Review Round Up: Beano: The Art of Breaking the Rules, Somerset House

We round up the reviews for this new exhibition at Somerset House. The Guardian: ***** “Critics are all about having rules, or at least opinions. As my cartoon self says in the comic strip: “It’s a MESS-TERPIECE!” How could I possibly disagree?” The Times: **** “A new exhibition at Somerset House, celebrating 70 years of… Read More

Virtual Exhibitions to Explore: March 2021

More exhibitions have been made available to view online to help ensure that you get your cultural fix. Music, Makers and Machines, Google Arts & Culture: this newly launched and permanent exhibition explores the history and legacy of electronic music by bringing together objects, interactive elements and tours around displays that feature parts of this… Read More

REVIEW: Leila Alaoui: Rite of Passage, Somerset House (Online Tour)

Somerset House’s current exhibition captures the photographer’s ability to capture people’s resilience at its strongest. Spanning across three rooms at Somerset House, this strikingly honest exhibition celebrating the work of the late photographer Leila Alaoui is one (even in this online tour) that makes you sit up and pay attention to what she is trying… Read More

Exhibitions Available to Visit…Online

Missing being able to pay a visit to a museum or art gallery? We have rounded up some of the exhibitions that you can discover from the comfort of your own home… An online guided tour of the National Gallery’s Artemisia exhibition: the National Gallery has made available its acclaimed exhibition looking at the work… Read More

PREVIEW: Space to Breathe, Somerset House

With air pollution levels in London getting higher, Space to Breathe will ask what collective action can we take to make our cities less congested, cleaner and more energy efficient? Taking place on the 28th and 29th January at Somerset House, Space to Breathe is a weekend filled with art installations, performances, talks and workshops to… Read More

PREVIEW: Paths to Utopia, King’s College London and Somerset House

Running across King’s College London and Somerset House for three months from the 1st July, this lengthy event celebrates the 500th anniversary of Thomas Moore’s famous book Utopia.  This special celebration features a collection of new art works that have resulted from collaborations between artists, performers, architects, technologists and King’s College London academics. It will include… Read More

Review: National Trust – One and All: A Voyage Through Sight, Sound and Sea @Somerset House

This brand new innovative and interactive project commissioned by Trust New Art to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the National Trust’s Neptune Campaign that has funded the acquisition and cared for 775 miles of coastline, celebrates and treasures the British coastline. Featuring the work of three very different artists – Martyn Ware, Owen Sheers and… Read More

PREVIEW: One and All @Somerset House

This new exhibition arriving at Somerset House in November is a journey through sight, sound and sea featuring three artists to guide visitors on their way. Working with aural effects, poetry and art, Martyn Ware, Owen Sheers and Tania Kovats use their skills to create pieces that celebrate our connection with the British coast. One… Read More