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New Exhibitions in London 2024

London’s 2024 Artistic Odyssey: A Tapestry of Exhibitions


As the year 2024 unfolds, London’s vibrant art scene continues to captivate and inspire. The city’s prestigious galleries and museums are hosting a myriad of exhibitions, each weaving its unique thread into the cultural fabric of the metropolis. From historical retrospectives to contemporary explorations, these exhibitions offer an immersive journey through time, art, and expression.


  1. The Time is Always Now: Artists Reframe the Black Figure

National Portrait Gallery, 22 February – 19 May

This pivotal exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery presents a profound exploration of Black figures in art, challenging and reframing historical narratives.

  1. Women Artists in Britain: 1520-1920

Tate Britain, 16 May – 13 October

A historical sweep spanning 400 years, this exhibition at Tate Britain celebrates the journey of women artists in Britain, from Tudor times to the First World War, spotlighting their roles as professional artists against societal norms.

  1. NAOMI at V&A

Victoria and Albert Museum, 22 June 2024 – 6 April 2025

Iconic supermodel Naomi Campbell’s 40-year career is the focus of this glamorous exhibition at the V&A. It features over 100 fashionable outfits and stunning photographs, along with insights into her advocacy work for social change.

  1. Anthony McCall at Tate Modern

Tate Modern, 27 June 2024 – 27 April 2025

Tate Modern presents the immersive light installations of Anthony McCall. His works create captivating environments using mist and planes of light, offering a unique sensory experience.

  1. Legion: Life in the Roman Army

The British Museum, 1 February – 23 June

Explore the life and service of Roman soldiers across the empire at The British Museum. This expansive exhibition provides a vivid glimpse into the world of a Roman soldier, from enlistment to retirement.

  1. Fantasy: Realms of the Imagination

The British Library

Dive into the fantastical at The British Library. This exhibition showcases the beautiful, uncanny, and monstrous creations of fantasy literature, encompassing epic tales, ancient folklore, and otherworldly realms.

  1. Frank Auerbach: The Charcoal Heads

Courtauld Gallery, 9 February – 27 May

The Courtauld Gallery presents a series of hauntingly beautiful, large-scale drawings by Frank Auerbach. This exhibition offers a unique insight into Auerbach’s early works and his remarkable artistic journey​.

  1. Yoko Ono: Music of the Mind

Tate Modern, 15 February – 1 September

Celebrating the influential career of artist and activist Yoko Ono, Tate Modern’s exhibition showcases her key moments in performance art, drawing, and film, emphasising her advocacy for peace and her artistic journey in London.

  1. The Last Caravaggio

The National Gallery, 18 April – 21 July

The National Gallery commemorates its 200th anniversary with an exhibition focused on the late works of Caravaggio. This exhibition highlights his dramatic style and includes his final painting, ‘The Martyrdom of Saint Ursula’.

  1. Fragile Beauty: Photographs from the Sir Elton John and David Furnish Collection

Victoria and Albert Museum, 8 May – 5 January 2025

The V&A presents “Fragile Beauty,” an exhibition showcasing the exquisite private photography collection of Sir Elton John and David Furnish. This collection features a range of themes including fashion, celebrity, reportage, and the male body. The exhibition offers a rare glimpse into one of the country’s most magnificent private collections of photography, capturing the essence of beauty in its most ephemeral forms.

Where to Stay in London

As 2024 progresses, these exhibitions offer a kaleidoscopic view of the past, present, and future of art. Each gallery and museum in London invites visitors to embark on a journey of discovery, reflection, and inspiration, solidifying the city’s reputation as a global art capital.

While you plan your cultural journey through London’s prestigious exhibitions in 2024, consider enhancing your experience with a stay at Maykenbel Properties. We offer a range of luxury serviced accommodations that promise not just a place to stay, but an extension of the artistic elegance you’ll encounter in the city’s galleries and museums. Nestled in London’s most desirable neighbourhoods, our properties provide the perfect blend of comfort, convenience, and chic style. Each accommodation is thoughtfully designed to offer a serene and luxurious retreat after a day of immersing yourself in the artistic wonders of London. With Maykenbel Properties, your visit to these exhibitions becomes a complete experience of sophistication and relaxation, ensuring that every aspect of your stay in London is as memorable as the art you came to admire.

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