10 best art exhibitions in London in February 2024

Don't miss out on the best London art exhibitions in top galleries, or plan ahead for future exhibitions.

Last published 23 February 2024

The wide range of galleries in London have an exciting lineup of exhibitions allowing you to get your art fix. From the latest ground-breaking exhibits to up-and-coming artists showing in smaller spaces, make sure to catch the best London art exhibitions.

Take your pick from multi-sensory immersive exhibitions, thought-provoking fine art, creative photography or captivating sculpture exhibitions. With exhibits popping up all around London, there’s plenty of variety for the curious art lover.

Secure your spot at art exhibitions London online or on the day. Book ahead to guarantee your entry, or if you like to drop into something last minute, there’s a whole host of free art exhibitions in London. Head to the capital’s top art galleries and get ready to admire amazing artworks with these must-see art exhibitions in London.

What exhibitions are open in London now?

Immersive art exhibitions in London

Purpley and white lights refelct in the mirrors within Yayoi Kusama's mirror rooms at Tate Modern.
Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrored Room - Filled with the Brilliance of Life 2011/2017 Tate. Presented by the artist, Ota Fine Arts and Victoria Miro 2015, accessioned 2019. © YAYOI KUSAMA.

1. Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirror Rooms at Tate Modern

Discover a world of endless reflections inside Yayoi Kusama’s Infinity Mirror Rooms at Tate Modern. Combining 2012 work Infinity Mirrored Room – Filled with the Brilliance of Life, and a Chandelier of Grief, this exhibition offers a mesmerising and immersive glimpse into the mind of the Japanese artist. Until 28 Apr

2. Delight: Media Art Exhibition at Borough Yards

Three people sitting on floor with colourful artwork and banners representing Seoul in background.
Delight: Media Art Exhibition, Delight Urban Pulse. Image courtesy of Delight exhibition.

Step into a striking exploration of Seoul's history, life, and identity at Delight’s immersive Media Art Exhibition. Inviting you to explore 12 bold and beautiful rooms, this multi-sensory exhibition at Borough Yards takes you on a vibrant journey through media art installations that bring the trendy city to life. Until 14 April

3. The Moonwalkers: A Journey with Tom Hanks at Lightroom

Tom Hanks in font of immersive exhibition of moon landing.
The Moonwalkers: A Journey with Tom Hanks, photograph by Justin Sutcliffe, image courtesy of Lightroom.

Join an epic look into voyages to the moon with The Moonwalkers: A Journey with Tom Hanks at Lightroom. Telling the stories of Apollo missions at spectacular scale, this audio-visual exhibition offers a unique perspective on humankind’s past and future voyages to the moon, featuring a behind-the-scenes look at the Artemis programme, fascinating interviews, and narration by Tom Hanks. Until 21 April

Interactive art exhibitions in London

4. Notre Dame de Paris, The Augmented Exhibition at Westminster Abbey

Immerse yourself in the history and spectacle of Notre Dame de Paris at London’s iconic Westminster Abbey. With the aid of a touch-screen tablet, witness the lavish wedding of King Henri IV, coronation of Napoleon Bonaparte and today’s experts who are bringing the 19th century construction of Notre-Dame’s spire back to its former glory. Included with entry to Westminster Abbey, Notre Dame de Paris, The Augmented Exhibition is an immersive and interactive journey that explores Notre Dame’s sensational past. Until 1 June

Book your tickets now for Notre Dame de Paris, The Augmented Exhibition.

Sculpture art exhibitions in London

Sculpture of grey bubble-like shapes in middle of exhibition room.
When Forms Come Alive at the Hayward Gallery. Image courtesy of Hayward Gallery.

5. When Forms Come Alive at the Hayward Gallery

Dive into more than 60 years of contemporary sculpture with When Forms Come Alive at the Hayward Gallery. Highlighting ways in which artists have been inspired by movement, flux and organic growth, this lively exhibition takes inspiration from sources ranging from a dancer’s gesture, the breaking of a wave, to the interlacing of a spider’s web. Until 6 May

Fine art exhibitions in London

6. Berthe Morisot: Shaping Impressionism at Dulwich Picture Gallery

Take a trip to the Dulwich Picture Gallery and discover masterpieces by Morisot with Berthe Morisot: Shaping Impressionism. Known for her swiftly painted glimpses of contemporary life and intimate domestic scenes, the exhibition brings together Morisot’s international collections to reveal the artist as a trailblazer of the impressionism movement. Until 10 Sep

Portrait exhibitions in London

Black and white portrait photograph of David Bowie.
David Bowie: A London Day at Fitzrovia Chapel. Photo credit: David Bowie © Kevin Davies 1992.

7. David Bowie: A London Day at Fitzrovia Chapel

Get the chance to see exclusive photographs of David Bowie at Fitzrovia Chapel. The exhibition, David Bowie: A London Day captures the course of a single day in 1992 by photographer Kevin Davies, commissioned to photograph Bowie for a series of images to promote his Black Tie White Noise studio album. Exploring a medium of photographic archive and its creative remembrance, this exhibit invites visitors to enjoy timeless photographs of David Bowie in the prime of his life. 1-20 March

Contemporary art exhibitions in London

Exhibition room with artwork on walls at Andy Warhol: Beyond the Brand.
Andy Warhol: Beyond the Brand. Image courtesy of Halcyon Gallery.

8. Andy Warhol: Beyond the Brand at Halcyon Gallery

Discover the life and work of American pop artist Andy Warhol at the Halcyon Gallery’s new exhibition, Beyond the Brand. Displaying original Warhol prints, portfolios, advertisements and artworks for the first time, this exhibition brings together some of Warhol’s most iconic work to showcase the extraordinary power of his unique artistic vision. Until 24 March

9. Women in Revolt! at Tate Britain

Enjoy a landmark exhibition of feminist art with Women in Revolt! at Tate Britain. Bringing together a wide variety of mediums including painting, sculpture, performance, film and photography, the exhibition showcases feminist art by over 100 female artists, exploring how networks of women used radical ideas and rebellious methods to make vital contributions to British culture. Until 7 April

10. Yoko Ono: Music of the Mind at Tate Modern

Black and white image of Yoko Ono sitting in a bedroom next to half a bed in Yoko Ono, Half-A-Room, from Half.
Yoko Ono, Half-A-Room, from Half – A Wind Show at Lisson Gallery London Photo by Clay Perry ©Yoko Ono. Image courtesy of Tate Modern.

Delve into the powerful work of artist and activist Yoko Ono at Tate Modern. Exploring some of Ono’s most talked about artworks and performances, Music of the Mind spans more than seven decades of key career highlights. The exhibition features early performances working with paper, objects and music, her years in London where she met John Lennon, and activist projects such as PEACE is POWER and Wish Tree where visitors can contribute personal wishes for peace. Until 1 Sep

Art exhibitions in London to book ahead for 2024

The Time is Always Now: Artists Reframe the Black Figure at the National Portrait Gallery

Father stretch my hands paining by Nathaniel Mary Quinn.
Father stretch my hands by Nathaniel Mary Quinn (2021) © Nathaniel Mary Quinn. Photo: Rob McKeever. Courtesy Gagosian. Image courtesy of the National Portrait Gallery.

Take a trip to the National Portrait Gallery and discover a major study of the Black figure and its representation in contemporary art. The exhibition, The Time is Always Now, showcases the work of 22 contemporary artists from the African diaspora who highlight the use of figures to illuminate the richness and complexity of Black life, examining the aesthetic, psychological and political considerations involved in representing blackness. 22 Feb-19 May

Art of the Brick at Brick Lane

Lego reconstruction of The Kiss by Gustav Klimt.
The Kiss, Art of the Brick. Image courtesy of Fever.

Explore the world’s largest display of LEGO art at Art of the Brick, featuring more than 100 works by renowned award-winning artist Nathan Sawaya. Following successful exhibitions in major cities across the world, the Brick Lane exhibition reimagines some of the world's most iconic masterpieces in LEGO form, including Michelangelo’s David, Van Gogh’s Starry Night and Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa. 6 Mar-12 May

Six Lives at the National Portrait Gallery

Discover a study of the lives and afterlives of the six women who married Henry VIII at the National Portrait Gallery. The exhibition, Six Lives chronicles the representation of the women during history and popular culture through a range of mediums and styles, from historic paintings, drawings and ephemera, to contemporary photography, costume and film. 20 June-8 Sep

Van Gogh: ‘Poets and Lovers’ at the National Gallery

Be blown away by Van Gogh’s most spectacular paintings at this major new exhibition at the National Gallery. Bringing together Van Gogh’s renowned paintings from his time in the south of France, Poets and Lovers displays iconic and rare paintings from across the globe, including Starry Night over the Rhône, Van Gogh's Chair and Sunflowers. 14 Sep-19 Jan

What famous paintings can you see in London?

London is home to some of the world’s greatest masterpieces, such as The Water-Lily Pond by Claude Monet and Sunflowers by Vincent Van Gogh, which can both be found at The National Gallery. Tate Britain also displays many much-loved favourites such as A Bigger Splash by David Hockney, while London’s immersive art galleries, including Frameless and Lightroom, showcase some of the art world’s most famous pieces in a multi-sensory experience.

What free exhibitions are on in London?

Find more of the latest exhibitions in London with our pick of the best museum exhibitions, or download the Visit London app for more inspiration on the go.