free exhibitions in london
27 January

The Best Winter Exhibitions in London

Looking for something fun to do this winter? Take a look around one of the capital’s famous art galleries. These are some of the major free exhibitions in London, taking place in the coming months:

 

Fear and Love: Reactions to a Complex World at Design Museum 

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Find out how our emotions can be influenced by the way our products are designed. Taking place at the Design Museum in Kensington, the Fear and Love: Reactions to a Complex World exhibition includes nearly a dozen installations ranging from a Pan-European Living Room to a graphic display of everyday foods.

 

South Africa: The Art of a Nation at the British Museum 

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Discover 100,000 years of South African art at The Art of a Nation exhibition, which is held at the British Museum near Russell Square until February 26th. It includes an illumination collection representing everything from the prehistoric era to the British Empire and 21st-century South Africa.

The British Museum is just a short walk from the Congress Centre, a world-class Venueseeker events space with state-of-the-art audiovisual equipment.

 

Portrait of the Artist at The Queen’s Gallery


Showcasing dozens of magnificent paintings from some of the world’s leading creative geniuses, the Portrait of the Artist takes place until April 17th at The Queen’s Gallery at Buckingham Palace.

 

Beatrix Potter’s London at Victoria & Albert Museum


Celebrating the 150th anniversary of the acclaimed children’s author, this free exhibition will be held at the Victoria & Albert Museum in South Kensington until April 28th. The museum is home to the largest collection of Beatrix Potter artefacts in the world, which initially comprised a collection of Potter drawings by Leslie Linder. A 20th-century engineer, Linder managed to break the secret code Potter used to convey her thoughts and feelings in her late-19th-century journal, years after the author’s death.

 

Adventures in Moominland

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Learn about the life and works of Tove Jansson, the renowned Finish novelist and artist. The Adventures in Moominland focuses on her most celebrated work, the Moomins, and includes a fascinating 3D collection, memorabilia and paintings that have never before been exhibited in London. This exhibition will be held at the Southbank Centre until April 23rd.

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