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 Print Is Dead Library
Shirley Baker: Women, Children and Loitering Men
Ladybird by Design
Alice Anderson: Memory Movement Memory Objects
New exhibitions in London
Jerwood Makers Open
The Jerwood Makers Open returns for 2015, and this year the prize celebrates its fifth anniversary. The Jerwood Charitable Foundation has commissioned five emerging makers working within contemporary applied arts who team technical skills with intellectual adventure, to create a brand new body of work each.
Gnome & Away: Secrets of the Collection
The Garden Museum closes in October 2015 for a £6.6 million redevelopment before reopening in early 2017, but before the transformation period begins they're giving the public one last chance to see their brilliant collection of objects and artworks.
London’s Dreadful Visitation: The Great Plague
Delve into books and broadsides and archive material to discover more about the devastating plague that ripped through London in 1665, killing almost 100,000 city dwellers as it went. The exhibition is not accessible during afternoon talks and on alternate Saturdays.
Free exhibtions in London
Staying Power: Photographs of Black British Experience, 1950s-1990s
Extended to the end of July
How dusty images of the streets are cleansed with CGI
A World of Information
The geography and science of our world