london art preview autumn winter 2016-17

A-Z Visual Guide to London Art & Culture Exhibitions Autumn/Winter 2016-17

The London art & exhibitions scene is truly bursting with top visual arts, design & cultural artefacts for this Autumn/Winter 2016-17.

Grab your sketchbook and head on down to one of these eye-popping expos…

Bedlam | Wellcome Collection | Euston | Until 15 January 2017 | Free

A proper look at the history of mental health through the lens of asylums including the ‘bedlam’ namesake the Bethlem Royal Hospital (asylum) in London.

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You Say You Want a Revolution? Records and Rebels 1966-1970 | V&A | South Kensington | Until 26 February | £16

A look at the power of pop culture revolution in the late 1960s.

Impulse (aka light up see saws) | Leicester Square | 5-27 October | Free

Light up singing seesaws! ‘Impulse’ first showcased at Montreal’s Luminothérapie festival, and arrives in London’s Leicester Square Gardens this Autumn.

Photo Credit: Ulysse Lemeryse / OSA

Photo Credit: Ulysse Lemeryse / OSA

Turner Prize | Tate Britain | Pimlico | Until 2 January | £12

A giant bum makes for the ultimate selfie. But is it art? Who cares.

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Utopia and Dystopia | Senate House Library | 3 Oct – 17 Dec 2016 | Free

Discover the cultural legacy of Thomas More’s work on utopia in this free exhibition and events series.

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If these aren’t enough why not check out:

Art Licks Weekend – 30 Septmber -2 October: ‘a festival that showcases the work of pioneering young artists, curators, galleries and project spaces in London.’

1-54 Festival – 6-9 October: a celebration of contemporary African art from all 54 countries from the continent.

Did we miss an epic arty party? Leave a comment below and we’ll try and add into the post…

Rupert Dannreuther

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I am Joint Editor at To Do List. I like free, cheap & offbeat London, especially: cabaret, art, theatre, pop-ups, eating out, quirky films, museums, day trips, social enterprise & much more.