London for Art Lovers

If you're into art, then you're in the right city.

“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” - Pablo Picasso

Nothing transports you away from the quotidian and the mundane quite like art, in all its forms. And in London you are blessed with more great art and more inspiration than almost any other city on earth.

From a brush with the greats at the National Gallery to thought-provoking works of The Tate as well as the up-and-coming talents you can view in London's scores of smaller alternative galleries - just where do you start? Well hopefully our guide can help you out...

Events you might enjoy

Posy Simmonds: A Retrospective
House of Illustration, 2 Granary Square, King's Cross, London
Crafting Live Sandown 2019
Sandown Park Racecourse
Marshmallow Laser Feast – We Live in an Ocean of Air
Saatchi Gallery, Duke of York's HQ, King's Road

Something to read, put the kettle on...

London for Art Lovers
If you love art then you're positively spoiled for choice in London... we'll take you on a tour which is sure to appeal to everyone with an interest in the arts...

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Blow your mind at London's best alternative galleries
Just look at what you can see at an alternative gallery...

Things to try

Bag yourself free artwork
Keep your eyes peeled see if you can nab something special to take home.
Join a free art tour
Great for a culture vulture's lunch break
Art and culture in the basement
An eye-opening trip to Waterloo Station
Death drawing
Like life-drawing. But different.
Learn Chinese calligraphy
Impress your friends and say you're fluent
Discover a ‘House of Dreams’
Open your mind and step inside...
Learn to paint Graffiti
Taggin' lost its thrill? Get serious, go pro...
First Thursday Lates
Shake up your quiet Thursday nights

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