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Don't miss out on the best London art exhibitions! See what's on and catch these great London exhibitions.

Good Grief, Charlie Brown! Celebrating Snoopy and the Enduring Power of Peanuts at Somerset House

Cartoon drawing of the boy Charlie Brown with a despairing face. A speech bubble says Good Grief!
Charlie Brown Good Grief. Copyright: Peanuts. Image courtesy of Somerset House.
Browse original cartoons from Charles M Schultz with Good Grief, Charlie Brown! Celebrating Snoopy and the Enduring Power of Peanuts at Somerset House. See contemporary works inspired by the much-loved Peanuts, from acclaimed artists such as Fiona Banner and Andy Holden. Until 3 Mar

Oceania at the Royal Academy of Arts

Oceania exhibition installation view at Royal Academy of Arts
Installation view of Oceania Exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts. Credit David Parry. Image courtesy of Royal Academy of Arts
Discover historic and contemporary Oceanic art in this landmark exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts. Bringing together more than 200 works that include giant canoes and shell and greenstone ornaments, Oceania marks 250 years since Captain Cook’s first voyage to the Pacific. Until 10 Dec

Modern Couples: Art, Intimacy and the Avant-Garde at the Barbican

Art on display at Modern Couples exhibition at the Barbican Art Gallery
Modern Couples at the Barbican by John Phillips, Getty Images. Image courtesy of Barbican Press Office
Explore the connection between modern art and modern love with the Barbican’s Modern Couples: Art, Intimacy and the Avant-Garde, which showcases the creativity that happens when two artists fall for each other. The exhibition features couples such as Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera and Dora Maar and Pablo Picasso and spans painting, photography, design, sculpture and literature. Until 27 Jan

Wildlife Photographer of the Year at the Natural History Museum

Photographs on display at Wildlife Photographer of the Year at the Natural History Museum
Wildlife Photographer of the Year at the Natural History Museum. Credit Rebecca Mair. Image courtesy of Natural History Museum
View some of the finest examples of photography at the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition at the Natural History Museum. The exhibition showcases 100 of the very best images of wildlife, including a glowing firefly larva, a striking lioness and fish looking for love. Until 30 Jun

Dream On at the V&A Museum of Childhood

Ludus Est - Caroline and Godfrey go to school, Ceramic 2017. Photo by: Sylvain Deleu. Image courtesy of V&A Museum of Childhood
Delve into the mysterious world of the unconscious with Dream On at the V&A Museum of Childhood. Explore the idea that toys may come to life through compelling art installations and surreal works. Until 20 Jan

Poster Girls: A Century of Art and Design at London Transport Museum

London Transport Museum
London Transport Museum
See iconic posters used on the London public transport system with Poster Girls: A Century of Art and Design at the London Transport Museum. The exhibition commemorates the work of influential female designers such as Dora Batty, Laura Knight and Freda Lingstrom, through a display of graphics, books, photographs and ceramics. Until Jan. Book now

Space Shifters at Hayward Gallery

Exhibit at the Space Shifters exhibition at the Hayward Gallery
Space Shifters exhibit by Alicja Kwade, photo Mark Blower. Image courtesy of Hayward Gallery 2018.
Experience your surroundings in unexpected ways with Space Shifters at Hayward Gallery, featuring 20 artists including Anish Kapoor and Alicja Kwade. The exhibition, which explores perception and space, includes installations such as a huge rotating mirror sculpture and is a fitting ending to the Hayward Gallery’s 50th anniversary. Until 6 Jan

Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year at the National Maritime Museum

Astronomy image from Astronomy Photographer of the Year exhibition at National Maritime Museum
Earth Shine by Peter Ward. Image courtesy of Press Office Royal Museums Greenwich
Enjoy an out-of-this-world line-up of images during the Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year exhibition. Taking place in the National Maritime Museum’s new gallery, the display features more than 100 stunning images including a mosaic of the Great Orion and an Aurora Borealis exploding over Iceland’s south coast. Until 5 May

Yayoi Kusama at Victoria Miro

Spotted lanterns at Yayoi Kusama's exhibition at the Victoria Miro gallery
Yayoi Kusama at the Victoria Miro gallery. Image courtesy of Ota Fine Arts, Tokyo/Singapore/Shanghai and Victoria Miro, London/Venice. © YAYOI KUSAMA
Check out a new selection of incredible work from artist Yayoi Kusama at the Victoria Miro gallery. Fill your Instagram feed with vibrant pumpkin sculptures, a mirrored room full of polka dot lanterns and a waterside garden of spotted flowers during your visit to one of the most sought-after art exhibitions in London . Until 21 Dec

Fashioned from Nature at the V&A

Exhibit from Fashioned from Nature at the V&A
Fashioned from Nature exhibit. Image courtesy of V&A Museum
Consider the relationship between fashion and the natural world in this revelatory exhibition Fashioned from Nature at the V&A. You’ll find fashion from the last 400 years, including Emma Watson’s Calvin Klein dress made from recycled plastic bottles and learn how contemporary designers are striving to work in harmony with nature. Until 27 Jan

The Citi Exhibition I Object - Ian Hislop's search for dissent at the British Museum

Ian Hislop at the British Museum searching for objects for the Citi exhibition - I Object at the British Museum
Image of Ian Hislop for The Citi Exhibition - I Object. Image courtesy of The British Museum
See exhibits from the British Museum’s collection, all chosen by Private Eye editor Ian Hislop to represent dissent, subversion and satire with I Object. The pieces - such as the graffiti found on a Babylonian brick or the rude words hidden on a banknote - reveal how the downtrodden, protestors and the forgotten have left their mark on history. Until 20 Jan

Night and Day: 1930s Fashion and Photographs at the Fashion and Textile Museum

Photographs and garments from Night and Day exhibition at the Fashion and Textile Museum
Night and Day: 1930s Fashion and Photographs at the Fashion and Textile Museum. Image courtesy of the Fashion and Textile Museum
Revel in the glamour of the 1930s with the Night and Day: 1930s Fashion and Photographs exhibition at the Fashion and Textile Museum in Bermondsey. Explore day and evening styles of the decade, from the utilitarian outfits of World War II to the glamourous style of the silver screen and learn how social change in the 1930s affected the fashion of the era. Until 20 Jan

The Enchanted Garden at William Morris Gallery

Two women in a garden by Edmund Blair Leighton as part of The Enchanted Garden exhibition at William Morris Gallery
Image by Edmund Blair Leighton September 1915. Oil on panel. Credit Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums. Image courtesy of William Morris Gallery
Delve into the art world’s obsession with gardens with The Enchanted Garden exhibition at the William Morris Gallery. Often depicted as magical, romantic or sometimes menacing spaces, The Enchanted Garden looks at how artists such as William Morris, Beatrix Potter, Lucian Pissarro and Claude Monet considered the outdoors in their work. Until 27 Jan

Harry Potter Graphics at House of MinaLima

An envelope for an acceptance letter into Hogwarts, addressed to Harry Potter.
House of MinaLima: Harry Potter and Hogwarts acceptance letter. Image courtesy of the House of MinaLima.
Head to the House of MinaLima in London’s West End and surround yourself with props and artworks from the Harry Potter films. See original wizardry items, graphics and objects by Miraphora Mina and Eduardo Lima, the designers behind the Harry Potter movie artworks. Ongoing