Last Chance to See!

Last Chance to See - Exhibitions!

Some of our favourite exhibitions of 2017 are still open throughout January and February. Fill a winter weekend with fun at one of these shows:

Tove Jansson at the Dulwich Picture Gallery

This is the final week to see the exhibition dedicated to the creator of the Moomin characters. Saturday and Sunday are already sold out but you can still book some of the last tickets for Thursday and Friday. £15.50 adults, kids go free.

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Basquiat at the Barbican 

This week is the final call for Basquiat: Boom for Real, as well. A very limited number of walk up tickets are still available at 10am from the Art Gallery ticket desk every day until Sunday. Click on the title header to read our review and find out why we were blown away by this exhibition.

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Cézanne Portraits and Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2017 at the National Portrait Gallery

If you are heading to the National Portrait Gallery, you can still marvel at the collection of 50 Cézanne portraits (open until 11 February). Or catch the hugely engaging and relevant Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize (until 8 February). It is always a firm a&u favourite - you will not be disappointed!

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Beazley Designs of the Year at the Design Museum

The yearly exhibition is in its final weeks - plan a trip to the Design Museum to see these impressive designs. Highlights include a high performance hijab for Muslim women, screwless IKEA furniture (thank goodness) and the world's first 3D self-driving bus! Tickets:£10 adults, £5 children (under 6s free).

 

Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion and Opera: Passion, Power and Politics at the V&A

The two outstanding hit shows of 2017 are closing in February. Fashion-mad kids can try on one of Balenciaga's design and pose for a selfie. Older kids can enjoy walking through the cities, each with a focus on a particular opera. Do not forget to pick up a pair of headphones! 

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Whales at the Natural History Museum

Families still have a month to explore the awesome power of these gentle ocean giants at this fascinating family friendly exhibition. With the roof of the exhibition hall covered in watery lights and whale noises all around you this is a real must for all ocean lovers. Tickets: £11.50 adults, £7.50 children.

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