 October 2015

Throughout history many artists have combined creativity with romance, finding inspiration and influence in each other's work – here are a few of our top partnerships.

Map: Frank Auerbach’s London

1 October 2015

From Soho clubs and East End taverns to art schools and the National Gallery, discover the places in London that have inspired the painter Frank Auerbach.

Find your must-see exhibition

30 September 2015

Having trouble deciding what exhibition to see first this autumn? Don’t worry, we’re here to help. Click on the image you like the most to discover your first arty outing of the season...

Competition: Auerbach catalogue

29 September 2015

Ahead of Frank Auerbach’s major retrospective at Tate Britain, we're giving you the chance to win one of five exhibition catalogues.

The World Goes Pop in five highlights

17 September 2015

From fluorescent bomb sculptures to 'popped' Japanese prints, we pick out some of the must-see pieces from Tate's illuminating new show.

Ai Weiwei: Interactive biography

15 September 2015

As the Royal Academy gear up for a retrospective of the Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei, we look back at the life of this most radical and visionary provocateur.

Which space traveller are you?

11 September 2015

As the Science Museum is about to open Cosmonauts: Birth of the Space Age, we help you find your inner space traveller.

Five design shows

9 September 2015

From Chanel to cycling, we outline some of the most dazzling design shows this autumn.

Q interview: Samuel West

2 September 2015

The actor talks to Art Quarterly about his passion for Frank Auerbach's work, which he discovered while playing Hamlet.

Five autumn blockbusters

1 September 2015

It's an exciting exhibition season ahead with star appearances from Ai Weiwei, Lee Miller and Francisco Goya.

Five American artists

5 August 2015

Forget sitting on the plane for seven hours – we look at five American artists that you can see without leaving the country.

Six Edinburgh exhibitions

28 July 2015

To celebrate festival season in Edinburgh, we've found six of the best shows to see while you're in town.

Six summer painting shows

7 July 2015

From action painting to elegant portraiture, these six shows celebrate the incredible diversity of the practice.

Audrey Hepburn: in clips

1 July 2015

Before heading to the National Portrait Gallery's show that celebrates the icon, get to know the person behind the glamour.

Video: Audrey Hepburn

1 July 2015

The National Portrait Gallery celebrates the remarkable life and career of Audrey Hepburn through 70 photographic portraits.

Quiz: British sculpture

24 June 2015

Know your postminimalism from your geometric modernism? Take five minutes and discover your inner art historian.

Must-see contemporary art shows

23 June 2015

From optical illusions to body-altering sensations, we take a look at the contemporary art offering this season.

Museum lates July - August

15 June 2015

Meet the super sleuths of the artworld, sample some French fancies and make a date with Audrey – our pick of the most exciting after-hours events this season.

Video: Carsten Höller

10 June 2015

Before you head to the most entertaining show of the summer, watch Sarfraz Manzoor navigate himself around this enthralling exhibition.

Must-see summer photography shows

4 June 2015

From fiercely competitive pioneers to modern masters of the medium, here are this season's unmissable photography exhibitions.

Quiz: Abstract art

3 June 2015

Know your minimalism from your cubism? In six questions we test your abstract art credentials

Competition: Grayson Perry silk scarf

27 May 2015

Following the opening of Grayson Perry’s new show at Turner Contemporary, we are giving you the chance to win your own piece of Perry’s artwork to wear.

Five summer blockbusters

21 May 2015

Spend the summer in the presence of artistic greats: Hepworth, Pollock and Picasso.

Five free exhibitions

13 May 2015

From Turner's quaint Wessex landscapes to Warhol's pioneering Pop prints, these shows won't cost a thing with your National Art Pass.

Fig-2: Open Call for Students

8 May 2015

As fig-2 approaches the halfway mark of its year-long exhibition programme, it is giving students the chance to be part of it.

Five unmissable fashion shows

29 April 2015

From Audrey in Givenchy to golden gimp masks by McQueen – here are our pick of the most stylish shows to see this season.

Quiz: Which Wonderland character are you?

28 April 2015

Are you the life and soul of the tea party or a timid type with bad time management? To celebrate the opening of The Alice Look at the V&A Museum of Childhood, we help you find your Wonderland alter-ego.

Ten ½ things you didn't know about Sonia Delaunay

15 April 2015

Adopted by her uncle, unimpressed by Picasso and co-creator of an art movement inspired by a baby's quilt – we dig up some surprising facts about Delaunay ahead of the retrospective at Tate.

fig-2: Confessions on a dancefloor

2 April 2015

Fatoş Üstek is curating 50 exhibitions in 50 weeks as part of fig-2 at the ICA Studio. Here, she celebrates being a quarter of the way through the project.

Blogging fig-2: 50 shows in 50 weeks

1 April 2015

AJ Dehany is blogging about fig-2's weekly exhibitions – all 50 of them – over the course of a year. A quarter of the way through his mission, he explains why he's doing it.

Seven artists who inspired McQueen

16 March 2015

From Sam Taylor-Johnson's rotting fruit to Bosch's visions of Hell, here are some of the incredible artists who inspired Alexander McQueen

Video: Berthe Morisot

11 March 2015

Art historian Jacky Klein explores the story of this gifted female Impressionist painter.

Alexander McQueen: Interactive biography

9 March 2015

Before heading to the V&A’s blockbuster exhibition – Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty – learn more about this pioneering fashion designer with our interactive timeline of his life.

Five spring shows

25 February 2015

Travel from surreal worlds of psychosis to tranquil countryside scenes with our pick of the top shows to see this season.

Six shows inspired by the sea

18 February 2015

How long is Britain's coastline? Ponder that brainteaser during a visit to one of these spectacular seaside exhibitions, spanning from Dorset's Jurassic Coast to the enchanted landscape of Land's End.

Fatoş Üstek interview: fig-2

9 February 2015

We speak to fig-2's Art Fund curator Fatoş Üstek about the challenge of planning 50 exhibitions in 50 weeks – and how it's gone so far.

Ten things you didn't know about Marlene Dumas

5 February 2015

Record-breaking, houseboats and Dolly Parton – as Tate opens a major new retrospective we uncover some interesting facts about world-renowned painter Marlene Dumas.

Six unmissable sculpture shows

28 January 2015

From Victorian statues in London to Louise Bourgeois in Southampton, we've rounded up this season's must-see sculpture shows.

Five photography shows

15 January 2015

From historic innovation to harrowing photojournalism – here's a snapshot of the best photography shows to see this season.

Spring museum lates

13 January 2015

From Georgian inspired gin-tasting to a sleepover with Sherlock – read our pick of the most exciting after-hours events coming up at museums and galleries this season.

Five New Year blockbusters

7 January 2015

The new year brings a host of exciting new exhibitions – here are five of our favourites.

Video: Five unmissable exhibitions

6 January 2015

New year, new art. Not sure where to begin? Art historian Jacky Klein takes us through her top five shows of the season.

Q interview: Darren Almond

16 December 2014

The artist tells Art Quarterly about the influence of literature on his photography practice and talks about his involvement in fig-1, the influential 2001 exhibition at the ICA that presented 50 exhibitions in 50 weeks.

What to see: Exhibitions 2015

10 December 2014

Potty for Perry? Mad about McQueen? We take a look at the exhibitions to get excited about over the coming year.

Pop Art Timeline

12 November 2014

Learn about the history of Pop Art through 21 key dates, from its early roots in 1940s British collage to the masters of Pop in the US.

Sherlock Holmes: Five to watch

30 October 2014

Before heading to the Museum of London's ultimate Sherlock fest, reacquaint yourself with the super sleuth and watch these five videos.

Six Victorian shows

22 October 2014

Adulterers, anarchists and the super sleuth of London - the Victorians are taking over this autumn.

Video: Jeremy Paxman on Rembrandt

16 October 2014

Rembrandt's innovative, kinetic final years of artistic greatness are explored in the National Gallery's autumn blockbuster.

Q&A: Clare Lilley, Frieze Sculpture Park curator

13 October 2014

Darth Vader, wicker sculpture and this year's show-stoppers – ahead of Frieze London, we talk to the Sculpture Park's curator about the 2014 show and the impact of the Art Fund's app.

Video: Sigmar Polke at Tate Modern

8 October 2014

Broadcaster Sarfraz Manzoor explains five things to know about Sigmar Polke before you head to this fantastic exhibition at Tate Modern.

Turner Prize 2014: Artist profiles

30 September 2014

Dying statues, printmaking workshops, knotting narratives and sandpapered Mapplethorpes – as contemporary art's biggest exhibition opens in London, we profile the four artists vying for the prize.

Turner Prize artists on show

29 September 2014

As the finalists of the 30th edition of the Turner Prize go on display at Tate Britain, we take a look at some of the previous nominees and where to see their work now.

Video: Constable vs Turner

19 September 2014

Art historian Jacky Klein takes a closer look at two major exhibitions celebrating the titans of Victorian art.

Art From Elsewhere tour announced

17 September 2014

Key works of international contemporary art from six regional museums – acquired through an ambitious Art Fund collecting scheme – are to tour the UK.

Five must-see fashion shows

16 September 2014

From purple wedding dresses to the fashion of feathers, explore the cutting edge of couture at these eye-opening exhibitions.

Five unmissable Asian exhibitions

12 September 2014

From medieval Chinese craft in Edinburgh to contemporary Indian art in Liverpool, we choose five must-see shows exploring the visual arts in Asia.

Museum lates in September

27 August 2014

Kate Mosse talks taxidermy, murder at the museum and a sonic art takeover – our pick of the most exciting after-hours events taking place at museums and galleries in September.

Competition: Turner and Constable

21 August 2014

To celebrate the stellar exhibition line-up this autumn, we're offering a double set of prizes to two of this season's biggest shows.

Autumn blockbusters

20 August 2014

From hazy romantic landscapes to rare Chinese treasures, awe-inspiring portraits to cutting-edge experimental art – we pick the top shows to see this season.

Disobedient Objects at the V&A: Five must-sees

24 July 2014

Gorilla masks belonging to feminist avengers, banners designed by Jeremy Deller's right-hand man and inflatable silver cobblestones used to outfox the police – five of our favourite badly behaved objects at the V&A.

Architecture round-up

10 July 2014

Brilliant bridges, Mackintosh buildings and the power of Louis Kahn – we round-up the best architecture events around the country.

Which Art Movement are You?

10 July 2014

Are you a Bloomsbury Group bookworm? Or a fun-loving YBA? Find out which art movement you belong to by taking our quiz.

Digital Revolution in five objects

3 July 2014

From the first £100 computer to a 100-million-user community – we tell the story of the digital revolution in five key objects.

Comics Unmasked: Five must-see comics

16 June 2014

Biting satire, law suits and radical lesbians – we choose five unmissable strips from the British Library's landmark exhibition of British comics.

Q&A: Phyllida Barlow

10 June 2014

The artist talks to Art Quarterly magazine about her different approach to sculpture and drawing – and her busy exhibition schedule.

Five archaeology exhibitions

8 May 2014

Whether it's mummies in Oxford or gold in Glasgow, see the artefacts that tell the story of mankind, from the recent past to over a million years ago.

Ruin lust: The allure of the wrecked

7 May 2014

With Ruin Lust currently showing at Tate Britain, writer Lewis Dartnell breaks down the appeal of ruins – from Tintern Abbey to the Ruins of Detroit.

Comics Unmasked: The British invasion

1 May 2014

As the British Library's new exhibition of UK comic books opens, we look at how an unlikely group of outsiders from Britain conquered one of America's most iconic art forms.

Barns-Graham painting given to Edinburgh

17 April 2014

Untitled – Firth of Forth, a major abstract work by Scottish artist Wilhelmina Barns-Graham, has been given to Edinburgh's City Art Centre through the Art Fund.

Deller's Venice pavilion comes to Bristol

14 April 2014

English Magic, an exhibition by Turner Prize-winning artist Jeremy Deller, has been brought to Bristol Museum & Art Gallery with help from the Art Fund.

Five spring fashion exhibitions

2 April 2014

From legends of French haute couture to the founders of Savile Row, we choose the best fashion exhibitions to see in the UK this spring.

Incredible Places for Mother's Day

27 March 2014

Afternoon tea at a 19th-century French chateau, a walk in Brontë Country or a game of tennis on the oldest royal court still in use – spoil your mum this Sunday with an incredible day out.

London architecture round-up

27 March 2014

Festival celebrations, city-wide tours and William Kent at the V&A – we pick the top architecture events happening in the capital this season.

Five must-see Italian exhibitions

19 March 2014

From architecture in 14th-century painting to the leading lights of 21st-century fashion, see the best of Italian art and design on display around the UK.

Five things you didn't know about Vikings

10 March 2014

From New World voyages to ear spoons, discover another side to the Vikings with these five unexpected facts about the seafaring peoples of Scandinavia.

Q&A: Salisbury Cathedral from the Meadows in Cardiff

10 March 2014

We talk to Anne Pritchard, Curator of Historic Art at National Museum Wales, about the significance of Salisbury Cathedral from the Meadows by John Constable, which is now on display as part of a UK-wide tour, partly supported by the Art Fund.

Video: Bettany Hughes on Vikings

6 March 2014

The historian and broadcaster heads to the British Museum to take a look at the new exhibition, Vikings: Life and Legend.

Art Guide 2.0: Download now

6 March 2014

Our free app is the ultimate guide to enjoying art around the UK – and now it has a fresh new look.

Museum lates in March

27 February 2014

From silent discos to steel drum orchestras, we bring you some of the most exciting after-hours events taking place at museums and galleries this March.

Five uplifting days out ideas

20 January 2014

Feeling down this January? Lift your spirits with these five upbeat UK excursions, from elephants in Glasgow to an anxious king's seaside retreat.

Five collage artists

15 January 2014

Five pioneers of cut and paste, including Hannah Höch, Pablo Picasso and Peter Blake.

Competition: Pop Art Design

19 December 2013

We're giving away two tickets, a catalogue and two cocktails at the Barbican's brilliant Pop Art Design exhibition.

Six winter days out

16 December 2013

House full of bored kids? Eaten too much turkey? Sick of Christmas television? Here are six of our favourite days out, sure to see you through the winter season.

The modernisation of Sherlock Holmes

4 December 2013

As Sherlock returns to BBC1 and the Museum of London prepares for its Sherlock Holmes exhibition, Matthew Sweet explores the enduring appeal of Arthur Conan Doyle's legendary detective.

Letter from the Editor: Painting now

2 December 2013

Art Quarterly's Editor introduces the Winter 2013 issue of the magazine, and explores the history and purpose of painting, from Van Dyck to Dana Schutz.

Turner, the sea and the Summer Exhibition

28 November 2013

The exhibition Turner and the Sea opened last week at National Maritime Museum. Exhibitions Manager, Philippa Simpson, reveals the extent to which JMW Turner ensured his seascapes stood out at crowded Academy exhibitions.

Five contemporary exhibitions

20 November 2013

Melancholy photography, food sculptures and Britain's best-selling artist – discover the latest and greatest art with these five contemporary shows.

Painting Now: The artists profiled

11 November 2013

Tate Britain's latest show celebrates the best in contemporary British painting – we've profiled the five featured artists, from fake fireplaces in fake rooms to the Lucian Freud of landscapes.

Art Fund watercolour stars in Turner show

1 November 2013

A painting of Brighton pier by JMW Turner, bought with Art Fund support, stars in a new exhibition of Turner's works opening tomorrow at the Royal Pavilion.

Frieze: Five must-see stands

17 October 2013

A visit to Britain's biggest contemporary art fair can be a daunting experience, but you can save on stress with our guide to the best of this year's Frieze.

Video: Elizabeth I & Her People

16 October 2013

Art Quarterly's Editor, Charlotte Mullins, takes a look at the National Portrait Gallery's new exhibition, Elizabeth I & Her People.

Video: Paul Klee at Tate Modern

16 October 2013

Art historian Rosie Rockel presents an introduction to Tate Modern's fascinating new exhibition, Paul Klee: Making Visible.

Five must-see fashion shows

19 September 2013

To mark the end of London Fashion Week we've chosen five unmissable haute-couture exhibitions, from Parisian fashionistas to a king's pearl earring.

Five UK photography collections

19 September 2013

To celebrate the launch of the Science Museum's new Media Space, we've chosen the greatest collections of photography to see across the country.

Win a limited edition Bowie print

20 March 2013

To celebrate the opening of the V&A's landmark exhibition David Bowie is, we're giving you the chance to win an exclusive print.

Five new year blockbusters

9 January 2013

Nothing in your new year's diary? Make plans and book tickets to our five favourite upcoming exhibitions, from Manet to Pompeii.

Your favourite Pre-Raphaelite painting

8 January 2013

As we say a fond farewell to the Tate Britain's blockbuster exhibition Pre-Raphaelites: Victorian Avant-Garde we'd like to know which painting seduced you the most.

Five must-see contemporary shows

12 October 2012

To celebrate the opening of this year's Turner Prize, Britain's most controversial contemporary art event, we've chosen our favourite contemporary exhibitions across the country.

Passions of the Soul: Rembrandt at the Hunterian

17 September 2012

The Hunterian Art Gallery reopened this September with a major international exhibition centred on Rembrandt's The Entombment. Peter Black, the show's curator, explores the enigma surrounding this intriguing painting.

Five autumn blockbusters

12 September 2012

Post-Olympic blues? Fear not! The autumn exhibition season is here, and we've picked our highlights from across the country.

Seven sporting exhibitions

23 July 2012

On the brink of the Olympics, we've chosen our favourite seven sporting exhibitions across the UK.

Staging the World: ArtFunded objects

20 July 2012

More than ten of the 190 objects at the British Museum's blockbuster Shakespeare museum were bought with help from the Art Fund. Browse a gallery of our favourites...

ARTIST ROOMS: Robert Mapplethorpe Scottish tour

30 January 2012

The ARTIST ROOMS tour returns for a fourth year bringing 19 new exhibitions to 17 venues and this year has three chances to see the work of photographer Robert Mapplethorpe in Scotland!

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