Showing 27 events
T H E U N S E E N Emporium
13 November 2014 - 05 May 2015
New Wing
Material exploration house T H E U N S E E N, a collective of alchemists, cutters, coders and anatomists, open the doors to their magical world which focuses on science fused with design. Within the Emporium visitors are fully immersed in material science and surrounded by iconic British designed products that have been treated with UNSEEN technology. Gifts perfect for a Winter stocking are also available to buy for the curious.
Goya: The Witches and Old Women Album
26 February 2015 - 25 May 2015
The Courtauld Gallery
This major exhibition reunites all the surviving drawings from the Witches and Old Women Album for the first time, offering a fascinating and enlightening view of a very private and personal Goya.
Maggi Hambling: War Requiem & Aftermath
04 March 2015 - 31 May 2015
East Wing
The Cultural Institute at King’s College London present War Requiem & Aftermath, a survey of the recent work of British artist Maggi Hambling, encompassing painting, sculpture, installation and film.
The Syngenta Photography Award 2015
11 March 2015 - 10 April 2015
East Wing Galleries
The Syngenta Photography Award is a celebration of artistic skill and outstanding photography which aims to draw attention to, and stimulate dialogue around, key global challenges. This year’s award invited professional and amateur photographers from all over the world to submit applications responding to the theme of ‘Scarcity-Waste’.
Free Guided Tour: Historical Highlights
02 April 2015
Somerset House
Discover evidence of Tudor intrigue and Georgian Enlightenment, of scientific curiosity, naval power and extravagant entertainments.
ViennaSphere
02 April 2015 - 04 April 2015
The Edmond J. Safra Fountain Court
The ViennaSphere is a multimedia artwork commissioned especially for the Vienna Tourist Board and will mark two important occasions for the city in 2015: 150 Years of the Ringstrasse and the 60th Eurovision Song Contest. Measuring 22 meters in diameter and 20 meters at its highest point, this unique, walk-in 360° projection dome will provide the backdrop for a state-of-the-art audio visual spectacle by Vienna artist collective Neon Golden.
Free Guided Tour: Historical Highlights
04 April 2015
Somerset House
Discover evidence of Tudor intrigue and Georgian Enlightenment, of scientific curiosity, naval power and extravagant entertainments.
Somerset House: The Old Palaces Tour
07 April 2015
Somerset House
Somerset House, now an exciting venue for arts and culture was once the home of three Catholic queens; Anne of Denmark, Henrietta Maria and Catherine of Braganza and played a vital part in the crisis of the Stuart dynasty. Join us for a new guided tour, exploring the history of the site before this current building existed. A special highlight of the tour includes access to Strand Lane Baths.
Free Guided Tour: Historical Highlights
09 April 2015
Somerset House
Discover evidence of Tudor intrigue and Georgian Enlightenment, of scientific curiosity, naval power and extravagant entertainments.
Secret 7"
10 April 2015 - 04 May 2015
Terrace Rooms
Secret 7”, the annual project that brings music and art together for a good cause, is returning for 2015 bigger and better than ever before. Taking place throughout April, the exhibition will be moving to a new home at Somerset House.
Free Guided Tour: Historical Highlights
11 April 2015
Somerset House
Discover evidence of Tudor intrigue and Georgian Enlightenment, of scientific curiosity, naval power and extravagant entertainments.
Pete Paphides presents: Digging For Life
13 April 2015
The Screening Room
Record collecting is more than a hobby. It's a way of life. Music writer and journalist Pete Paphides hosts an evening of stories, reminiscences and confessions from fellow collectors.
It’s Nice That presents: For The Love of Music Videos
14 April 2015
The Screening Room
In collaboration with Secret 7”,creative platform It’s Nice That pull together a distinguished panel of speakers for an evening of talks about the love and nostalgia we experience for music videos.
Somerset House: The Old Palaces Tour
14 April 2015
Somerset House
Somerset House, now an exciting venue for arts and culture was once the home of three Catholic queens; Anne of Denmark, Henrietta Maria and Catherine of Braganza and played a vital part in the crisis of the Stuart dynasty. Join us for a new guided tour, exploring the history of the site before this current building existed. A special highlight of the tour includes access to Strand Lane Baths.
Screening of The Chemical Brothers: Don't Think & Q&A
16 April 2015
The Screening Room
Originally captured in 2011, at the iconic Fuji Rock Festival in Japan, the The Chemical Brothers: Don't Think (2012) captures the synesthetic barrage of sound, film and light and the transforming effect it has on its audience. The Screening will be followed by a Q&A with Co-directors Adam Smith and Marcus Lyall.
Free Guided Tour: Historical Highlights
16 April 2015
Somerset House
Discover evidence of Tudor intrigue and Georgian Enlightenment, of scientific curiosity, naval power and extravagant entertainments.
Free Guided Tour: Historical Highlights
18 April 2015
Somerset House
Discover evidence of Tudor intrigue and Georgian Enlightenment, of scientific curiosity, naval power and extravagant entertainments.
Fashion Revolution Day: Who Made My Clothes
20 April 2015
The Screening Room
Two years on from the collapse of the Rana Plaza garment factory in Bangladesh, campaigners have taken the question ‘Who makes your clothes?’ to Parliament to establish safer working conditions, and support ethical production. Times have moved on, and those passionate about creating a better fashion industry are demanding significant, lasting change not only in how our clothes are sourced, but also in promoting a more conscious attitude within the design world itself. Our panel chaired by Baroness Lola Young report on the progress made since 2013.
Grafik presents: Under the Covers
21 April 2015
The Screening Room
As part of Secret 7” 2015, Grafik is proud to present a live version of its much-loved magazine feature Covershot, dubbed Under the Covers. Since 2009 the magazine has invited graphic designers to rifle through their record collections and wax lyrical about their favourite album artwork, and now there’s the chance to see them do so in person.
Somerset House: The Old Palaces Tour
21 April 2015
Somerset House
Somerset House, now an exciting venue for arts and culture was once the home of three Catholic queens; Anne of Denmark, Henrietta Maria and Catherine of Braganza and played a vital part in the crisis of the Stuart dynasty. Join us for a new guided tour, exploring the history of the site before this current building existed. A special highlight of the tour includes access to Strand Lane Baths.
Pick Me Up: Graphic Arts Festival 2015
23 April 2015 - 04 May 2015
Embankment Galleries
Pick Me Up returns to Somerset House for its sixth year, featuring a fresh line-up of artists and designers bringing the best of new illustration, graphic design and related disciplines to inspire and delight. Vibrant, engaging and packed full of exciting things to see, do and buy, Pick Me Up 2015 will once again feature a whole host of different working processes and techniques ranging from traditional screen-printing to animation, risograph printing to paper craft.
Free Guided Tour: Historical Highlights
23 April 2015
Somerset House
Discover evidence of Tudor intrigue and Georgian Enlightenment, of scientific curiosity, naval power and extravagant entertainments.
2015 Sony World Photography Awards Exhibition
24 April 2015 - 10 May 2015
Somerset House
The Sony World Photography Awards are one of the world’s leading photography competitions, the exhibition showcases the winning and shortlisted photographers from submissions from across all disciplines, from fine art to photojournalism to lifestyle.
Free Guided Tour: Historical Highlights
25 April 2015
Somerset House
Discover evidence of Tudor intrigue and Georgian Enlightenment, of scientific curiosity, naval power and extravagant entertainments.
Somerset House: The Old Palaces Tour
28 April 2015
Somerset House
Somerset House, now an exciting venue for arts and culture was once the home of three Catholic queens; Anne of Denmark, Henrietta Maria and Catherine of Braganza and played a vital part in the crisis of the Stuart dynasty. Join us for a new guided tour, exploring the history of the site before this current building existed. A special highlight of the tour includes access to Strand Lane Baths.
Eye presents: Sound image process with Tomato
28 April 2015
The Screening Room
Tomato constantly makes things; their work springs from research, collaboration and friendship. Simon Taylor and Dylan Kendle unpack the process behind their projects – including groundbreaking film, video and sleeve art for Underworld – in an informal conversation with John L. Walters the editor of international graphic design quarterly Eye.
Free Guided Tour: Historical Highlights
30 April 2015
Somerset House
Discover evidence of Tudor intrigue and Georgian Enlightenment, of scientific curiosity, naval power and extravagant entertainments.
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