Got a free hour to spare? Soak up some culture at one of London's many exhibitions. Whether you want to see paintings, photography, fossils or washing powder packaging through the ages, there's an exhibition to suit your mood.
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The Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition
Captain Linnaeus Tripe: Photographer of India and Burma, 1852-1860
A Quentin Blake Summer
New exhibitions in London
Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon
A byword for timeless elegance both on-screen and off, Audrey Hepburn is one of the twentieth century’s most enduring style icons. The National Portrait Gallery’s summer show charts Hepburn’s picture-perfect career, from West End chorus girl to leading lady.
Joseph Cornell: Wanderlust
For a man who never really left his home in Queens, New York, Joseph Cornell conjured a sense of adventure and discovery in his brilliantly intricate shadow boxes. Considered a reclusive figure, the self-taught artist was an avid collector.
Tiger, Mog and Pink Rabbit: A Judith Kerr Retrospective
Judith Kerr fled Nazi Germany in 1933 aged nine years old, and began drawing as a refugee in Switzerland and France. Her first picture book, 'The Tiger Who Came to Tea', has been delighting families since it was published in 1968. This exhibition looks at Kerr's experience as a refugee settling in London and how she became an artist and storyteller.
Handel: A Life with Friends
Noisy neighbours are one thing but how about living next door to one of the world's most famous composers? IThis new exhibition explores the composer's domestic life at 25 Brook Street.
Free exhibtions in London
Station to Station: A 30 Day Happening
Doug Aitken’s extravaganza of spontaneous artistic creation
Fifth & 57th
Tiffany's brings New York and a speakeasy bar to London
Serpentine Galleries Pavilion
A trippy kaleidoscopic biomorphic form
Carsten Nicolai: Unicolor
Exploring the psychology of colour perception