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Thursday, February 27 2014

Artist Textiles: Picasso to Warhol @ The Fashion and Textile Museum / 17th May 2014

Artist Textiles - Picasso to Warhol at The Fashion and Textile MuseumTIME AND PLACE:

Doors:
Tue-Sat 11:00-18:00
Thu 11:00-20:00
Sun-Mon closed

@ The Fashion and Textile Museum, 83 Bermondsey Street, London SE1 3XF

Tickets: around £9 book online

www.ftmlondon.org

Tracing the history of 20th century art in textiles including work by Salvador Dalí, Henri Matisse, Joan Miró, Picasso and Andy Warhol.

The exhibition features examples of key European and American art movements: Fauvism, Cubism, Constructivism, Abstraction, Surrealism and Pop Art; as well as the work of leading fashion designers and manufacturers. Artist Textiles shows how ordinary people were once able to engage with modern art in a personal and intimate way through their clothing and home furnishings.

Containing over 200 rare pieces, many of which have not been on public display before.

Salvador Dali Number Please

Wednesday, February 26 2014

Dale Chihuly: Beyond the Object @ Halcyon Gallery / 5th April 2014

Dale Chihuly - Beyond the Object at Halcyon GalleryTIME AND PLACE:

Doors:
Mon-Sat 10:00-18:00
Sun 11:00-17:00

@ Halcyon Gallery, 144-146 New Bond Street, London W1S 2PF

Free entry

www.chihuly.com
www.halcyongallery.com

The new exhibition by Dale Chihuly is open at Halcyon Gallery. Dale Chihuly: Beyond the Object sees the American artist respond to the interior architecture of the building – transforming the New Bond Street gallery space with his distinctive hand-blown glass sculptures.

Tuesday, February 25 2014

Beautiful Science: Picturing Data, Inspiring Insight @ British Museum / until 26th May 2014

Beautiful Science Picturing Data Inspiring Insight at British MuseumTIME AND PLACE:

Doors:
Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri 9:30-18:00
Tue 9:30-20:00
Sat 9:30-17:00
Sun 11:00-17:00

@ British Library, The Folio Society Gallery, 96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB

Free entry

www.bl.uk

Turning numbers into pictures that tell important stories and reveal the meaning held within is an essential part of what it means to be a scientist. This is as true in today’s era of genome sequencing and climate models as it was in the 19th century.

Beautiful Science explores how our understanding of ourselves and our planet has evolved alongside our ability to represent, graph and map the mass data of the time.

From John Snow’s plotting of the 1854 London cholera infections on a map to colourful depictions of the tree of life, discover how picturing scientific data provides new insight into our lives.

Martin Krzywinski Circles of Life 2013

Monday, February 24 2014

After Life @ Horniman Museum and Gardens / until 2nd March 2014

After Life at Horniman Museum and GardensTIME AND PLACE:

Doors: 10:30–17:30

@ Horniman Museum and Gardens, Balcony Gallery, 100 London Road, Forest Hill, London SE23 3PQ

Free entry

www.horniman.ac.uk

Poignant photographic portraits of extinct and endangered animals preserved in museums. This free exhibition by Sean Dooley brings to life the stories of our planet’s lost and fading species.

Natural history collections are a physical catalogue of the amazing diversity of nature. They allow scientists to describe and understand species; they also provide a first-hand opportunity for the public to experience the variety of life on our planet.

However, every preserved specimen represents a life lost. The human need to understand, enjoy and benefit from nature must be balanced against the right of other species to the continuation of life. This balance is all too often lost, with human interests taking precedence.

This exhibition portrays specimens of entire species that are losing, or have lost, the fight for survival. Because of their rarity these specimens are important, either as sources of knowledge that can help conserve species or as reminders of what has been lost. These portraits by artist Sean Dooley are intended to document and share their fading beauty.

Made at The British Library – online film series

The British Library, unveils an online film series to inspire Londoners like you to use your resources to create something new and successful.

In the first film, Central St Martins graduate Lucy Tammam takes inspiration from The British Library’s Asian and African collection to create one of her dresses, and uses their Business and IP Centre to help run her eco-friendly, sustainable and fairtrade couture label Tammam.

Find out more on their website: www.bl.uk

Sunday, February 23 2014

Electric Run @ London: Wembley Park / 26th April 2014

Electric Run at London Wembley ParkTIME AND PLACE:

Doors: 18:00-23:00

@ Wembley Park, London HA9 0WS

Tickets: around £35 book online (teams of four or more are cheaper)

www.electricrun.co.uk

Get involved in London’s most exciting nightime run through an immersive light and sound show.

The distance is a modest 5k so you can choose to race to end and beat that personal best, or have fun and run gently and enjoy the decorations and music.

You can join in on the art by lighting up with glow sticks, LEDs or anything else you can imagine.

Saturday, February 22 2014

Hits From the Pong @ Bounce / Saturday 22nd February 2014

Hits From the Pong at BounceTIME AND PLACE:

Doors: 13:00-01:00

@ Bounce, 121 Holborn, London EC1N 2TD

Free entry

www.bouncepingpong.com

Expect big tunes from the twisted turntables of critically acclaimed DJ Dom Search from the Nextmen on launch night. He will be playing a mix of straight up party pleasers, hip-hop, funk, indie, leftfield and wild mash-ups.

For the first time ever experience the UV ping pong private room.

Bounce UV Room

Friday, February 21 2014

GETME! 7th Birthday @ The Hive Project / Friday 21st February 2014

GETME 7th Birthday at The Hive ProjectTIME AND PLACE:

Doors: 22:00-05:00

@ The Hive Project, Queens Yard, Hackney Wick, London, E9 5EN

Tickets: £5 before midnight £7 after book online

www.thisisgetme.com

The GETME! crew are throwing a massive birthday party to celebrate a fantastic seven years.

DJs:
Illum Sphere (Ninja Tune / Young Turks)
Jon K (Hoya Hoya)
Darkstar (Warp)
Pale (GETME!)
Lixo (GETME!)
Jet Letts (GETME!)

Thursday, February 20 2014

Keep The Water Coloured @ Trispace Gallery / Thursday 20th February 2014

Keep The Water Coloured at Trispace GalleryTIME AND PLACE:

Doors: 17:00-23:00

@ Trispace Gallery, 100 Clements Road, London SE16 4DG

Free entry

www.thelonelylondoners.com

The Lonely Londoners are holding their first popup exhibition featuring the 2014 class of Artists-In-Residence.

Exhibiting an international collection from five rising visual artists from London, Melbourne, Washington, Bristol and Nottingham.

Short-film screening 19:00
DJs from 22:00

Wednesday, February 19 2014

Vault Lates @ The Vaults, Waterloo / Thursday, Friday and Saturdays during the festival (until 8th March)

Vault Lates at The Vaults, WaterlooTIME AND PLACE:

Doors: 22:30-late

@ The Vaults, Leake Street, Waterloo, SE1 7NN

Tickets: around £10 book online

www.thevaultfestival.com

Throughout the festival, the atmospheric caverns of Vault will become an underground nightclub, featuring one-off parties and extravaganzas.

Events include Ones to Watch this Thursday and The House of Burlesque on Friday which brings glamour to the tunnels with performances by burlesque artistes from around the globe.

Vault Lates at The Vaults