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The Crisis Commission
14 March 2012 - 22 April 2012
East Wing
Experience major works from contemporary artists including Antony Gormley and Tracey Emin, reacting to homelessness.
Out of Sync
16 March 2012 - 27 April 2012
The Edmond J. Safra Fountain Court
London based Chilean artist Fernando Casasempere’s large scale courtyard installation recreates the joy we feel at the site of blossoming daffodils signalling the end of winter and the beginning of spring.
Pick Me Up: Contemporary Graphic Art Fair
22 March 2012 - 01 April 2012
Embankment Galleries
Pick Me Up features a dynamic line-up of graphic art collectives, galleries and a host of established artists, as well as providing a platform for emerging artists. A range of limited edition, affordable graphic art and illustration will be for sale.
Wendy Ramshaw: Rooms of Dreams
28 March 2012 - 24 June 2012
Terrace Rooms
As one of Britain’s leading contemporary designers, Wendy Ramshaw is renowned for her jewellery and distinctive, large scale public art. This major exhibition exhibits key pieces spanning the past fifty years of her acclaimed career.
Pick Me Up Daily Special: Modern Toss, Portrait Booth
01 April 2012
Embankment Galleries
The scurrilous, global cult comic Modern Toss is the work of Jon Link and Mick Bunnage. Come and sit in the Modern Toss portrait booth and get yourself immortalised in HB pencil by Jon or Mick, then choose what sort of body you'd like underneath your head and watch in amazement as it's silkscreened on by Dan Hipkin from Ink_d gallery, right in front of your eyes.
Pick Me Up Events Space: Graphic Novel Workshops with SelfMadeHero
01 April 2012
Embankment Galleries
Leading graphic novel publisher SelfMadeHero presents a programme of drop-in illustration workshops led by London-based graphic novelists Catherine Anyango (Heart of Darkness), JAKe (Hellraisers), Slawa Harasymowcz (Freud: The Wolf Man) and Andrzej Klimowski (The Master & Margarita).
Free Guided Tour: Hidden Spaces and History
05 April 2012
Somerset House
Discover evidence of Tudor intrigue and Georgian Enlightenment, of scientific curiosity, naval power and extravagant entertainments.
Free Guided Tour: Hidden Spaces and History
07 April 2012
Somerset House
Discover evidence of Tudor intrigue and Georgian Enlightenment, of scientific curiosity, naval power and extravagant entertainments.
Free Family Workshop: Visions of Home
07 April 2012
Learning Centre
Explore works by artists such as Antony Gormley and Tracy Emin from The Crisis Commission on the theme of homelessness, then create your own sculpture of what ‘home’ means to you using recycled domestic materials.
Studio Day: Dream Accessories
12 April 2012
Learning Centre
Design and construct fashion-forward accessories that tell a story, incorporating everyday materials. The day starts by taking inspiration from designer Wendy Ramshaw’s Rooms of Dreams in the Terrace Rooms followed by studio time to create your own adornments.
Free Guided Tour: Hidden Spaces and History
12 April 2012
Somerset House
Discover evidence of Tudor intrigue and Georgian Enlightenment, of scientific curiosity, naval power and extravagant entertainments.
Free Guided Tour: Hidden Spaces and History
14 April 2012
Somerset House
Discover evidence of Tudor intrigue and Georgian Enlightenment, of scientific curiosity, naval power and extravagant entertainments.
Mini Make Believe: Animal Antics
14 April 2012
Learning Centre
Under 5s and their families, take a trip to the animal world. Hear tales and songs and become your favourite creature, real or imaginary!
Holiday Drop-in Workshop: The Living Carpet
14 April 2012
Learning Centre
Celebrate our courtyard installation Out of Sync by artist Fernando Casasempere and craft your own miniature springtime gardens.
Mini Make Believe: Animal Antics
15 April 2012
Learning Centre
Under 5s and their families, take a trip to the animal world. Hear tales and songs and become your favourite creature, real or imaginary!
Free Guided Tour: Hidden Spaces and History
21 April 2012
Somerset House
Discover evidence of Tudor intrigue and Georgian Enlightenment, of scientific curiosity, naval power and extravagant entertainments.
Free Family Workshop: Small World!
21 April 2012
Learning Centre
Make your own miniature characters that tell a story, inspired by portraits in the Courtauld Gallery.
Free Guided Tour: Hidden Spaces and History
26 April 2012
Somerset House
Discover evidence of Tudor intrigue and Georgian Enlightenment, of scientific curiosity, naval power and extravagant entertainments.
Sony World Photography Awards Exhibition
27 April 2012 - 20 May 2012
Somerset House
The fifth edition of the exhibition returns to Somerset House this year, with photography exhibitions from the winners and runner-ups of the 2012 Sony World Photography Awards.
Free Family Workshop: Charm Offensive
28 April 2012
Learning Centre
Make your own lucky charms that tell a story, inspired by designer Wendy Ramshaw’s Rooms of Dreams in the Terrace Rooms.
Free Guided Tour: Hidden Spaces and History
28 April 2012
Somerset House
Discover evidence of Tudor intrigue and Georgian Enlightenment, of scientific curiosity, naval power and extravagant entertainments.
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