Royal Academy of Arts

RA Summer Exhibition 2024

The  annual Summer Exhibition showcases a diverse array of contemporary works, including prints, paintings, films, photography, sculpture, and architectural works.

18 June 2024 - 18 August 2024

Tues–Sun: 10am–6pm Fri: 10am–9pm

Royal Academy of Arts, Burlington House, 6 Burlington Gardens, London, W1J 0BD


Degas, Mis La La

Discover Degas & Miss La La

Degas’s ‘Miss La La at the Cirque Fernando’ takes centre stage in this exhibition that sheds light on this work with newly discovered information about the painting and its sitter.


06 June 2024 - 01 September 2024

daily 10am–6pm and Friday until 9pm

National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, London, WC2N 5DN


Zanele Muholi,Tate Modern

Zanele Muholi

Zanele Muholi is one of the most acclaimed photographers working today

06 June 2024 - 26 January 2025

Monday to Sunday 10.00–18.00

Tate Modern, Bankside, London, SE1 9TG


Dominion, Newport Street Gallery


DOMINION: Damien Hirst’s collection, curated by Connor Hirst, will open across all six gallery spaces at Newport Street Gallery.

24 May 2024 - 01 September 2024

Wednesday – Sunday, 10am – 5pm.

Newport Street Gallery, Newport Street, London, SE11 6AJ


Kiki Kogelnik,Pace London

Kiki Kogelnik: The Dance

Kogelnik’s singular visual language of weightless bodies, geometric repetition, and vibrant, neon colours defies categorisation.

24 May 2024 - 03 August 2024

Tuesday—Saturday, 10am—6pm

Pace London, 5 Hanover Square, London, W1S 1HD


Matthew Barney

Matthew Barney: Secondary: light lens parallax

Gladstone Gallery, Sadie Coles HQ, Regen Projects, and Galerie Max Hetzler present SECONDARY, an exhibition in four parts by Matthew Barney.

24 May 2024 - 27 July 2024

Tues - Sat 11am - 6pm

Sadie Coles (Kingly Street), 62 Kingly Street, London, W1B 5QN


Jack Pierson,Lisson Gallery

Jack Pierson

For his first exhibition in London in over 20 years, New York-based artist Jack Pierson presents a new series of works that explore our experience of love, kinship, celebration, poetry, youth, and identity.

24 May 2024 - 03 August 2024

Tuesday – Saturday: 11:00am – 6:00pm

Lisson Gallery (67 Lisson Street), 67 Lisson Street, London, NW1 5DA


Adelaide Cioni,The Approach

Adelaide Cioni: True Form

True Form interrogates what goes on between us and the images we create or surround ourselves with.

23 May 2024 - 22 June 2024

Wednesday – Saturday: 12–6pm or by appointment

The Approach, 47 Approach Rd, London, E2 9LY


Ed Fornieles,Carlos / Ishikawa

Ed Fornieles: Inside Out 2

Fornieles uses film, social media platforms, sculpture, installation and performance to express the interaction of family, relationships, popular memes.

23 May 2024 - 06 July 2024

Wed–Sat, noon–6pm

Carlos Ishikawa, Unit 4, 88 Mile End Road, London, E1 4UN


The Vinyl Factory, Reverb,180 Studios

The Vinyl Factory: Reverb

A major multimedia exhibition celebrating the fusion of art and sound.

23 May 2024 - 28 September 2024

Wednesday - Friday 12pm-7pm Saturday - Sunday 10am - 6pm ‍

180 Studios, 180 The Strand, London, WC2R 1EA


Rankin,Dazed,180 Studios

Back In The Dazed: Rankin 1991-2001

A new exhibition by photographer Rankin, Back in the Dazed, highlights one photographer and one magazine across one memorable decade.

29 May 2024 - 23 June 2024


180 Studios, 180 The Strand, London, WC2R 1EA


How To Be In The Future,Cross Lane Projects

How To Be In The Future

How to be in the Future? remains a pertinent question for our times and for the group of international artists from diverse cultures and backgrounds exhibiting here.

11 May 2024 - 09 June 2024

Thursday to Saturday, 12-5pm

Cross Lane Projects, Floor 1, 6-8 Vestry Street, , London, N1 7RE


Double Exposure: David Bailey & Mary McCartney

Double Exposure: David Bailey & Mary McCartney

The exhibition brings David Bailey and Mary McCartney, two era-defining British photographers, into dialogue for the first time.

15 May 2024 - 19 July 2024

Monday - Friday: 8am - 6pm Saturday & Sunday: 10am - 5pm

Claridge's Art Space, Brook Street, London, W1K 4HR, ,


Studio Voltaire, a leading contemporary art space, is set to make waves with its latest exhibition, "Beryl Cook / Tom of Finland."

Beryl Cook / Tom of Finland

This major new exhibition, Beryl Cook / Tom of Finland, brings together the work of these two cultural icons for the very first time.

15 May 2024 - 25 August 2024

Wednesday–Sunday, 10 am–5 pm.

Studio Voltaire, 1a Nelsons Row, London, SW4 7JR


Marc Quinn, Kew Gardens

Marc Quinn: Light into Life

Marc Quinn has long been interested in the links between nature and humanity, and this exhibition brings that complex relationship to life.

04 May 2024 - 29 September 2024

daily 10:00 am - 7:00 pm (last entry 6:00 pm)

Kew Gardens, Kew, Richmond, London, TW9 3AE, ,


The Tipping Point, Dulwich Festival

The Tipping Point

Group show where artists explore a new awareness of change and exchange, a constant shifting of strange identities.

10 May 2024 - 19 May 2024

11/12 and 18/19 May, 11am to 6pm

Bell House, 27 College Rd, Dulwich, London SE21 7BG, ,


Harmony Korine,Hauser & Wirth

Harmony Korine: Aggressive Dr1fter Part II

Over the last 30 years, American artist and filmmaker Harmony Korine has cultivated a multidisciplinary practice built upon tireless experimentation.

09 May 2024 - 27 July 2024

Hauser & Wirth (London), 23 Savile Row, London, W1S 2ET


Secret Lives of Plants,Gallery of Everything

The Secret Lives of Plants

The Gallery of Everything presents The Secret Lives of Plants, a compendium of imagined flora and fauna.

12 May 2024 - 07 July 2024

11.00 - 6.30 PM [ TUE - SAT ] 2.00 - 6.00 PM [ SUN ]

The Gallery of Everything, 4 Chiltern Street London W1 , ,


Acts of resistance,South London Gallery

Acts Of Resistance: Photography, Feminisms And The Art Of Protest

This group exhibition at the SLG, organised in collaboration with the V&A, spans the Main Gallery and the Fire Station and brings together works by international artists and collectives using the camera to challenge and move beyond traditional protest photography.

08 March 2024 - 09 June 2024

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South London Gallery, 65 Peckham Road, London, SE5 8UH


N Dash, Lèvy Gorvy Dayan


This is a solo exhibition of new paintings by New York-based artist N. Dash, inaugurating the gallery’s new location in London’s Mayfair district.

25 April 2024 - 12 June 2024

Tuesday–Saturday, 10 am–6 pm

Levy Gorvy Dayan, Empress Club, 35 Dover Street, London, W1S 4NQ


Enzo Mari,Design Museum

Enzo Mari

This major exhibition celebrates the life and work of one of the greatest Italian designers of the 20th century, Enzo Mari, whose designs have inspired generations of creatives around the world.


29 March 2024 - 08 September 2024

10:00 – 17:00 Monday to Thursday 10:00 – 18:00 Friday to Sunday

Design Museum, 224-238 Kensington High Street, London, W8 6AG


Vanessa Bell,Courtauld Gallery

Vanessa Bell: A Pioneer of Modern Art

This focused display in the Project Space will be the first devoted to The Courtauld’s significant collection of Bell’s work.

25 May 2024 - 06 October 2024

daily 10:00 – 18:00

The Courtauld Gallery, Somerset House, Strand, London, WC2R 0RN


Judy Chicago,Serpentine North Gallery

Judy Chicago: Revelations

Judy Chicago’s largest solo presentation in a London institution.

23 May 2024 - 01 September 2024

Tuesday - Sunday 10am-6pm

Serpentine North Gallery, West Carriage Drive, Kensington Gardens, London, W2 2AAR


Tesfaye Urgessa, Saatchi Yates

Tesfaye Urgessa

Following his presentation at the inaugural Ethiopian Pavillion at La Biennale di Venezia, Saatchi Yates will present 14 paintings by Tesfaye Urgessa

01 May 2024 - 16 June 2024

Mon-Sat 10-6pm Sun 12-6pm

Saatchi Yates, 14 Bury Street, St James's, London, SW1Y 6AL


Michelangelo ,British Museum

Michelangelo the last decades

This exhibition looks at the last 30 years of Michelangelo’s remarkable life, when his return to Rome – having been summoned by Pope Clement VII to paint a fresco of the Last Judgment in the Sistine Chapel – brought him new commissions and reunited him with some of his closest friends.

02 May 2024 - 28 July 2024

Daily: 10.00–17.00

British Museum, Great Russell St, London, WC1B 3DG


Vicken Parsons,Cristea Roberts Gallery

Vicken Parsons: Time

Vicken Parsons: Time will feature twenty-five new paintings made over the last three years.

25 April 2024 - 02 June 2024

Tuesday - Friday: 11am - 5.30pm Saturday: 11am - 2pm

Cristea Roberts Gallery, 43 Pall Mall, London, SW1Y 5JG


Lucia Veronesi. MOCA London

Lucia Veronesi: The Extinct Desinence

The Italian artist Lucia Veronesi’s project The Extinct Desinence is a broad reflection on the relationship between the extinction of languages, the field of botany, the history of science in its female declinations, and their socio-political implications.

28 April 2024 - 25 May 2024

see website

MOCA London, 113 Bellenden Road, London, SE15 4QY


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