Bring music back to your life after lockdown: The Philharmonia Orchestra is back

Philharmonia Orchestraå

If you’ve been down – and who hasn’t – then, prepared to be brought well-and-truly all the way back up, thanks to a new initiative in London. The Philharmonia Orchestra from London’s Southbank Centre is, this season, bringing out programme for October and November 2020: six online performances in two strands, encompassing live-streamed concerts, pre-recorded […]

National Gallery London: Artemisia Gentileschi is back with more

Artemisia Gentileschi

The National Gallery London first announced the display of some work by the famed Italian female artist, Artemisia back in 2019 and now, she’s back again. At a time when female artists were not easily accepted, Artemisia Gentileschi was exceptional. Her career spanned more than 40 years and she gained fame and admiration across Europe, […]

Queen Elizabeth opens her doors again: Visit the official royal residences

Buckingham Palace Royal Collection

If Monarchy is your thing and taking a peek behind the walls of how they live is on your list of UK ‘must dos’, then get excited, because the Royal Collection Trust has some good news. The official residences of Her Majesty The Queen will reopen to the public from Thursday 23 July! After the […]

London’s Barbican is reopening after Coronavirus!

Barbican

From 13 July, you’ll be able to return to London’s most central arts and entertainment precinct, the Barbican! From then, its Art Gallery and Conservatory will be open, followed by The Curve on Tuesday 11 August 2020. In line with government guidelines, new safety measures will be in place including operating at reduced capacity, timed […]

Tour the National Gallery in London from your living room

Gallery

Taking a curated look at the collection of one of the world’s greatest galleries is now free and easier than ever – because, you can do it from your living room. In a major new digital program, the Gallery is publishing videos here whereby art curators, professionals and experts take fans and would-be visitors through […]

Dare to dream: See the best of European art from your couch

Woman art gallery

With lockdown in full force in most countries, getting your artistic rocks off is pretty limited to Netflix documentaries, doodling in your sketchbook or perusing the finest world’s collections from your living room. Thankfully, most of the world’s museums and galleries have taken to the lockdown with flair, digitising their collections for your own enjoyment […]

Learn to draw during COVID-19 lockdown with the National Gallery of Victoria

With the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic taking over the world, we’re in this for the long haul. So, why not learn to draw? Chances are you haven’t since high school, so, with plenty of time ahead of you and nothing but still life objects to focus on right in front of you, join some leading Australian […]

London: Freddie Mercury's kimono is coming to the V&A

Kimono

It was 2018 that saw the release of Bohemian Rhapsody, the movie of band Queen and its larger-than-life lead man, Freddie Mercury. And now in 2020, the Victoria and Albert Museum in London is bringing him back again by putting his famed kimono on display as part of a larger exhibition. The major fashion exhibition, […]

Lumas does street art: Haring and Basquiat join what's on offer

Lumas art

Lumas Australia have stepped it up a bit, putting on new additions by established and emerging new artists, amongst them Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat, whose works are being exhibited at the National Gallery Victoria later this year. Why? Well, their decision’s inspired by responses to the urban street culture of the 1980s, Haring and […]

Love art? LUMAS has the tips to start your own collection

Art

From Melbourne to London and Sydney, there’s absolutely no shortage of access to art. Regardless of your flavour and personal preference, what speaks to you and what you simply like the look of, from National Galleries to local activations like Lumas in Australia there’s enough to choose from. In fact, for those of us who’re […]

London: Artemisia Gentileschi is coming to the National Gallery this April

Art Artemisia

The art of Artemisia is coming to London.

Buying art is possible – London’s Affordable Art Fair is in town

Affordable Art Fair, Battersea Park, London , UK 06 Mar 2019.

Walking around some of London’s most renowned galleries like the National Gallery, V&A or Somerset House, it’s easy to convince yourself you’ll never own anything nice for your own walls. Until, you stumble across quaint little (read: massive) art fairs like the Affordable Art Fair, that travels around the UK, and your thinking’s shifted. The […]