What we're about

This is a group for anyone with an interest in Art Galleries, Museums & Culture. You will find the groups activities entertaining if you enjoy visiting Museums, like Literature, or study any other art related subjects. We meet to visit, and learn more about the Art & Culture on offer in London.

The group meets every Friday, visiting:

National Gallery (1st Friday)

V & A Museum (2nd Friday)

British Museum (3rd Friday)

Tate Modern (Last Friday of the Month)

Hope to meet soon

Upcoming events (4+)

V&A Friday Lates - Free to Attend (Museum + Pub)

Victoria and Albert Museum

V & A Friday Lates celebrate all aspects of contemporary visual culture and design, bringing audiences face-to-face with emerging artists.

The V&A is one of the world's leading museums of art and design, and is home to a permanent collection of 2.3 million objects & 5,000 years of history!

Friday Lates bring you works of art from around the world, a rich diversity of culture and some of the best architecture & design in London, at their late-night openings!

Visit one of London's stylish venues, & join the group for drinks at a nearby bar to discuss exhibits on display, & the Museums collection.

The event is free to attend.

-------------

** *** London Arts & Culture Events: Post-Lockdown *** **

London's Museums & Galleries have re-opened with a number of restrictions to keep everyone safe. - We have created a new structure to ensure a positive experience!

"Timed tickets" are a change Museums have made to admissions. You must book a "free ticket" online from V & A's website. https://www.vam.ac.uk/info/plan-your-visit

Anyone who does not manage to book a ticket, but wishes to socialise with art interested individuals, don't worry, - you will be able to find the group at an "initial" pub-location, 7-9pm. (Hoop and Toy pub- South Kensington.)

---------------------------------------

Schedule

6.50 :

Group meets to attend the V&A Late.

9-12 :

We progress to a nearby pub/bar.

Being in one of London's trendiest spots, Kensington pubs & bars are just a stone's throw away. Get to know one another, discuss the exhibits on display & socialise further with London's Culture Seekers, Artisans & Bohemians at this weeks Museum late!

------------

Meeting

6.50 :

We meet at the SACKLER COURTYARD Entrance to the V&A, (EXHIBITION ROAD.)

Keep an eye on the photos section below which will be updated on the day of the event with pictures of the meeting location.

Also keep an eye on comments. My number will be displayed on the evening of events.

--------------------

----

Extra Info :

Keep an eye on the comments. I will post our new location every time we move to a new area in the Museum.

My number will be displayed in the comments section, on the evening of events.

National Gallery Friday Lates - Free to Attend (Gallery + Pub)

The National Gallery

Online Tour:

National Gallery Friday Lates offer creativity, inspiration, conversation in a social space where everyone is welcome.

Enjoy socialising and discussion inspired by National Gallery's exhibitions, as we head to their Friday Late event to explore ideas about art, culture and society with a talks programme and "Drop & Draw," art activities.

Start your weekend in style by visiting world-class exhibitions and discovering the Collection.

https://www.meetup.com/London-Arts-Culture-Group/pages/30118646/National_Gallery_Online_Tour/

-----------------

Features:

Music & bar Ondaatje Wing Main Hall

Drop-in Drawing and Life Drawing

Talks & film screenings

---------

Schedule

7.15 :

Group meets to visit displays.
[masked] :

As a group, we have a few drinks and socialise at a nearby bar, after for drinks.

Get to know London's Bohemians, culture seekers & artisans, & discuss the art on display.
------------

Meeting

7.15 :
At the Sainsbury Wing in the National Gallery. Look to the right when you enter and go up the stairs to level 1, and meet the group near the restaurant. Keep an eye on the photos section which will be posted up with pictures of the meeting spot.

Also keep an eye on comments. My number will be displayed in the comments section below.

7.30 :

If you are a few minutes late, don't worry, at 7.15, we introduce ourselves and catch up, so you can catch the group just inside the entrance until 7.30.

Here, we make acquaintances, and choose which rooms to head off to.

----

Extra Info :

Keep an eye on the comments throughout the evening. I will post our new location every time we change to a different wing of the gallery.

----

Tate Modern-Saturday Night Gallery & Event Late (Free) (Gallery + Pub)

Hi join us @ Tate Modern for this Saturday's Gallery & Event Late.

The former Bankside Power Station is the world’s most visited contemporary art gallery. Home to an international collection of modern and contemporary art from 1900 to the present, the Tate Modern is a space to enjoy music, talks and cultural experiences.

The event is free to attend.
------------

** *** London Arts & Culture Events: Post-Lockdown *** **

London's Museums & Galleries have re-opened with some restrictions to keep everyone safe. - We have created a new structure to ensure a positive experience!

"Timed tickets" are a change Museums have made to admissions. - It's best to book a "free ticket" online from the Tate Modern website.
https://www.tate.org.uk/whats-on/tate-modern/collection-route/all-tate-modern-collections
(click the orange circle)

Book your tickets 5pm time slots, or later if necessary, as you can find us inside on the night.

It's usually ok to get tickets on the door but best to secure one online.

Anyone who does not manage to book a ticket, but wishes to socialise with art interested individuals, don't worry, - you will be able to find the group at the pub from 6.30pm.

------------

Schedule

5pm :

Group meets to attend Tate's monthly display.
we get going late afternoon - meeting adjacent to the escalators at the bottom of the Turbine entrance.

We move to a nearby restaurant-bar @ 6.30, for bites, snacks and drinks - and can be found socialising at the bar from 7.30, for those joining us later.

Keep an eye on the comments throughout the evening for updates on the groups location.

Anyone wanting to socialise with art interested individuals, but running late, or can't make it on time, - don't worry, - you will be able to find the group at the bar-restaurant from 6.30 or bar from 7.30.

Get to know London's artisans, culture-seekers and Bohemians at our Saturday late event.

------------

Meeting

5.00pm :

Meet by the "TURBINE ENTRANCE" on the 0 floor. There is a gift store on the left and a long slope to walk down.

If you enter from the Blavatnik or the River facing Entrance, - you need to go down a level.

5.15 :

If you are a few minutes late, don't worry, at[masked], attendee's are introduced to each other, @ the Turbine entrance on Floor 0. (Ground floor.)

Here we introduce, make acquaintances, and choose which events to head off to.

-------------

Get your bearings by scrolling down to the photos section below and look at the map.

There is a red circle over the meeting point.

Send a message in comments or via WhatsApp and I will update you with groups location.

------------

Extra Info :

Keep an eye on the comments. I will post our new location every time we change area.

Maps are available at reception.

My number will be displayed in the comments section, on the evening of events.

British Museum Friday Lates - Free to Attend (Gallery + Pub)

The British Museum

Friday evenings at the British Museum are an occasion for a wide range of events, including lectures, discussions, film screenings, special music and dance performances, many of which are related to current exhibitions.

The British Museum's collection spans two million years, and includes cultural and historical exhibits from around the world.

-------------------------

Schedule

7.00 :

Group meets to attend British Museum's monthly Late.

9-12 :

The group progress to a nearby bar.

Being in London's Russel Square, local bars benefit from the energy, intrigue and dynamism that comes with the Central location; - with a scholarly feel, - thrown in for effect!

Get to know London's Bohemians, culture seekers, & artisans as we discuss the art and culture on display at the museum.

------------

Meeting

7.00 :

We meet just inside the large white "dome room," (See photos section) which is easy to spot when you enter the Museum, (from Great Russell Street.)

If entering from the front entrance, at Great Russell Street,
go through baggage check & pass through an entrance hall.

You will arrive in a very large, white dome shaped room.

The meeting point is just to your right, in front of the stairs.

We meet by the information board.

/// (If you enter through the back entrance @ "Montague Place," make your way towards the centre of the Museum. Go to the big white dome room, & go round in a circle until you find a large staircase on the other side.) ///

SEE PHOTOS SECTION BELOW.

--------------------

Keep an eye on the photos section below which will be updated on the day of the event with pictures of the meeting location.

Also keep an eye on comments. My number will be displayed on the evening of events.

7.15 :

If you are a few minutes late, don't worry, the group will remain at the meeting point, being introduced to one another, while we wait for everyone to arrive.

Here we introduce, make acquaintances, and choose which events to head off to.

----

Extra Info :

I post our new location every time we move to a new area in the Museum so keep an eye on the comments section through the evening!

My number will be displayed in the comments section below, which you can call on message on the evening of events.

Past events (50)

National Gallery Friday Lates - Free to Attend (Gallery + Pub)

The National Gallery

Photos (201)