Wednesday, 27 July 2016
COMPETITION! Daydreaming with Stanley Kubrick partners Canon are offering you the chance to win one of ten Canon EOS M10 cameras.
MORE EVENTS THIS MONTH:
Utopian Voices Here and Now
Until 29 August 2016
See free displays, installations and performances across our site from a group of contemporary artists, brought together for UTOPIA 2016. This dynamic range of works showcases the utopian visions of young UK-based artists, giving voice to the issues most affecting them today including the body, gender, sexuality and race.
AOI World Illustration Awards Exhibition 2016
in partnership with Directory of Illustration
1 – 29 August 2016
Embankment Galleries, South Wing
Returning for a fifth year, the World Illustration Awards Exhibition presents highlights from this year’s shortlist of contemporary illustration, entered by emerging and established talent to the Association of Illustrators’ (AOI) annual competition.
Georgiana Houghton: Spirit Drawings
Until 11 September 2016
The Courtauld Gallery, North Wing
Explore an astonishing series of Victorian watercolours by the long-forgotten spiritualist artist, Georgiana Houghton. Detailed explanations on the back of the works declare that her hand was guided by various spirits, including several Renaissance artists, as well as higher angelic beings.
This month we reimagine our exteriors in Robot and Avatar creation workshops for families and young people, explore the cinematic history of the building in spotlight tours and look at the future of UK education in a workshop by Dash & Dem. We also continue looking into the mind of Stanley Kubrick in weekly spotlight tours and listen in on Utopian Voices with an eclectic series of talks.
From our friends at the IWM London
Real to Reel: A Century of War Movies
Until 8 January 2017
See over 200 objects and go behind the scenes of iconic war films including Casablanca, Saving Private Ryan and War Horse, exploring how film-makers have found inspiration from war's inherent drama to translate stories of triumph and tragedy into blockbusters for the big screen.
From our friends at BFI Southbank
Big screen classics at BFI Southbank
Until 31 August 2016
Coinciding with Daydreaming with Stanley Kubrick, daily screenings this month and next include a host of Kubrick titles ranging from Lolita to Citizen Kane to 2001: A Space Odyssey alongside films the legendary director was inspired by – tickets just £8.