Art Museums

Tate Modern

Bankside SE1

International modern art.

Imperial War Museum

Lambeth Road SE1

Free admission

Over 9000 paintings related to WWI

The National Gallery

Trafalgar Square

Free admission.

Tate Britain

Millbank, SW1

Tate Modern will open a new building in June 2016 called the Switch House. The world´s first gallery spaces dedicated to live art, film and installations.

Art Collections:

The Wallace Collection

Manchester Square, near Wigmore Street W1. Admission free.

Royal Academy of Arts

Burlington House,Piccadilly

"A room hung with pictures is a room hung with thoughts."

Danielle Arnauds Gallery

123 Kennington Road, SE11

Open Fri,Sat & Sun 2-6 pm

National Portrait Gallery

Trafalgar Square

Bayswater Road Artists

Every Sunday, Bayswater Road in London W2. 

Over 150 artists and craftsmen display their own original works - meet the artists and choose from thousands of different exhibits.

Read more here.

Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art

The Sir Joseph Hotung Centre for Ceramic Studies (at the British Museum) is custom-designed to house Sir Percival David’s unparalleled collection of Chinese ceramics.

Free street art walk of Camden Town. Here.

Art galleries:

White Cube

48 Hoxton Sq, N1, Tube:Old Street

South London Gallery

65-67 Peckham Road SE 5

Victoria Miro

16 Wharf Road,  N1 (Tube:Angel)

Parasol Unit

14 Wharf Road, N 1 (Tube:Angel)

Rivington Place

EC2,  Tube: Old Street

Rocket Gallery

56B Shoreditch High St, E1

Whitechapel Gallery

77-82 Whitechapel High Street, E 1

(nearest tube Aldgate East)

Serpentine Galleries

Kensington Gardens

Lisson Gallery

52-54 Bell Street, NW1

The Saatchi Gallery

King´s Road, SW3

Impressive Contemporary art.

Free admission. Tube: Sloane Square

Dulwich Picture Gallery

Gallery Road, Southwark, SE 21

The world´s first purpose-built public art gallery.

Aspley House

149 Piccadilly or the popular name "Number One London".

The collection of paintings at Apsley House contains about 200 of the finest works of art in London.

Hayward Gallery

Southbank Centre, South Bank of the Thames has a long history of presenting work by the world’s most adventurous and innovative artists.

William Morris Gallery

Walthamstown. Getting there. The only public museum devoted to England's best known and most versatile designer.

Art and exhibition events

New Exhibitions

For over 30 years New Exhibitions has been the ubiquitous publication with the function of identifying, presenting and disseminating accurate, comprehensive and up-to-date information on the Contemporary Art scene.

13 Mason´s Yard, SW1

Art Monthly

"A thing of beauty is a joy for ever: its loveliness increases; it will never Pass into nothingless"



Hamiltons Gallery

13 Carlos Place, W1 (Mayfair)

Hamiltons is among the world's foremost galleries of photography. For thirty years, the gallery has exhibited and represented modern masters, in particular Irving Penn, Richard Avedon, Helmut Newton, and Robert Mapplethorpe.

The Photographer´s Gallery

16-18 Ramillies Street, W1 T:Oxford Circus

The Photographers' Gallery is the largest public gallery in London dedicated to photography.

Zelda Cheatle Gallery

81 Rivington Street, EC2

Zelda has a wealth of experience behind her and holds regular exhibitions of work by top names and recent contemporary photographers.

Michael Hoppen Gallery

3 Jubilee Place SW3 (Kings Road,Chelsea)

The Michael Hoppen Gallery is wholly devoted to the photographic image as art. The gallery opened in Chelsea on October 1st 1993 and has become a formidable presence in the international photography community.

Fotografiska Whitechapel

10 Whitechapel High Street E 1

A new museum of photography opened by the Swedish organisation Fotografiska in Stockholm. (Opening date to be announced).

William Morris Gallery

Lloyd Park, Forest Road, Walthamstow E17

The William Morris Gallery is the only public gallery devoted to the life and legacy of William Morris: designer, craftsman, socialist.

Late night art:

Every first Thursday of the month in east London. Read more here.

Slam Fridays is the late night opening of galleries in South London on the last Friday of every month from 6 - 8.30 pm.

A free event. Read more here.

Did you know this?

For over 100 years, the UK Government Art Collection has collected works of art to display in British Government buildings around the world, promoting British art and culture.

The Horse Hospital

Colonnade, Bloom

sbury WC1

Tube:Russell Square

The Horse Hospital is a three tiered progressive arts venue in London providing an encompassing umbrella for the related media of film fashion, music and art.

Art in Parliament

The Houses of Parliament are located in Westminster in the centre of London

Explore the Parliamentary Art Collection that is displayed throughout the buildings of the Parliamentary Estate.

Lazarides Rathbone

Lazarides Rathbone is situated on Rathbone Place in the heart of Fitzrovia, just a short walk from Oxford Street and Tottenham Court Road. The gallery is closed on Monday, open to the public by appointment on Tuesday, and open with no appointement required from Wednesday to Saturday. Admission is free.