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Top Art Exhibitions in London

Don't miss out on the best London art exhibitions! See what's on and catch these great London exhibitions as chosen by our editorial team.

Summer Exhibition at Royal Academy of Arts

Discover the best young talent alongside established artists with the Royal Academy of ArtsSummer Exhibition. This year’s exhibition is curated by painter, printmaker and Royal Academician Eileen Cooper, and features groundbreaking works by Jim Dine, Isaac Julien, Gilbert & George and Marina Abramović. Until 20 Aug Book now

Hokusai: Beyond the Great Wave at British Museum

See spell-binding works by one of Japan’s most eminent artists with Hokusai: Beyond the Great Wave at British Museum. From the world-famous Great Wave to other wonderful and less-known landscapes, discover Hokusai’s artistic genius through a collection of outstanding works from Japan’s Edo era. Until 13 Aug

Grayson Perry: The Most Popular Art Exhibition Ever! at Serpentine Galleries

See new work by the Turner Prize-winning artist with Grayson Perry: The Most Popular Art Exhibition Ever! at Serpentine Galleries. Explore Perry’s take on modern society, politics and social media through a fascinating display of ceramics, prints, tapestries and more. Until 10 Sep

Amy Winehouse: A Family Portrait at Jewish Museum London

Get an insight into the life of London’s iconic singer and songwriter with Amy Winehouse: A Family Portrait at the Jewish Museum London. See how her family life influenced her music through a display of photographs, clothes and records, plus ad hoc art installations. Until 24 Sep

Frieze Sculpture 2017 in Regent’s Park

Wander through a stunning outdoor exhibition showcasing the work of world-class sculptors with Frieze Sculpture 2017 in Regent’s Park. Explore the sculpture garden for free, and be amazed by spectacular artworks from artists such as Gary Hume, Urs Fischer and Michael Craig-Martin. Until 8 Oct

 

Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power at Tate Modern

Discover how African American identity was explored by artists during the Civil Rights Movement in the United States with Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power at Tate Modern. Explore more than 30 years of art practice through 150 works by more than 60 acclaimed artists. 12 Jul-22 Oct

The Encounter: Drawings from Leonardo to Rembrandt at National Gallery

Admire extraordinary portrait drawings by Renaissance and Baroque masters with The Encounter: Drawings from Leonardo to Rembrandt at the National Gallery. Highlights of the exhibition include sketches by Peter Paul Rubens, Rembrandt van Rijn, and Leonardo da Vinci. 13 Jul-22 Oct

Canaletto and the Art of Venice at The Queen’s Gallery

Be amazed by the work of Venice’s most famous view-painter with Canaletto and the Art of Venice at The Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace. Experience the grandeur and beauty of 18th-century Venice through a collection of 200 paintings by Canaletto and some of Italy’s finest artists. Until 12 Nov

Painted Hall Ceiling Tours at Old Royal Naval College

See the largest painted ceiling in London, as it is being renovated, during one of the Painted Hall Ceiling Tours at Old Royal Naval College. Be amazed by the details of the Baroque masterpiece from a 60-foot-high (18-metre) vantage point, and learn more about artist Sir James Thornhill’s outstanding work. Until 2 Sep 2018

Harry Potter Graphics at House of MinaLima

Have you ever dreamt of receiving Hogwarts’ acceptance letter? Then head to the House of MinaLima in London’s West End, and surround yourself with props and artworks from the Harry Potter films with Harry Potter Graphics. See original wizardry franchise projects, graphic work and objects by Miraphora Mina and Eduardo Lima, the designers behind the Harry Potter movie artworks. Ongoing