Listings in category "Exhibition"

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BP British Art Displays: Basic Design

This display explores the role that Basic Design – a new and radical approach to training in art schools – played in revolutionising art education across Britain in the 1950s and 1960s.

Tate Britain
From Monday 25th March 2013
British Music Experience

The British Music Experience is Britain's interactive museum of popular music. Combining cutting edge audio-visual technology with some of the most coveted music memorabilia of all time and the only exhibition where you can select your favourite content and media recordings to keep.

British Music Experience
Open daily
Celebrity Spex Scandal

This exhibition features the spectacles of a criminal optician, an obese but nonetheless vain writer, a fickle actor who ordered a prop and then rejected it, a product banned for sale in America and the glasses of several ‘famous’ people of whom you may never even have heard!

British Optical Association Museum
From Wednesday 14th September 2011
Charles Dickens and Victorian Cheam

Our first exhibition of the New Year will open in celebration of Dickens' 200th birthday. Visit Whitehall to find out what life was like for local people in the Victorian period.

From Wednesday 18th January 2012
Herbs, the Garret and the Old Operating Theatre

In the past, medicines were made from plants, animals and even precious stones.
Learn how 'drugs' such as foxglove, myrrh and unicorn horns were used.
Examine real herbs in the attic space, originally used by the apothecary of St Thomas' Hospital.

Old Operating Theatre Museum and Herb Garret
From Thursday 6th January 2011
Lights, Camera, London!

This exhibition is the first since the Museum of London’s pioneering London on Film (1996) to show how London has been the setting - and often the star - of films for over a century. Using extracts and stills, together with rare costumes and props, Lights, Camera, London! reveals the range of what Samuel Johnson called ‘the wonderful immensity of London’. 

London Film Museum
From Saturday 19th January 2013
Many East Ends

This small display announces our new Many East Ends project and invites Londoners to get involved. Through Many East Ends, the Museum aims to work with Londoners to explore the East End, its past, present and future. 

Museum of London Docklands
From Saturday 22nd September 2012
Nelson, Navy, Nation 1688-1815

Nelson, Navy, Nation is a new permanent gallery at the National Maritime Museum that looks at the relationship between the Royal Navy and the British people during the long 18th century (1688–1815). As well as exploring what life was like aboard ship, it also investigates how the navy and its sailors were perceived at home. It is an excellent new addition to the museum that showcases some stunning artefacts. 

National Maritime Museum
From Monday 21st October 2013
Neptune's Globe

Neptune’s Globe is a new installation which transforms the museum’s Upper Deck with an interactive world map, vast sail sculpture and audio-visual features. Picking up on the museum’s key themes of trade, conflict, migration, exploration, leisure and technology, Neptune’s Globe demonstrates the ways in which world history has been shaped by the seafaring past.

National Maritime Museum
From Tuesday 18th December 2012
Our Londinium 2012

Young people reflect upon the history and legacies of Roman London and its influences on and connections with London and Londoners today; Part of the 2012 Cultural Olympiad.

Museum of London
From Friday 22nd June 2012
Pilots of the Caribbean

In a brand new exhibition, curated in partnership with the Black Cultural Archives, the Royal Air Force Museum will tell in ‘Pilots of the Caribbean: Volunteers of African Heritage in the Royal Air Force' the inspirational story of these volunteers, commemorating and celebrating their vital contribution to the defence of Britain, her Empire and Commonwealth.

Royal Air Force Museum
From Friday 1st November 2013
Treasures in the Cadogan Gallery

Treasures in the Cadogan Gallery showcases 22 special exhibits chosen from 70 million specimens and artefacts in the Natural History Museum's collections.

Natural History Museum
From Friday 30th November 2012
Treasures of the Archive

An exhibition of treasures from the collections of the BPMA, representing the great wealth of material in The Royal Mail Archive and the Museum Collection.

British Postal Museum and Archive
Open daily except Sunday, Saturday
Who Is Blind?

‘Who is Blind?’ describes the changing legal definition of blindness and the words used to describe those with partial sight from the mid 18th century onwards. It showcases equipment for the blind and the work of the various eyesight charities to cater for blind people.

British Optical Association Museum
From Friday 13th November 2009