Many galleries in London have an exciting lineup of exhibitions allowing you to get your art fix.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, London art galleries have introduced special safety measures and many require you to book a time slot in advance for entry – check with the individual venues in advance.
If you’re not able to visit London yet, there are still plenty of past and present London exhibitions to enjoy, for free, from your favourite spot on the couch.
New exhibitions in London
Get ready to admire amazing artworks with some of these top exhibitions in London.
1. Faces of a Queen at Queen's House Greenwich
2. Raphael Cartoons at the V&A
3. Andy Warhol at Tate Modern
Modern art doesn't get much more iconic than Andy Warhol's vibrant pop-art prints. Tate Modern takes you through a journey of the artist’s works – including the iconic Campbell’s soup cans and Marilyn Monroe images – as it reflects on his personal story during times of social, political and technological change. Until 15 Nov
4. Summer Exhibition 2020 at the Royal Academy of Arts
Postponed from summer for the first time in history, the Royal Academy of Arts' Summer Exhibition 2020 brings together artworks from big names and emerging stars. You can view works by artists including Tracey Emin, Ai Weiwei and Gillian Wearing, or treat yourself to your very own artwork to take home. Until 3 Jan
5. Titian: Love, Desire, Death at National Gallery
6. Steve McQueen Year 3 at Tate Britain
7. Unfinished Business: The Fight for Women's Rights at the British Library
8. Turner's Modern World at Tate Britain
Discover major works by J.M.W. Turner at Tate Britain, including The Fighting Temeraire 1839 and Rain, Steam and Speed 1844. Find out what it meant to be an artist during the industrial revolution with Turner’s Modern World, and see how that period of time brought a new perspective on life. Until 7 March
9. Zanele Muholi at Tate Modern
Exhibitions to enjoy from home
Wherever you are, you can access these London exhibitions from the comfort of your own home.
10. Picasso and Paper at The Royal Academy of Arts
11. BP Portrait Award 2020 at National Portrait Gallery
12. Stories of Black Leadership II: Breaking Barriers at Black Cultural Archives
13. The Black House at Michael Hoppen Gallery
14. Can't Stop Our Flow at J/M Gallery
See how Black artistic expression is celebrated with the online Can't Stop Our Flow exhibition. Discover works from 11 artists from the UK, Caribbean and Africa, including Oluwole Omofemi, Catherine Lucktaylor, Onome Otite and Yermine Richardson.
15. The Hidden City by Emile Holba in the City of London
16. Illuminated River
Fancy a trip along the Thames without moving an inch? Spot the Illuminated River art installations across four London bridges with a virtual Google Arts & Culture tour. Switch between London Bridge, Canon Street Railway Bridge, Southwark Bridge and Millennium Bridge using a nifty 360-degree tool.
If you're in London, why not see it for real with a walk along the Thames.
17. Unquiet Moments: Capturing the Everyday at The Courtauld Gallery
The Courtauld Gallery’s doors may be closed, but you can still see its masterpieces up close on a virtual tour around seven rooms that house works by Édouard Manet and Vincent van Gogh. Also browse its online exhibition, Unquiet Moments: Capturing the Everyday, which celebrates moments of everyday life, from joy to despair.
Discover more fun things to do from home with our Virtually London guide.