Exhibitions to See this Spring

Get out and about this spring! There are so many brilliant shows on in London - these are all family-friendly and recommended by a&u:

Hockney

Total Hockney BRILLIANCE at the Tate Britain. GO!

The American Dream: Pop to the Present

Half a century of US culture in a fantastic show of printmaking at the British Museum.

Robots: The 500 year quest to make machines human

Fantastic Robots opens at the science museum. Humanoid and animatronic robots like you have never seen before. GO!

The Robot Zoo

Discover the mechanisms that give animals their amazing abilities at the Horniman.

Josef Frank at The Fashion & Textile Museum

Patterns–Furniture–Painting : an exhibition to lift the spirits

Tunnel: The Archaeology of Crossrail

Discover 8,000 years of hidden human history unearthed by Crossrail.

The Private Made Public

Learn what it was like to visit the gallery in the 19th century.

Teenage Bedrooms

Teen retreats – it could be messy! Geffrye Museum.

People Power: Fighting for Peace

From conscientious objectors to peace camps, discover the passion of anti-war protesters.

Howard Hodgkin: Absent Friends

First exhibition of Hodgkin's portraits. National Portrait Gallery.

Sensational Butterflies

Spring is here and the butterflies have arrived at the Natural History Museum!

America after the Fall: Painting in the 1930s

45 iconic paintings tell the story of a nation in flux. Royal Academy of Arts.

From Selfie to Self-Expression

The history of selfies from the Old Masters to current day. Kids will adore the Pom Pom Mirror and the Zoom Pavillon.