RED STAR OVER RUSSIA

RED STAR OVER RUSSIA

A REVOLUTION IN VISUAL CULTURE 1905–55

A dramatic visual history of Russia and the Soviet Union from 1905 to the death of Stalin – seen through the eyes of artists, designers and photographers.

2017 marks the centenary of the October …
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Charles II: Art & Power

Charles II: Art & Power

After over a decade of austere Cromwellian rule, the restoration of the monarchy in 1660 led to a resurgence of the arts in England.

The court of Charles II became the center for the patronage of leading artists and the …
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NORTH: FASHIONING IDENTITY

NORTH: FASHIONING IDENTITY

Truth, myth and the spaces in-between in visual representations of the North of England.

An exhibition exploring contemporary artistic and stylistic representations of the north of England.

Featuring contemporary photography, fashion and multimedia work, sitting alongside social documentary film and …
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lluminating India

lluminating India

lluminating India is a season of exhibitions and events that celebrates India’s contribution to science, technology and mathematics.

At its heart are two free major exhibitions: 5000 Years of Science and Innovation
and Photography 1857–2017. Respectively they present a …
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Harry Potter: A History of Magic

Harry Potter: A History of Magic

Journey to where magic and myth began.

Have you ever wanted to delve into Divination, ponder the peculiarities of Potions and discover enchanting creatures?

Now you can.

We unveil rare books, manuscripts and magical objects from the British Library’s collection,


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Cézanne Portraits

Cézanne Portraits

This major international exhibition brings together for the first time over fifty of Cézanne’s portraits from collections across the world, including works which have never been on public display in the UK.

Paul Cézanne (1839-1906) is one of the most …
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Dalí / Duchamp

Dalí / Duchamp

Take another look at two artistic giants: father of conceptual art Marcel Duchamp, and larger-than-life Surrealist Salvador Dalí.

This is the first exhibition to throw light on their surprising relationship and its influence on the work of both artists.

On …
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Nathalie Du Pasquier – Other Rooms

Nathalie Du Pasquier – Other Rooms

Challenging modes of representation, Milan-based artist Nathalie Du Pasquier traverses boundaries between art and design. Du Pasquier became known in the early 1980s as a founding member of the Italian design collective Memphis. Since 1987 she has focused on painting, …
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Scythians warriors of  ancient Siberia

Scythians warriors of ancient Siberia

2,500 years ago groups of formidable warriors roamed the vast open plains of Siberia. Feared, loathed, admired – but over time forgotten… Until now.

This major exhibition explores the story of the Scythians – nomadic tribes and masters of mounted …
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