The Jam: About the Young Idea, opens 26 June 2015, tickets on sale now

Visual Arts

Somerset House Trust presents a site-wide programme of visual arts, bringing the building and public spaces alive with exhibitions, installations, performances and events. As well as developing and commissioning our own strand of artistic and cultural output. We also collaborate with world-class institutions to bring important work to London. We aim to inspire and delight with distinctive, bold and imaginative work from around the world.

As well as playing host to The Courtauld Gallery and its acclaimed collections, we are developing our own programme of temporary exhibitions in the Embankment Galleries which focus on contemporary fashion, architecture, photography and design. Exhibitions have included SHOWstudio: Fashion Revolution, which brought world renowned fashion photographer Nick Knight’s work to the gallery, Maison Martin Margiela ‘20’ The Exhibition, which celebrated 20 years of one of fashion’s most avant-garde designers, and Isabella Blow: Fashion Galore!, celebrating the extraordinary life and wardrobe of the late Isabella Blow. From 2010 we have also hosted Pick Me Up, the UK’s first contemporary graphic arts fair.

A programme of free public displays runs alongside our major exhibitions in the Terrace Rooms, Courtyard Rooms, and East Wing Galleries.

NOW ON AT SOMERSET HOUSE:
The Jam: About the Young Idea
Until 27 September 2015

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Beneath the Surface
Until 24 August 2015

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Gavin Turk: Now
From 18 March 2015

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Unseen Waterloo: The Conflict Revisited
Until 31 August 2015

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COMING SOON:
Summer Screen Prints
Film Poster Exhibition
30 July – 23 August 2015

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London Design Festival
19 - 27 September 2015

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1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair 2015
15 - 18 October 2015

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ArDe
5-12 June 2016

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London Design Biennale 2016
14 September - 5 October 2016

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NOW ON AT THE COURTAULD GALLERY
The Courtauld Collection

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Unfinished... Works from the Courtauld Gallery
Until 20 September 2015

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NOW ON AT THE CULTURAL INSTITUTE AT KING'S
Out of Chaos
Ben Uri: 100 Years in London
Until 13 December 2015

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