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Palaeoart - Reconstructing the Past

Palaeoart is the term used to describe artwork that attempts to reconstruct prehistoric animals and their habitats using fossil material and the latest scientific knowledge. This display brings together a wide range of palaeoart, from nearly 200 years ago to the present day.

01 November
28 April
Saatchi Gallery: Tutankhamun Treasures of The Golden Pharoah

Saatchi Gallery: Tutankhamun Treasures of The Golden Pharoah

Explore the life of King Tutankhamun, and the storied discovery that captivated the world, through more than 150 authentic pieces from the tomb - three times the quantity that has travelled in previous exhibitions - more than 60 of which are travelling outside of Egypt for the first time.

02 November
03 May

Beazley Designs of the Year

Discover the most innovative designs across fashion, architecture, digital, transport, product and graphic design, as nominated by the public and design experts from around the world.

20 January
31 March

Late Night Jazz

The intimate Late Night Jazz series presents sensational music in the Elgar Room, celebrating freshest sounds on the London scene alongside the finest in jazz standards.

27 February
09 April

Obata Taku

A  unique exhibition of Obata Taku's life-size, hand carved figures, created during his Artist's Residency at City & Guilds of London Art School. As an artist and breakdancer, Taku investigates the relationship between the human body and clothes, through the coloured wooden figures that express space and power.

28 February
06 April

Kimono: Kyoto to Catwalk

This exhibition will present the kimono as a dynamic and constantly evolving icon of fashion, revealing the sartorial, aesthetic and social significance of the garment from the 1660s to the present day, both in Japan and the rest of the world.

29 February
21 June

Cao Fei: Blueprints

Cao Fei is a multi-media artist and filmmaker based in Beijing. Video, digital media, photography and objects all play a role in the artist's engagement with an age of rapid technological development. The Serpentine Galleries exhibition will bring together new and existing works in an immersive, site-specific installation, expanding the themes of automation, virtuality and technology that Cao Fei continuously draws upon.

04 March
17 May