This year’s Summer Series at Somerset House presents a world-class line-up in the stunning surroundings of one of London's most iconic landmarks.
Somerset House Studios is a new experimental workspace for artists, makers and thinkers.
Three days of pervasive and interactive games for all, part of London Games Festival.
Talk
Learning
Francesca Granata introduces her highly anticipated new book, Experimental Fashion: Performance Art, Carnival, and the Grotesque Body.
Perfume: A Sensory Journey Through Contemporary Scent
Exhibition
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A Sensory Journey Through Contemporary Scent
Exhibition
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Go back in time to the dawn of photography with Thresholds, a new virtual reality artwork by Mat Collishaw.
Stimulating dialogue about significant global challenges through photography.
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
Hofesh Shechter Dance Company, Political Mother © Tom Medwell
Resident Organisation
Hofesh Shechter Company is one of the world’s leading contemporary dance companies.
Resident Organisation
Independent advertising agency that believes in leaving a creative dent on the world.
The Café has indoor and outdoor seating and is the perfect spot to relax and unwind.
Restaurant
Tom Aikens’ comfort-food favourites for lunch, dinner and weekend brunch.
Learn about 450 years of Somerset House.
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