August 19 / 16
Good Morning and Happy Friday! No more @ The Museum….it is now @ The Event. Today we’re visiting across the pond in London, England. Lots of things are always happening in London…..
(cred: visitlondon.com & music festival wizard)
William Kentridge: Thick Time ♦ September 21, 2016 – January 15, 2017 / Whitechapel Art Gallery / 80-82 Whitechapel High Street London E1 7QX / +44 (0) 20 7522 7888 / www.whitechapelgallery.org
Discover the South African artist’s fascinating works with William Kentridge: Thick Time at the Whitechapel Gallery, his first major solo exhibition in the UK.
Known for his drawings, theatre productions and films, Kentridge also specialises in complex installations. The exhibition features six large-scale works created between 2003 and 2016, which gives an insight into the artist’s vision throughout his career
Abstract Expressionism at Royal Academy of Arts ♦ September 24, 2016 – January 2, 2017 / Burlington House London W1J 0BD / +44 (0) 20 7300 8000 / www.royal.academy.org.uk
Rediscover one of the greatest art movements of the 20th century with Abstract Expressionism at the Royal Academy of Arts.
Micheal Clark Company: New York 2016 ♦ October 6-15, 2016 / The Barbican Theatre / Silk St. London EC2Y 8DS / www.barbican.org.uk/theatre
Catch the return of Michael Clark Company at the Barbican Theatre with New Work 2016.
After opening Glastonbury’s Pyramid Stage last year, Michael Clark Company returns to the Barbican stage where they last performed two years ago, with a new dance production.
Wonderlab: The Satoil Gallery ♦ October 12 – January 1, 2020 / Science Museum, London / Exhibition Road London SW7 2DD / +44 870 870 4868 / www.sciencemuseum.org.uk
Spark your curiosity in the Science Museum’s new permanent gallery Wonderlab: The Statoil Gallery.
Museums @ Night ♦ October 27-29, 2016 / museumsatnight.org.uk
Soak up some culture after dark with Museums at Night, as museums and galleries across London throw open their doors after hours during the three-day biannual festival.
With late-night exhibitions and a range of talks, guided tours and special events, Museums at Night is a fantastic opportunity to enjoy London’s culture and history in a new light.
The Radical Eye: Modernist Photograph From the Sir Elton John Collection @ Tate Modern ♦ November 10 – May 7, 2018 / Tate Modern / Bankside London SE1 9TG / +44 (0) 20 7887 8888 / www.tate.org.uk
See great masterpieces of modernist photography with The Radical Eye: Modernist Photography from the Sir Elton John Collection at Tate Modern.
Showcasing a selection of rare vintage prints from the 1920s to the 1950s, all collected by Sir Elton John through his lifetime, the exhibition features more than 150 photographs from 60 artists.
Design Museum Opening ♦ November 24, 2016 – January 1, 2020 / Design Museum 224-238 Kensington High Street Kensington London W8 6AG / +44 (020) 7940 8783 / designmuseum.org
Delve into the fascinating world of contemporary design as the Design Museum reopens in an impressive new building in Kensington.
London Fashion Weekend AW16 @ Saatchi Gallery ♦ September 22-25, 2016 / Saatchi Gallery / Duke of York’s HQ Kings Road London SW3 4SQ / +44 (0) 20 7823 2363 / www.saatchigallery.com
Experience a day out as a fashion insider with the London Fashion Weekend at Saatchi Gallery.
Aug 28 2016 / South West Four (SW4) 2016 / London, UK
South West Four 2016 / London, UK /August 27-28, 2016
Dreamgirls @ The Savoy Theatre ♦ November 19, 2016 – March 11, 2017 / The Strand London WC2R 0ET / +44 844 871 7687 / www.savoytheatre.org
Discover the revolutionary sound of 1960s America as the Tony Award-winning musical, Dreamgirls, bursts onto the stage at the Savoy Theatre.
Glee star Amber Riley makes her West End début as Effie White
The Lord Mayor’s Show ♦ November 12, 2016 / www.lordmayorsshow.london
Cheer on the new mayor and the spectacular procession, as they wind their way between Bank and Aldwych for The Lord Mayor’s Show.
The Lord Mayor’s Show dates back to 1215, when King John granted a charter allowing the citizens of London to elect their own mayor.
Lots of choices, lots of activities, and a whole lotta fun too. So if you’re in London, make a stop to visit. If you want to know what’s happening in London for the next few months go to www.visitlondon.com for information.
Enjoy the rest of your Friday, be blessed.
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