Right in the heart of Hyde park it's a super place to pop in and tick the culture box before chilling out in the park. The Pavillion this year is beautiful, a lovely spot to grab a coffee and ponder.
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Posted: Tue Jul 22 2014
The secluded location to the west of the Long Water in Kensington Gardens makes this small and airy gallery for contemporary art an attractive destination. A rolling two-monthly programme of exhibitions featuring up-to-the-minute artists along with the recent opened Sackler Gallery just over the water keeps the Serpentine in the arts news, as does the annual Serpentine Pavilion: every spring an internationally renowned architect is commissioned to build a new pavilion that opens to the public between June and September. There's a good little art bookshop too, which handily stays open in between exhibitions while the gallery space itself closes.
Serpentine Gallery Kensington Gardens
What's on at Serpentine Gallery
The lawn outside the Serpentine Gallery will be transformed once again with the unveiling of the annual Pavilion in June. This year, Chilean architect Smiljan Radic has designed what looks like an inflated jellyfish cross with a giant mushroom. In fact...
The notoriously guarded New York-based artist will take over the Serpentine Gallery with a new site-specific work. The big reveal will happen at the opening as Donnelly will uncover the fabric of the building and no doubt orchestrate the viewers experience...