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)

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Upcoming events (5)

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.

Uniqlo Tate-Modern Friday Late - Free to Attend (Gallery + Pub)

On the last Friday of every month, Tate Modern hosts exhibitions, pop-up talks, artistic activities, and hands-on workshops! The Tate Late's are a space to enjoy music, talks and cultural experiences. The event is free to attend. Google: "Uniqlo Tate Late's," for this month's lineup. ------------ Schedule 7.15 : Group meets to attend Tate's monthly display. (Grab a brochure when you enter. There are maps & guides for the event.) 9-12 : The group progress to a nearby bar. Being on London's South Bank, you can pull up a stool at a bar overlooking the City of London. Get to know London's Bohemians, culture seekers, & artisans as we discuss the art on display at the exhibition. ------------ Meeting 7.15 : If your early, swing by the foyer adjacent to "the Starr Cinema," to grab some comfy seats. Look for "Star Cinema Foyer." (See Photo's below. Cinema foyer is visible through glass doors & windows, next to the Cafe @ ground floor level.) 7.30 : If you are a few minutes late, don't worry, at 7.30, attendee's of the group are introduced to each other, and can be found at the Turbine entrance on Floor 0. (Ground floor.) Here we introduce, make acquaintances, and choose which events to head off to. ***** FINDING THE GROUP ***** (SEE MAP) ** Tate Modern is a big place. The event is busy. 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 post you a map of the meeting place. Number will be posted in comments. The group meets at the "TURBINE ENTRANCE" on the 0 floor. We gather at the end of the slope that leads down, into the gallery. 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. ---- Extra Info : Keep an eye on the comments. I will post our new location every time we change floor. Maps are available at reception. 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: https://www.meetup.com/London-Arts-Culture-Group/pages/30118646/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. ------- In the Museum, we team up into smaller groups, to engage in discussion and socialise as we view the art! Members in smaller groups are given a map and can Participate in our Online Tour to find out more about the art as we go through the Museum. :) 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. ----

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. --------------------------------------- Schedule 7.00 : 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 7.00 : We meet just inside the entrance to the V&A. (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 : 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.

Past events (38)

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

The National Gallery

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