12 February 2018
Forget overpriced restaurants and crowded cinemas. Why not use your Student Art Pass to plan a cultural date with a difference? To help, we’ve put together a list of five venues with a romantic twist to impress your latest right swipe.
17 January 2018
Why not beat the winter blues by taking a weekend getaway to see some art? Hop on a train or jump in the car and explore what the UK has to offer beyond the big city.
11 October 2017
To celebrate National Libraries Week, we pick five of the richest and culturally significant libraries to visit across the UK.
5 September 2017
With autumn here, it's time to put some new dates in the diary, so here's five shows art historian Kate Bryan has picked as her unmissable exhibitions of the season.
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.
21 August 2017
Filling the coastal town of Folkestone in Kent with public art and inspiring events, Folkestone Triennial returns for its fourth instalment this year. Here’s our guide to making the most of it.
26 July 2017
In the final instalment of our 'summer of art' series, broadcaster Sarfraz Manzoor visits five cultural venues by the British seaside, all either free or half-price with a National Art Pass.
12 July 2017
Looking for summer inspiration but don’t know where to go? From elaborate palaces to specialist museums, we’ve selected 10 great places to visit this season.
11 July 2017
Our finalists for Art Fund Museum of the Year 2017 have some fantastic summer exhibitions – here’s what you can see at all five.
4 July 2017
Frieze Sculpture 2017 fills Regent’s Park with monumental works by leading artists this summer – and you can deepen your experience of the trail with our free Audio Tour app.
29 June 2017
Next up in our 'summer of art' series, broadcaster and art historian Jacky Klein visits five stunning country houses, all either free or half-price with a National Art Pass.
23 June 2017
Enjoy a guided tour of 25 works of contemporary sculpture in Regent's Park and download the free Frieze Sculpture Audio Tour app.
21 June 2017
Discover the magic and adventure of museums and galleries at night – we bring you 10 from around the UK who like to stay up late.
31 May 2017
To kick off a 'summer of art', it's time to put some new dates in the diary, so here's five shows art critic Alastair Sooke has picked as his unmissable exhibitions of the season.
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.
27 March 2017
Featuring cutting edge designers, leading academics and major private collectors, this exhibition offers a comprehensive history of British tattoo art. We asked co-curators Derryth Ridge and Stuart Slade to share their highlights.
8 March 2017
From Italian masters to British tattoo art, here's our round-up of some great new exhibitions opening this month, all either free or 50% off with a National Art Pass.
3 March 2017
Leighton House Museum won with 33% of the vote and will now be added to the eHarmony Great Date Guide, which recommends inspiring locations for memorable experiences.
1 March 2017
From iconic photos that have changed the way we see the world to visions of post-war Britain, here are five unmissable photography exhibitions this spring.
21 February 2017
Open now, opening soon and one for the diary. Featuring work in wide open spaces and one of the 20th century’s most important artists, these three shows are all free or 50% off with a National Art Pass.
15 February 2017
To mark the opening of the Whitechapel Gallery's major exhibition of Paolozzi's work, we've chosen 10 of his works in public spaces across the UK, from Cambridge to Glasgow.
15 February 2017
Kate Bryan takes a tour around London to find Eduardo Paolozzi's public sculptures, ahead of a major new exhibition of his work at the Whitechapel Gallery.
14 February 2017
Vote for the museum or gallery you think would make a dream date venue, and you could win a National Art Pass Plus One.
14 February 2017
A new exhibition celebrating the lives and love of Benjamin Britten and Peter Pears is now open at the couple's former home in Suffolk. We asked curator Dr Lucy Walker to pick her highlights.
8 February 2017
Alastair Sooke heads to Tate Britain's new exhibition celebrating the life and work of one of Britain's favourite artists.
8 February 2017
February half-term is nearly upon us. Luckily, there’s lots going on in museums and galleries all over the UK, whatever the weather.
7 February 2017
Drawing on works by Matisse, Manet, Chagall, Renoir, Degas and Picasso, the Ashmolean’s new exhibition explores the rise of modernism in 20th century Paris. We asked curator Colin Harrison to pick his highlights.
25 January 2017
To mark the annual celebration of Scotland's national poet Robert Burns, here are five fantastic Scottish exhibitions you should add to your must-see list.
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.
11 January 2017
We've picked five must-see exhibits at Britain's largest fair for Modern British and contemporary art.
9 January 2017
Be kind to your bank balance this January: a National Art Pass is all you need to enjoy these five fantastic shows.
5 January 2017
As 2017 begins, it's time to put some new dates in the diary, so here's what art historian Jacky Klein has picked as her unmissable exhibitions of the season.
7 December 2016
We pick some of the best days out to enjoy at museums and galleries around the country this Christmas.
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.
7 October 2016
As the 17th-century 'house of delight' re-opens after conservation, we pick out the star objects to track down on your visit.
5 October 2016
The biggest fixture in the capital's art calendar offers everything from immersive environments to nineties nostalgia.
4 October 2016
A bronze hare, a giant cigarette butt and a futuristic woodland chapel – we take a look at some of the curious works on display at this year's Frieze Sculpture Park.
30 August 2016
This autumn, London sees a roll call of European maestros like Caravaggio, Rodin and Picasso against the radicals of American Expressionism.
24 August 2016
Exhibitions showcasing works by Roy Lichtenstein, Andy Warhol and Joseph Beuys will open across the UK.
17 August 2016
James Fox explores five of the best historic houses in London.
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.
20 July 2016
Off to see the Armada Portrait of Elizabeth I? Here are some more local cultural attractions to see when you're done.
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.
8 June 2016
Dr James Fox presents his must-see Pre-Raphaelite houses to visit this summer.
17 May 2016
Three days off, ten great ideas to fill them. From ominous gargoyles to Russian philosophers; take some inspiration for the long weekend ahead.
7 April 2016
We take a closer look at George Stubbs’s The Kongouro from New Holland (The Kangaroo) which is currently on display at the Horniman Museum.
5 April 2016
We are giving you the chance to win one of 10 pairs of tickets to the fair, plus entry to a talk.
30 March 2016
We are offering you the chance to win dinner for two by the celebrated chef Aneke Spacie.
29 March 2016
With these fantastic fashion displays, spring is a stylish season.
17 March 2016
Whether you are a beginner or looking to perfect your drawing skills, here are two fantastic classes to attend this April. Proceeds go towards supporting our work with museums and galleries.
4 March 2016
Celebrate International Women's Day with five brilliant works by female artists, from Pre-Raphaelite Marie Spartali Stillman to YBA Sam Taylor-Johnson.
3 March 2016
We take a closer look at one of the finest Pre-Raphaelite paintings which is on display in Liverpool.
1 March 2016
Make a gallery visit not just a feast for the eyes, but a feast for the senses this Mother's Day.
1 March 2016
As the Botticelli exhibition opens at the Victoria and Albert Museum, we are giving you the chance to win tickets, a catalogue and a print.
17 February 2016
To mark the 40th anniversary of the artist’s death, we highlight some of his most telling works on public display.
15 February 2016
The first UK exhibition of the artist’s works from the Venice Biennale will open next month, with support from the Art Fund.
3 February 2016
Ahead of Valentine’s Day, we pick some of the best places to impress your date and fall in love with art.
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.
28 January 2016
As two exhibitions are set to open about the Renaissance man, we look at some surprising facts about Leonardo da Vinci.
21 January 2016
Is being creative your new year's resolution? Unleash your inner-artist and learn how to draw at our fundraising event, run by Frui.
7 January 2016
Whether you want to shake off excess pounds or take up fitness in style, we pick some of the top places to burn the calories.
7 January 2016
We take a closer look at the series of tapestries as they go on display in Bath.
6 January 2016
Start the new year with some new adventures. If one of your resolutions is to see something different, try one of these brilliantly unusual outings.
4 January 2016
Hello 2016! It's time to put some new dates in the diary; art historian Jacky Klein picks her unmissable art exhibitions of the season.
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.
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.
10 December 2015
We pick some of the best days out to beat the chill and give you a festive glow.
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.
3 December 2015
To get into the festive spirit, we take a closer look at a posset pot which features in Geffrye Museum’s Christmas Past exhibition.
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.
24 November 2015
As the colder days approach, snuggle up in one of these museum cafés.
20 November 2015
Win tickets to the Bridget Riley display, a poster signed by the artist and a catalogue.
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.
11 November 2015
Ahead of the 175th anniversary of Monet’s birth, we pick five of his great works that are currently on display in the UK.
9 November 2015
Win a catalogue, afternoon tea and tickets for two to the Titian to Canaletto: Drawing in Venice exhibition.
3 November 2015
We pick some of the top exhibitions this season that are free with your National Art Pass.
15 September 2015
As the Cosmonauts exhibition opens at the Science Museum in London, we look at how some of our four-legged friends conquered the universe.
9 September 2015
From Chanel to cycling, we outline some of the most dazzling design shows this autumn.
21 August 2015
Make the most of the last days of summer by enjoying art in the great outdoors.
19 August 2015
We are giving you the chance to win two tickets and a guidebook to explore this spectacular stately home and its celebrated art collection.
18 August 2015
‘The greatest scientists are artists as well,’ said Albert Einstein. So let your creative spirit free at some of the UK’s most inspiring science museums.
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.
28 July 2015
To celebrate festival season in Edinburgh, we've found six of the best shows to see while you're in town.
25 July 2015
Nine photographs of South Uist have been acquired by the Scottish National Portrait Gallery with help from the Art Fund.
22 July 2015
We Brits do like to be beside the seaside. However, the UK coast isn't just about beach cricket, soggy sandwiches and sandcastle competitions; see some great art too.
22 July 2015
To celebrate the opening of the World of Wedgwood, we're giving you the chance to win full-day tickets and an afternoon tea for two.
21 July 2015
Feel like the king or queen of the castle on your next trip to the seaside – if only for one day.
9 July 2015
This summer, BALTIC presents a survey exhibition and a major new commission by the Dutch artist Fiona Tan.
26 June 2015
As fig-2 celebrates the halfway mark, we go behind the scenes to find out how its weekly shows are organised.
26 June 2015
Beat that ‘sinking feeling’ with some of the most delectable afternoon teas that museums and galleries have to offer.
24 June 2015
To celebrate Waddesdon Bequest’s new home at the British Museum, we’re giving you the chance to discover the original house of this spectacular collection.
24 June 2015
Find your summer inspiration at our favourite sculpture shows of the season.
18 June 2015
As Barbara Hepworth: Sculpture for a Modern World opens at Tate Britain next week, we look at some of Hepworth’s best sculptures.
17 June 2015
To celebrate Christchurch Mansion's John Constable exhibition, we've selected the best locations to visit and follow in the artist's footsteps.
15 June 2015
Following the opening of BP Portrait Award at the National Portrait Gallery, we celebrate the seminal portraits that London’s galleries have to offer.
10 June 2015
To kick-start your day out at Brown's London Art Weekend we’re giving you the chance to fill up at the luxurious HIX Mayfair.
14 May 2015
If you are missing Sarah Lucas at this year’s Venice Biennale, we have found some of her great works that you can see here in the UK.
12 May 2015
Victorian grand houses were often characterised by impressive Gothic Revival architecture, lavish Arts and Crafts interiors and superbly manicured grounds; discover ten of the best this summer.
16 April 2015
In the run up to the General Election, why not visit the homes of some of Britain’s greatest political minds...
9 April 2015
Enjoy the great outdoors and see some fantastic art at the same time with these stunning contemporary sculptures.
30 March 2015
It's a four-day weekend – hurrah! Make the most of your time off with our guide to cultural Easter treats.
27 March 2015
On Sunday 22 March, our first fundraising walks took place at three brilliant London musueums – take a look at our photos from the day.
18 March 2015
With election fever hotting up, we take a look at six exhibitions exploring British cultural life.
18 March 2015
As the country's great mansions get set to open for the summer season, we find ten of our favourite historic houses in London.
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.
3 February 2015
To celebrate the annual Camellia Show, we're offering you the chance to win lunch for two in the award-winning Chiswick House Café.
30 January 2015
Whether you're in Glasgow or Birmingham, you're never far from one of Britain's world-famous collections of Impressionist art. From Monets in London to Sargents in Manchester, these are seven of the greatest Impressionism collections in the UK.
21 January 2015
To mark the 50th anniversary of Winston Churchill's death, we've rounded up Britain's best museums exploring the Second World War, from artillery in Hampshire to Spitfires in London.
7 January 2015
To celebrate the release of Frederick Wiseman's celebrated documentary, we've rounded up five of the greatest works in the National Gallery collection, from Renaissance masterpieces to Turner seascapes.
7 January 2015
Whether you overindulged on Christmas pudding or you've made fitness a new year's resolution, exercise in style with our round-up of Britain's biggest museum calorie burners – from labyrinthine buildings to open-air galleries.
18 December 2014
From Christmas markets in County Durham to Dickensian stories in London, we round up five of the most festive museums and galleries to visit this winter.
27 November 2014
Days out to keep you sane during the festive frenzy.
16 September 2014
From purple wedding dresses to the fashion of feathers, explore the cutting edge of couture at these eye-opening 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.
25 August 2014
The National Art Pass is your passport to great art all over the UK – here's what's on offer in London.
21 August 2014
Looking for something to do with the family this bank holiday? We've chosen our favourite places to visit over the long weekend, from Henry VIII's battleship to a Victorian town.
18 August 2014
The National Art Pass is your passport to great art all over the UK – here's what's on offer in Norfolk.
11 August 2014
The National Art Pass is your passport to great art all over the UK – here's what's on offer in the Lake District.
5 August 2014
Win tickets to the British Museum's fascinating exhibition, plus a luxury stay at the Radisson Blu Edwardian Bloomsbury Street Hotel.
4 August 2014
The National Art Pass is your passport to great art all over the UK – here's what's on offer in Cornwall.
28 July 2014
The National Art Pass is your passport to great art all over the UK – first up, we look at what's on offer in and around Edinburgh.
24 July 2014
With the Commonwealth Games in full swing, we pick five amazing museums and galleries to see in and around Glasgow.
22 July 2014
Win a delicious day out at the stunning historic house in Greenwich Park.
8 July 2014
Win tickets, a catalogue and afternoon tea at the National Portrait Gallery.
8 July 2014
Win tickets to see Goldfinger at the Open Air Cinema, plus a voucher for the Chiswick House Café.
3 July 2014
Sally Tallant, director of the Liverpool Biennial, selects her must-see events from this year's event.
26 June 2014
All eyes are on contemporary art this summer as the GENERATION exhibition programme gets underway at museums and galleries across Scotland. To celebrate, here are some of the top destinations to see cutting-edge creativity.
25 June 2014
We're giving away two tickets to the HIX Art Brunch at the inaugural open-gallery weekend in Mayfair.
25 June 2014
Heading to the coast to enjoy the summer sun? Plug in your sat-nav and make a beeline towards one of our favourite seaside museums, from Tayside to Pembrokeshire.
19 June 2014
Looking for more Matisse after seeing The Cut-Outs at Tate? Or longing for something closer to home? We've rounded up five unmissable Matisses around the UK.
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.
12 June 2014
To celebrate the opening of British Folk Art at Tate Britain, we choose the best folk art collections to see in the UK, from quilts to weathervanes.
29 May 2014
We're giving away a hamper full of Fortnum & Mason goodies – perfect for a summer picnic with your family or friends.
28 May 2014
Whether you want to see Walter Raleigh's family artefacts, the sacred banner of a Scottish clan or a wild boar at feeding time, we pick out five of the most fascinating country castles in the UK.
21 May 2014
Find out more about the six Museum of the Year finalists with our weekly Q&As. First up, Ditchling Museum tells us about craft, cake and a Charlton Heston costume.
16 May 2014
Good things can come in small packages – we choose our five of our favourite diminutive museums and galleries across the UK.
15 May 2014
To celebrate the V&A's sumptuous latest fashion show, we're giving away a pair of tickets and a book.
15 May 2014
Win tickets to the Natural History Museum's amazing exhibition, plus a book and other merchandise.
13 May 2014
As the weather gets warmer, enjoy an art-fix outdoors at one of these incredible sculpture parks and gardens.
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.
2 May 2014
All-out meringue or simple and chic? To celebrate the V&A's new show of bridal fashion, we help you find your perfect matrimonial dress.
23 April 2014
From transformed galleries in Brighton to international exhibitions in Edinburgh, we round up five unmissable arts festivals across the UK this year.
16 April 2014
Jacky Klein presents an introduction to Tate Modern's dazzling exhibition of Matisse's cut-outs.
16 April 2014
To celebrate Tate Modern's dazzling new show, we're giving away a Tate gift certificate worth £100.
2 April 2014
Win a pair of tickets, plus an exclusive artist-led tour.
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.
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.
11 March 2014
We're pleased to announce the winner of our competition, which asked art lovers to share their Incredible Places.
4 March 2014
To celebrate the opening of Ruin Lust at Tate Britain, we've picked our favourite ruined buildings across the UK, from derelict abbeys to Tudor palaces converted to Art Deco homes.
13 February 2014
To celebrate the opening of Tate Modern's Richard Hamilton retrospective, we've profiled the five most important figures in the British Pop art movement, from elder statesmen to artists who died before their time.
6 February 2014
We've launched a new campaign celebrating all the incredible places that the Art Fund works with. Which is your favourite?
5 February 2014
To celebrate the opening of Hockney: Printmaker at Dulwich Picture Gallery, we've chosen five of our favourite Hockneys to see across the UK, from American landscapes to provocative Pop art.
5 February 2014
Win tickets to the art fair's First Night event.
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.
8 January 2014
Key works from the Hepworth Wakefield collection, including several given to the gallery through the Art Fund, will be travelling south for an exhibition at the London Art Fair.
8 January 2014
Win a pair of tickets to Chiswick House’s annual floral jamboree, plus lunch for two.
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.
11 December 2013
From jolly Dutch skaters to austere Yorkshire landscapes, we've chosen our favourite five seasonal masterpieces to see in galleries across the UK.
21 November 2013
Welsh castles, steam engines and a storm at sea – as Turner and the Sea opens at the National Maritime Museum, we choose the artist's greatest paintings to see in UK galleries.
20 November 2013
Melancholy photography, food sculptures and Britain's best-selling artist – discover the latest and greatest art with these five contemporary shows.
14 November 2013
To celebrate the opening of Hello, My Name is Paul Smith at the Design Museum, we’ve chosen five of our favourite design collections across the UK, from Arts and Crafts pioneers to inspiring metalwork.
13 November 2013
To celebrate the Design Museum’s fascinating new exhibition, we’re giving away tickets and lunch at the Blueprint Café.
30 October 2013
From a vengeful carpenter to one of the most famous paranormal photographs ever taken, we've hunted down five of the most haunted museums across the UK.
23 October 2013
Heading to Derry-Londonderry for this year's Turner Prize? We've chosen five things to see while you're visiting 2013's UK City of Culture.
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.
15 October 2013
Whether you're looking to buy an original work or want to see the latest pieces by contemporary artists before they disappear into private collections, these art fairs are the place to be.
24 September 2013
White Cube and Victoria Miro put this area of London on the contemporary art map following their moves north of the City in 2000.
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.
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.
28 May 2013
As a new museum opens exploring Henry VIII's ship the Mary Rose, we've chosen our favourite museums dedicated to the UK's rich history at sea.
13 May 2013
We've picked the sets of our favourite films, from small-screen gems like Pride and Prejudice to Hollywood hits like Never Let Me Go.
17 April 2013
To celebrate the birthday of Leonardo da Vinci, we've chosen ten of the greatest Renaissance paintings on display across Britain.
3 April 2013
Vote for your favourite country house and we'll enter you into our competition to win a Harrods hamper to take on your next visit.
3 April 2013
Love art festivals? We've chosen our favourite five from across the UK, from 19th-century Welsh exhibitions to contemporary art in Edinburgh.
1 April 2013
From gorgeous gardens to awesome architecture, we've hand-picked our favourite country houses for the perfect day out.
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.
25 October 2012
With Halloween looming, we've found something strange to see in your neighbourhood, from a paranormal puppy in Surrey to a murdered maid in the Midlands.
12 September 2012
Post-Olympic blues? Fear not! The autumn exhibition season is here, and we've picked our highlights from across the country.
29 August 2012
From interactive flight simulators to the world's most famous apple tree, we've picked six perfect days out for budding Brunels.
23 July 2012
On the brink of the Olympics, we've chosen our favourite seven sporting exhibitions across the UK.
16 November 2011
Britain is home to a wealth of ancient artefacts, some left behind by the Romans and Saxons who once occupied the isles, others brought here by eager explorers and avaricious armies.
7 October 2011
Whether in the Black Mountains of Wales or on the coasts of Cornwall, no buildings are closer to Britain's heart than its castles. Most were built as military fortresses but, like retired soldiers forced to find new careers, adopted new purposes in times of peace.
23 August 2011
War - what is it good for? Judging by our top ten military museums, everything from fine art and poetry to comic books and toy soldiers.