Annika’s Top Tips

A selection of events and items of interest.  I haven’t done all of them, but they sound inspiring, please check dates, opening times etc beforehand.

Blockbuster Ideas:

White Cube – Theaster Gates – Afro Mingel ends 22/6/19

Serpentine – Luchita Hurtado ends 20/10/19

Saatchi –  Tutankhamoun 2/11/19 ends 3/5/20

Barbican – AI Exhibition 

National Gallery – Sorolla ends 7/7/19, Sean Scully ends 11/8/19, Gaugin starts 7/10/19, Titian Poesie starts 16/3/20

National Portrait Gallery – Cindy Sherman 27/6 ends 15/9/19, BP Portrait Award 13/6/ ends 20/10/19

Royal Academy –  Antony Gormley from 21/9/19

Tate Britain – van Gogh ends 11/8, Frank Bowling 31/5-26/8/19

Tate Modern – Franz West ends 2/6/19, Dorothea Tanning ends 9/6, Olafur Eliasson from 11/7/19

V&A – Christian Dior ends 1/9/19, Mary Quant ends 16/2/20

Westminster Abbey – new upstairs Queen’s Gallery and David Hockney stained window

“Off piste” Ideas:

Saatchi – Kaleidoscope ends 6/5/19

Hayward Gallery – Kader Attia  ends 6/5/19

Hales Gallery – Frank Bowling  20/5-22/6/19

British Museum –  Rembrandt drawing 350 year anniversary of his death, room 90  

Pitzhanger Manor House – last Thursday of month at 1pm guided tour, need to book, Anish Kapoor ends 18/8/19

Estorick Drawings to June 23

Open City/Open House – National Park City Rooftops, 20-28/7/19

London Craft Week –  at Coal Drops Yard, Japan House etc 8-12/5/19

Royal Pavilion, Brighton – Stephen Jones Hat exhibition ends 9/6 

Kew Gardens – Refurbished Temperate House, Chihuly ends 27/10

Gagosian – Rembrandt self portrait ends 18/5

The Garden at 120 Fenchurch Street – public skygarden in the City, need to book

Somerset House –  studio tours every 3rd Saturday week of month at 12.15, 13.15, 14.15, 15.15

V&A – Gallery talks on Thursdays at 1pm, Conservation Studio tours – 2nd and 3rd Wednesday of the month at 11am, book via Contact Centre ext.2000

Soane Museum – Wed-Sun guided tours upstairs at 1.15, 2pm prepare for queue, candlelight evening events

Kings Cross – Heatherwick’s new Coal Drops Yard

London Walks – Hampstead Spies 3rd Sunday of the month

Southside House – Candle lit tours, classic English afternoon tea

Charterhouse – tour with Brothers