Hair by Sam McKnight
Exhibition
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A major exhibition celebrating the master hairstylist’s remarkable 40 year career, from the late 1970s to the current day. 
Lonelady, Somerset House Studios, Image by Dan Wilton
Somerset House Studios is a new experimental workspace for artists, makers and thinkers.
Lonelady, Somerset House Studios, Image by Dan Wilton
Join Shonagh Marshall, curator of Hair by Sam McKnight in conversation with Lena de Casparis, Culture Director at Elle UK.
A la plage, 1974 by Malick Sidibé. Courtesy Galerie MAGNIN-A, Paris
Exhibition
Free
The first major solo exhibition in the UK of the late Malian photographer best known for chronicling the lives and culture of the city of Bamako.
A la plage, 1974 by Malick Sidibé. Courtesy Galerie MAGNIN-A, Paris
A season of film celebrating documentary at its most remarkable, innovative and provocative, from 9 January.
Van Gogh Self Portrait with Bandaged Ear, Courtauld Gallery, Somerset House
The Courtauld is best known for its Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings, including iconic works by Manet, Degas, Monet, van Gogh, Gauguin, and Cézanne.
Van Gogh Self Portrait with Bandaged Ear, Courtauld Gallery, Somerset House
Resident Organisation
An environmental charity that takes a fresh approach to communicating sustainability.
Resident Organisation
Award winning company that creates theatre and opera around the UK and internationally.
Spring at Somerset House. Image by Kevin Meredith
Restaurant
Seasonal cooking from chef Skye Gyngell, formerly head chef at the Michelin-starred Petersham Nurseries.
Restaurant
Tom Aikens’ comfort-food favourites for lunch, dinner and weekend brunch.
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Opening times and prices
We're open every day except 25 December. Admission is free, though there’s a charge for some exhibitions.
Opening times and prices