Your must-sees: Members' most wishlisted exhibitions

Published 6 February 2019

What's on your wishlist? From Dior to Kubrick, here are five exhibitions people are most looking forward to seeing with a National Art Pass.

We’ve taken a look at what’s turned up most often on Art Fund members’ wishlists, to find out what you’re excited to see.

To add exhibitions to your own wishlist, just click the star icon on any listing. For more inspiration, you can also check out our February must-sees and the best exhibitions to see in 2019.

And of course, remember to turn your wishlist into reality and let us know what you think of the exhibitions you see with #NationalArtPass on Twitter and Instagram.

Écarlate afternoon dress, Autumn-Winter 1955 Haute Couture collection, Y line

Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams

Sitting pretty atop your wishlists is the largest ever exhibition on the one of the world’s most famous fashion houses. See hundreds of pieces of beautiful couture and outfits worn by personalities including author Nancy Mitford and ballet dancer Margot Fonteyn in Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams at the V&A.

Vincent van Gogh, Starry Night Over the Rhone, 1888

Van Gogh and Britain

One of the most anticipated exhibitions of 2019, Van Gogh and Britain explores how the Dutch painter was inspired by British art, literature and culture and features some of his most famous works, including his Self-Portrait (1889) on loan from the National Gallery of Art, Washington, and Starry Night on the Rhône (1888) from the Musée d’Orsay, Paris.

Diane Arbus, Lady on a bus, NYC, 1957

Diane Arbus: In the Beginning

‘Iconic’ might be one of the most overused words in the English language, but many of New York photographer Diane Arbus’s images truly deserve the term. See some familiar works as well as many photos never before shown in the UK at this exhibition concentrating on the first half of her career.

A Clockwork Orange, directed by Stanley Kubrick (1970-71 GB/United States). Alex DeLarge (Malcolm McDowell) in the Korova Milkbar (still)

Stanley Kubrick: The Exhibition

You don’t have to be a Kubrick diehard to enjoy this fascinating insight into the makings of some of the 20th-century’s most acclaimed films. Discover how all aspects of design and architecture influenced his filmmaking, and feel like you’re behind the scenes with props, costumes and set models.

Marsel van Oosten, The Golden Couple

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2018

From enchanting images of animal families to verdant views that take us far away from the grimy city, it’s no wonder this annual exhibition is so well-loved. Featuring the best in nature photography from around the world, Wildlife Photographer of the Year awards images that reveal the abundance and resilience – yet vulnerability – of life on earth.

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