Each of the reopened spaces has introduced measures to ensure your safety and many require you to book a time slot in advance for entry – check with the individual venues in advance.
If you’re not able to visit London yet or are at home isolating, there are still plenty of past and present London exhibitions to enjoy, for free, from your favourite spot on the couch.
Reopened and new exhibitions in London
Get ready to admire amazing artworks with some of these top exhibitions in London.
Faces of a Queen at Queen's House Greenwich
Aubrey Beardsley at Tate Britain
Dive into an enormous collection of Aubrey Beardsley’s black-and-white drawings in one of the biggest exhibitions of the artist and illustrator’s work. Tate Britain’s exhibition covers more than 200 of his original illustrations, which shocked the late-Victorian period with themes of sexuality and identity. Until 20 Sep
The Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize 2020 at The Photographers’ Gallery
Summer Exhibition 2020 at the Royal Academy of Arts
Postponed from summer for the first time in history, the Royal Academy of Arts' Summer Exhibition 2020 brings together artworks from big names and emerging stars. You can view works by artists including Tracey Emin, Ai Weiwei and Gillian Wearing, or treat yourself to your very own artwork to take home. 6 Oct-3 Jan
George IV: Art and Spectacle at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace
Admire art-loving King George IV’s collection of some of the best paintings, objects and furniture of his day at The Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace. George IV: Art and Spectacle includes Flemish masterpieces, 18th-century works portraits by Sir Joshua Reynolds and more treasures from the Royal Collection. Until 11 Oct
Among the Trees and Everyday Heroes at Hayward Gallery
Explore our relationships with trees and forests and how they’ve influenced some of the most compelling contemporary artists of our time by visiting returning exhibition Among the Trees at the Hayward Gallery. Booking until 31 Oct
From September, look out for outdoor exhibition Everyday Heroes at the Hayward Gallery, which celebrates key workers who have kept the country running during the coronavirus pandemic, with a vivid series of art and poetry commissions. Until Nov
Andy Warhol at Tate Modern
Modern art doesn't get much more iconic than Andy Warhol's vibrant pop-art prints. Tate Modern takes you through a journey of the artist’s works – including the iconic Campbell’s soup cans and Marilyn Monroe images – as it reflects on his personal story during times of social, political and technological change. Until 15 Nov
Titian: Love, Desire, Death at National Gallery
Exhibitions to enjoy from home
Wherever you are, you can access these London exhibitions from the comfort of your own home.
Picasso and Paper at The Royal Academy of Arts
BP Portrait Award 2020 at National Portrait Gallery
Stories of Black Leadership II: Breaking Barriers at Black Cultural Archives
The Black House at Michael Hoppen Gallery
The Hidden City by Emile Holba in the City of London
Fancy a trip along the Thames without moving an inch? Spot the Illuminated River art installations across four London bridges with a virtual Google Arts & Culture tour. Switch between London Bridge, Canon Street Railway Bridge, Southwark Bridge and Millennium Bridge using a nifty 360-degree tool.
If you're in London, why not see it for real with a walk along the Thames.
Unquiet Moments: Capturing the Everyday at The Courtauld Gallery
The Courtauld Gallery’s doors may be closed, but you can still see its masterpieces up close on a virtual tour around seven rooms that house works by Édouard Manet and Vincent van Gogh. Also browse its online exhibition, Unquiet Moments: Capturing the Everyday, which celebrates moments of everyday life, from joy to despair.
Discover more fun things to do from home with our Virtually London guide.