5 Exhibitions not to miss in London this Month

Posted January 10, 2020
by Marta – Astor Kensington

 

If you are looking for a full-on artistic immersion, London has you covered. From history, photography and painting, start the new year exploring world-class artworks and soaking in some knowledge. We rounded up 5 exhibitions from some of the top museums and galleries in town – you can find most of them at the steps of Astor Hostels.

 

The beauty of our natural world is perfectly depicted in this renowned exhibition that attracts tourists and locals every year. Learn about wildlife and animal behavior in stunning photographs displayed in one hundred lightboxes.
This year Tate Modern celebrates the life of the famous British director Steve McQueen in a major exhibition with video and film installations.

The last 25 years of his career are displayed in a series of provocative and poignant images that will immerse the viewer in the artist’s world. If you are a movie lover don’t miss this exhibition and be inspired by McQueen’s career and influential work. 

Saatchi Gallery this year celebrates the 100th anniversary of the discovery of Tutankhamun tomb in an impressive collection of artifacts from ancient Egypt. The mystery of the pharaoh is coming to London for the first time before going back to Egypt forever. So, don’t miss out this opportunity and check out this beautiful gallery as well as Chelsea neighborhood

Drama and tragedy are going to intrigue everybody that is attending this exhibition at the British Museum. Astor Museum is the perfect stay if you want to pop into the famous museum and learn more about the story of the Trojan War and its heroes. Be fascinated by a mix of artifacts, pottery and paintings that will plunge you into a classic tale dated 3,000 years

Not far from Saatchi Gallery, Tate Britain displays historic British Art as well as temporary exhibitions all year round. This upcoming January experience William Blake’s original artwork in one of the biggest collections that London has seen in two decades.
If you want to learn more about British history and about the famous poet and painter, make sure you head to Tate Britain which is just a few steps away if you are staying at our hostel Astor Victoria!

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