James Chesley and Holly Black contributed additional reporting to this article. Select currency. Here are the best museums and galleries in London where you can get your art fix for free. Add to Plan. More Info. Open In Google Maps. View menu. Visit website. Visit Facebook page. Send an Email. Give us feedback. Atmosphere: Indoors. Overlooking the hubbub of Trafalgar Square, The National Gallery houses an impressive art collection spanning the midth century to the s.
More than 2, works range from the early Renaissance through to Old Masters and important examples of Impressionism. Trafalgar Square, London, United Kingdom.
Mon - Thu: am - pm. Fri: am - pm. Sat - Sun: am - pm. Victoria and Albert Museum Museum. Sat - Thu: am - pm. The Wallace Collection Art Museum. Permanently closed. Camden Arts Centre Art Gallery. Housed in the old Hampstead Central Library on Finchley Road, Camden Arts Centre began life as a local initiative, providing art classes for the community.
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You can still read our latest issue from the comfort of your couch Read online. Discover the best free museums in London. Read more. You may also like. Love the mag? Our newsletter hand-delivers its best bits to your inbox. Sign up to receive it, and unlock our digital magazines.However, how are new artists supposed to develop and showcase their work in this wonderful city when funding for the arts is ever dwindling in the UK?
Luckily, some kind souls have set up exhibition spaces for emerging creatives across the city, where you have the opportunity to display your art free of charge. Dream come true! Why do you want to exhibit? What do you want to get out of it? Although the opportunities below are free, you may have to cover costs such as promotion and transport. The bar is half-priced throughout the night so that should be made back in no time!
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There will be five projects running inso get applying before the deadline of 31st May www. Artists can apply to use the spaces for free for these purposes. The London spaces are situated at Islington and Kingston but they are all around the country at Bristol, Glasgow, Manchester and Liverpool.
Get in touch with them on the website here. The Pistonhead Foundation has supported several exhibitions from emerging artists, providing things like free stock and social media promotion. If you need our help, get in touch with us here: www.
Newer Post brucey.Focusing on fostering the careers of emerging artists, co-directors Alex Harrison and Harry Dougall have curated an exhibition programme of solo shows of young painters, including Mia Wilkinson, Anna Hymas and Alice Neave. Select currency.
Discover the best new art spaces and galleries opening in London in Add to Plan. Boasting eight gallery spaces, the gallery launches with a solo show by Argentinian artist Mika Rottenberg. More Info. Open In Google Maps. View menu. Visit website. Visit Facebook page. Send an Email. Give us feedback. Atmosphere: Instagrammable. Wed: am - pm.
Thu: am - pm. Fri - Sun: am - pm. Photo: Andy Keate. Elephant West Art Gallery. Elephant magazine are set to open their first creative hub in White City in autumn Tue - Sat: am - pm.
With a gallery, theatre, libraryrestaurant and retail space, Japan House brings the best of Japanese culture and gastronomy together all under one roof. Their inaugural exhibition is devoted to the innovative Japanese architect, Sou Fujimotowho has filled the lower gallery space with a number of architectural models that reveal his interest in connecting inhabited space with nature.
Atmosphere: Indoors, Peaceful. The Bower Art Gallery, Park. After a successful crowdfunding campaign, the duo worked with architects Claire and Kazuya Nakamoto to create this new and engaging community space. They opened in June with a film installation by Frances Scott and a programme of workshops, including How to Self Publish. Atmosphere: Local. While the main galleries in Hertford House are exquisite examples of resplendent 18th-century interior design, the new space in the basement gives a refreshing contemporary take on a world-renowned collection.
Permanently closed.When and where? Sea-like horizontal stripes form the basis of this exhibition by Romanian-born American artist Hedda Sterne. All the groundbreaking pieces on show demonstrate how she bridged the gap between Surrealism and American Abstract Expressionism.
Until March 21, Victoria Miro, victoria-miro. This show at the Gagosian shines a light on how creatives have grappled with it, from the nineteenth century to modern day. Contemporary works are presented against historical landscapes, all designed to challenge American ideals and instead shine a light on cultural, political and economic tensions.
Until March 24, Gagosian Britannia St, gagosian. Her sculpture is based on the Victoria Memorial in front of Buckingham Palace, but, rather than celebrating the British Empire, it explores the connected histories of Africa, America and Europe. The water references the transatlantic slave trade and the sculptures it contains pay tribute to the fates of the people it affected. Until April 19, The White Cube, whitecube. Whether you like them or not, mushrooms are incredible organisms.
From food and psychedelics to the future of sustainability, fungus makes the world go round. This new exhibition takes a look at mushrooms through sculpture, recipes, design, textiles and architecture, featuring watercolours by Beatrix Potter.
Until April 26, Somerset House, somersethouse. Turner Prize-winning artist and filmmaker Steve McQueen has conducted an ambitious project. He invited every Year 3 pupil in London to have their photograph taken by a team of photographers, and has brought the class photos together into a single installation at Tate Britain, showing the future of the city. Wiley uses William Morris's prints as the background for his photorealistic portraits which depict strong, defiant women — all real-life people from east London.
There are a lot of myths hanging around about gender and its relationship with science. The Science Gallery's Genders exhibition presents a range of perspectives, as well as how factors such as culture, class, race, age and sexuality intersect with gender. Expect exhibits from artists, biologists, neuroscientists, social scientists and activists. Until June 28, Science Gallery, london.
Visitors to this exhibition come face to face with a six metre tall model of the BepiColombo, the first European Space Agency craft designed to explore Mercury. Currently on display at the Science Museum; sciencemuseum. This interactive exhibition offers a thought-provoking look at the rise of autonomous machines and artificial intelligence, and looks at how emerging technology could change our lives.
Please wait Food for London. Future London. The Londoner. The Reader.Want to exhibit your artwork in London? Please make sure you read the instructions before entering: 1. Follow our page bricklanegallery 2. Post your entry onto Instagram and tag us! You can enter as many times as you like! There is no limit to the amount of posts! The winner will need to deliver their work to the gallery or have it sent to us.
The open call is open to any 2D work or 3D work that will fit in a 3m wide. The open call will close on the 25th April so get making! Make sure to tag your artist friends in the comments too! By the end of the first week that the exhibition was going on forall three of my pieces were sold.
The whole opening night was just so on point, people, place, atmosphere, everything just felt so right. The team was incredibly supportive and gave me a lot of advice about framing and shipping and ways of presenting my work — advice that I will take with me for any future exhibitions I am lucky to have.
Positive experience all round exhibiting at the gallery, met some great people, made a few professional contacts and had fun doing it. Sale on until 15th January. Previous Next. Gallery Hire in the heart of Shoreditch, London. What our clients say. Sadhana Madnani, 17 Dubai. Kiara Miha. Angela Thompson. Richard Cortney. Reasons to work with us.
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Sign up to newsletter:.We offer emerging and established artists exhibition space in Brick Lane, Shoreditch, London. We help artists gain exposure in one of the main capitals of the art world. Our exhibitions are open to both international and UK artists. Landscape 1st — 14th September.
Art In Mind 1st — 14th September. Photography Now 13th — 26th October. Abstract Art 15th — 28th September. Portraits 18th — 31st August. Contemporary Painting 29th September — 12th October. Works On Paper 27th October — 9th November. Our professional gallery team organise everything including installation, opening night, promotion and sales.
Gallery staff open 7 days a week. Our services have proven to be a very convenient for international artists who may not be able to travel to London. New possibilities for artists who are looking to broaden their artistic career and exhibition background. Brick Lane gallery is a very popular location for art. Located in East London Shoreditch and just a few steps away from the financial district.
Big thanks to the Gallery Manager and the team for their encouragement and support throughout the whole process — all very kind, helpful and professional.
Constant and prompt communication via email made the preparation smooth and stress free. This exhibition is very well promoted, advertised and broadcasted by one of the most prestigious European galleries. Positive experience all round exhibiting at the gallery, met some great people, made a few professional contacts and had fun doing it.
And it was a pleasure being part of a show with other talented artists. Both exhibition spaces are welcoming and approachable, offering fantastic ground floor frontage and direct entrances onto the busy street. Brick Lane is not only a very lively and popular location for art and culture, it is also just a few steps away from the financial district. How it works. See available dates. You ship your artwork to us.
Our gallery team installs your exhibition. We promote your gallery show through our mailing list and social media. We organise and staff your private view. We handle sales. You organise the return of artwork.