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Lake Keitele: A Vision of FinlandLake Keitele: A Vision of FinlandLake Keitele: A Vision of FinlandThe National Gallery unites all four versions of Akseli Gallen-Kallela's Lake Keitele in its new exhibition, Lake Keitele: A Vision of Finland. Upon visiting Finland Gallen-Kallela fell in love with the beauty of the Finnish landscape and returned to Lake Keitele over and over again, depicting it several times in his work. Now one of the most popul2017-11-20T00:00:00+00002018-02-04T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Illustration & Drawing | PRICING  Free  
DATES  15th November 2017 to 4th February 2018
The National Gallery unites all four versions of Akseli Gallen-Kallela's Lake Keitele in its new exhibition, Lake Keitele: A Vision of Finland. Upon visiting F... More about this event
 
Akseli Gallen-Kallela: Lake Keitele: A Vision Of FinlandAkseli Gallen-Kallela: Lake Keitele: A Vision Of FinlandAll four versions of the artist's Lake Keitele paintings, displayed alongside other works, reflecting his fascination with the Finnish landscape.2017-11-20T10:00:00+00002018-02-04T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Akseli Gallen-Kallela: Lake Keitele: A Vision Of Finland
 
Monochrome: Painting in Black and WhiteMonochrome: Painting in Black and WhiteMonochrome: Painting in Black and WhiteDiscover the origins of black and white paintings with The National Gallery's new exhibition, Monochrome: Painting in Black and White. From its beginnings in the Middle Ages through the Renaissance and into the 21st century, the first exhibition of its kind will explore the tradition of painting with predominantly black and white pigments, which ha2017-11-20T00:00:00+00002018-02-18T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions
DATES  30th October 2017 to 18th February 2018
Discover the origins of black and white paintings with The National Gallery's new exhibition, Monochrome: Painting in Black and White. From its beginnings in t... More about this event
 
Reflections: Van Eyck and the Pre-RaphaelitesReflections: Van Eyck and the Pre-RaphaelitesReflections: Van Eyck and the Pre-RaphaelitesThis year, the National Gallery brings together Van Eyck's Arnolfini Portrait with paintings from the Tate collection and loans from other museums for the first time. Reflections: Van Eyck and the Pre-Raphaelites explores how the Arnolfini Portrait was one of the inspirations used by the Pre-Raphaelites to forge a radical new style of painting. Acq2017-11-20T00:00:00+00002018-04-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting
DATES  4th October 2017 to 2nd April 2018
This year, the National Gallery brings together Van Eyck's Arnolfini Portrait with paintings from the Tate collection and loans from other museums for the firs... More about this event
 
Drawn in Colour: Degas at the Burrell CollectionDrawn in Colour: Degas at the Burrell CollectionDrawn in Colour: Degas at the Burrell CollectionMarking the centenary of the death of Degas, who died on 27 September 1917, Drawn in Colour: Degas from the Burrell is a fitting tribute to one of the greatest creative figures of French art. Pulling together 13 pastels, three drawings, and four oil paintings from the collection of shipping magnate Sir William Burrell, these stunning works will be 2017-11-20T00:00:00+00002018-05-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Craft | PRICING  Free  
DATES  20th September 2017 to 7th May 2018
Marking the centenary of the death of Degas, who died on 27 September 1917, Drawn in Colour: Degas from the Burrell is a fitting tribute to one of the greatest... More about this event
 
Drawn In Colour: Degas From The BurrellDrawn In Colour: Degas From The BurrellA selection of paintings, pastels and drawings by leading French Impressionist Hilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas on loan from The Burrell Collection.2017-11-20T10:00:00+00002018-05-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Drawn In Colour: Degas From The Burrell
 
Transfiguration And TransformationTransfiguration And TransformationPianist Joanna MacGregor performs music spanning four centuries, inspired by Renaissance paintings in the collection, including Sebastiano2017-11-23T13:00:00+00002017-11-23T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Free EventOn Soon
Transfiguration And Transformation
 
Fashioning IdentitiesFashioning IdentitiesLiterary & Education, Discussion/Debate.2017-12-02T14:00:00+00002017-12-02T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Fashioning Identities
 
Slow Art: Geertgen tot Sint Jans's Nativity at NightSlow Art: Geertgen tot Sint Jans's Nativity at NightNativity at night.2017-12-04T14:00:00+00002017-12-04T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Slow Art: Geertgen tot Sint Jans's Nativity at Night
 
Cello Series: DistanceCello Series: DistanceCellist Mario Brunello performs Bach's Suite No 5 In C Minor, Cage's 4.33 and M Weinberg's Sonata No 1.2017-12-07T13:00:00+00002017-12-07T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Free EventOn Soon
Cello Series: Distance
 
Life Drawing Salon: The Wilton Diptych And Patterned GoldLife Drawing Salon: The Wilton Diptych And Patterned GoldLiterary & Education, Art Workshop.2017-12-08T18:30:00+00002017-12-08T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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On Soon
Life Drawing Salon: The Wilton Diptych And Patterned Gold
 
Print Workshop: The Wilton Diptych IntaglioPrint Workshop: The Wilton Diptych IntaglioLiterary & Education, Art Workshop.2017-12-16T10:30:00+00002017-12-16T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Print Workshop: The Wilton Diptych Intaglio
 
Stories of Art: 1500 - 1600Stories of Art: 1500 - 1600Literary & Education, Discussion/Debate.2018-01-03T14:00:00+00002018-02-07T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Stories of Art: 1500 - 1600
 
Group Discussion: Raeburn's The ArchersGroup Discussion: Raeburn's The ArchersLiterary & Education, Discussion/Debate.2018-01-09T12:45:00+00002018-01-09T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Group Discussion: Raeburn's The Archers
 
Jon Snow In Conversation With The National GalleryJon Snow In Conversation With The National GalleryLiterary & Education, Discussion/Debate.2018-01-19T18:30:00+00002018-01-19T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Jon Snow In Conversation With The National Gallery
 
Dress Or Drapery'Dress Or Drapery'2018-01-20T14:00:00+00002018-01-20T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Dress Or Drapery'
 
Life Drawing Class: Raphael And Dressing The NudeLife Drawing Class: Raphael And Dressing The NudeLiterary & Education, Art Workshop.2018-01-26T18:30:00+00002018-01-26T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Life Drawing Class: Raphael And Dressing The Nude
 
Storytelling: Lake Keitele And The Legend Of KalevalaStorytelling: Lake Keitele And The Legend Of KalevalaLiterary & Education, Storytelling.2018-01-26T18:30:00+00002018-01-26T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Storytelling: Lake Keitele And The Legend Of Kalevala
 
Andrew Marr In Conversation With The National GalleryAndrew Marr In Conversation With The National GalleryLiterary & Education, Discussion/Debate.2018-02-02T18:30:00+00002018-02-02T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Andrew Marr In Conversation With The National Gallery
 
How To Draw: WaterHow To Draw: WaterLiterary & Education, Art Workshop.2018-02-03T14:00:00+00002018-02-03T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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How To Draw: Water
 
The Art Of Tranquility: Lake Keitele Mindfulness ClassThe Art Of Tranquility: Lake Keitele Mindfulness ClassLiterary & Education, Discussion/Debate.2018-02-03T14:00:00+00002018-02-03T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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The Art Of Tranquility: Lake Keitele Mindfulness Class
 
Group Discussion: Van Dyck's Portrait Of George GageGroup Discussion: Van Dyck's Portrait Of George GageLiterary & Education, Discussion/Debate.2018-02-13T12:45:00+00002018-02-13T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Group Discussion: Van Dyck's Portrait Of George Gage
 
How To Draw: SkyHow To Draw: SkyLiterary & Education, Art Workshop.2018-02-17T11:00:00+00002018-02-17T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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How To Draw: Sky
 
Stories Of Art: 1600 - 1700Stories Of Art: 1600 - 1700Literary & Education, Discussion/Debate.2018-02-21T14:00:00+00002018-03-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Stories Of Art: 1600 - 1700
 
Degas And The MonoprintDegas And The MonoprintLiterary & Education, Art Workshop.2018-02-23T18:30:00+00002018-02-23T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Degas And The Monoprint
 
Murillo: The Self PortraitsMurillo: The Self PortraitsReuniting the only known self-portraits by Murillo, one of the most celebrated painters of the Spanish Golden Age, this exhibition marks the 400th anniversary of the artist's birth.2018-02-24T10:00:00+00002018-05-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Murillo: The Self Portraits
 
 
 

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Life, Death and Memory
Life, Death and Memory
Exhibitions | Until 16th April 2018 

National Portrait Gallery 1 minute walk from National Gallery

Tracey Emin's 'Death Mask' has been acquired by the National Portrait Gallery and can be seen as part of a ...More

 
Cezanne Portraits
Cezanne Portraits
Exhibitions | Until 11th February 2018 

National Portrait Gallery 1 minute walk from National Gallery

In a major new exhibition, The National Gallery brings together more than 50 Cézanne Portraits from collections across the world ...More

 
Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2017
Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2017
Exhibitions | Until 8th February 2018 

National Portrait Gallery 1 minute walk from National Gallery

Three photographers have been shortlisted for this year's Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize, the major international photography award on display ...More

 
Young Frankenstein
Young Frankenstein
Theatre | Until 10th February 2018 

Garrick Theatre 1 minute walk from National Gallery

Ross Noble, Lesley Joseph and Hadley Fraser lead the cast of Young Frankenstein, Mel Brooks' uproarious musical based on his ...More

 
Ink
Ink
Theatre | Until 6th January 2018 

Duke of York's Theatre 1 minute walk from National Gallery

Following its successful debut at the Almeida, Rupert Goold's production of Ink, James Graham's "stingingly astute" (Evening Standard) Fleet Street ...More

 
Heisenberg: The Uncertainty Principle
Heisenberg: The Uncertainty Principle
Theatre | Until 6th January 2018 

Wyndham's Theatre 3 minutes walk from National Gallery

Marianne Elliott directs Anne-Marie Duff and Kenneth Cranham in the UK premiere staging of Simon Stephens' drama about two strangers, ...More

 
Labour Of Love
Theatre | Until 2nd December 2017 

Noel Coward Theatre 3 minutes walk from National Gallery

The Noel Coward Theatre presents the world premiere of James Graham's new play, Labour of Love. Starring Martin Freeman and ...More

Venus In Fur
Venus In Fur
Theatre | Until 9th December 2017 

Haymarket Theatre Royal 3 minutes walk from National Gallery

David Ives' hit Broadway show Venus in Fur opens in the West End this August, premiering at Theatre Royal Haymarket. ...More

 
VIA Arts Prize Exhibition At Embassy Of Brasil
Exhibitions | Until 23rd November 2017 

Brazilian Embassy 3 minutes walk from National Gallery

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The Woman In White
Theatre | Until 10th February 2018 

Charing Cross Theatre 3 minutes walk from National Gallery

Thom Southerland directs the Tony and Olivier-Award nominated musical adapted from Wilkie Collins' haunting Victorian thriller with a revised score ...More

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Andreas Gursky
Exhibitions | From 24th January 

The Hayward Gallery

Kicking off the gallery's 50th anniversary year, 2018 sees the Hayward Gallery host the first major retrospective in the UK of the work of Andreas Gursky. Considered one of the most significant photographers of our ...More

Beginning
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Theatre | From 15th January 

Ambassadors Theatre

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Jack Solomons Club
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Soho speakeasy bar on Great Windmill Street with live music, DJs and old school glamour....More

 
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The O2 Arena

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JuJu's Bar and Stage

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Rotunda's Annual Beef Dinner
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The London Cabaret Club New Year's Eve Masquerade Ball
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Theatre | On 31st December 

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