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Fourth Plinth Shortlist ExhibitionFourth Plinth Shortlist ExhibitionFourth Plinth Shortlist ExhibitionThe Fourth Plinth commissions, filling the empty plinth with a modern work of art, have become a hotly anticipated and much-debated fixture in Trafalgar Square. And this free exhibition at the National Gallery gives us an opportunity to view the shortlisted proposals for 2018 and 2020 by some of the leading artists working today. Who'll be the next2017-01-21T10:00:00+00002017-03-26T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Modern and Contemporary Art | PRICING  Free  
DATES  19th January to 26th March 2017
The Fourth Plinth commissions, filling the empty plinth with a modern work of art, have become a hotly anticipated and much-debated fixture in Trafalgar Square... More about this event
 
Australia's ImpressionistsAustralia's ImpressionistsAustralia's ImpressionistsThe National Gallery showcases four innovative Australian Impressionist artists in a new exhibition this December. The first UK exhibition of its kind, Australia's Impressionists gives Londoners the chance to swap the winter darkness for light-filled landscapes with 'snapshots' of life in Melbourne and Sydney and dazzling landscapes of the coast an2017-01-21T10:00:00+00002017-03-26T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting
PRICING  £6.50, OAP £5.50, National Art Pass mems/NUS/unwaged/ages 12-18 £3.50, members Free
DATES  7th December 2016 to 26th March 2017
The National Gallery showcases four innovative Australian Impressionist artists in a new exhibition this December. The first UK exhibition of its kind, Austral... More about this event
 
Maino's Adorations: Heaven On EarthMaino's Adorations: Heaven On EarthExamine two masterpieces by the Spanish painter, on display in the UK for the first time; the vast altarpieces, The Adoration Of The Shepherds and The Adoration Of The Kings.2017-01-21T10:00:00+00002017-01-29T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Maino's Adorations: Heaven On Earth
 
Michelangelo & SebastianoMichelangelo & SebastianoMichelangelo & SebastianoThis major exhibition at the National Gallery focuses on the artistic relationship between the two Renaissance masters, Sebastiano del Piombo and Michelangelo, who became friends as the latter was finishing the Sistine Chapel ceiling. They collaborated on several works, with Michelangelo providing the younger artist with drawings and ideas. The exh2017-03-15T00:00:00+00002017-06-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Modern and Contemporary Art
PRICING  Admission charge, members go Free
DATES  15th March to 25th June 2017
This major exhibition at the National Gallery focuses on the artistic relationship between the two Renaissance masters, Sebastiano del Piombo and Michelangelo,... More about this event
 
Chris Ofili: Weaving MagicChris Ofili: Weaving MagicChris Ofili: Weaving MagicChris Ofili, the artist who famously won the Turner Prize in 1998 using elephant dung on his paintings, unveils a new work, his first foray into the medium of tapestry, in a free exhibition at the National Gallery. Head to the Sunley Room to see the work before it goes on permanent display in the Clothworkers' Hall. The hand-woven tapestry uses im2017-04-26T00:00:00+01002017-08-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Free Event 

event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting | PRICING  Free  
DATES  26th April to 28th August 2017
Chris Ofili, the artist who famously won the Turner Prize in 1998 using elephant dung on his paintings, unveils a new work, his first foray into the medium of... More about this event
 
 
 

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Royal Ballet: Woolf Works
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Dance | Until 14th February 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from National Gallery

Wayne McGregor's critically acclaimed ballet triptych, his first full length ballet for The Royal Ballet, first performed here two years ...More

 
The Royal Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty
Dance | Until 14th March 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from National Gallery

The Sleeping Beauty holds a special place in The Royal Ballet's history - it was the first production at its ...More

Written on Skin
Written on Skin
Concerts | Until 30th January 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from National Gallery

Five years after its well received premiere at the 2012 Festival d'Aix-en-Provence 'Written on the Skin' George Benjamin's full-scale piece ...More

 
Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
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Exhibitions | Until 19th June 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from National Gallery

A new piece of artwork by Yinka Shonibare will be displayed on the exterior of the Royal Opera House this ...More

 
The Royal Opera: Il Trovatore
Concerts | Until 9th February 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from National Gallery

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The Design Line
Exhibitions | Until 30th June 2017 

London Transport Museum 2 minutes walk from National Gallery

Take a tour of the new stations, art and public space on London's newest railway in this interactive exhibition....More

Bach Music To Baby Family Concert
Concerts | On 21st January 2017 

St Paul's Covent Garden 2 minutes walk from National Gallery

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The Woman In Black
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Theatre | Until 23rd September 2017 

Fortune Theatre 2 minutes walk from National Gallery

One of the less well-known West-End fixtures, this adaptation of Susan Hill's gothic novel has been packing out houses since ...More

 
Kinky Boots
Kinky Boots
Theatre | Until 14th January 2017 

Adelphi Theatre 3 minutes walk from National Gallery

Inspired by a true story and based on the 2005 British film of the same name, Cyndi Lauper and Harvey ...More

 
Dead Funny
Dead Funny
Theatre | Until 4th February 2017 

Vaudeville Theatre 3 minutes walk from National Gallery

An all-star cast which includes Katherine Parkinson (famous for The IT Crowd and Humans), Ralf Little (The Royle Family, Two ...More

 

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