With lockdown restrictions gradually beginning to ease, many art galleries are getting ready to throw open their doors and invite art lovers to enjoy the exhibitions that they’ve been waiting for months to share with the world.
If you have been craving your art fix and aren’t sure which galleries will be opening soon, here are a few that will be opening shortly.
Tate Galleries – Various locations, London
A firm favourite with Londoners and tourists alike, many people will be thrilled to discover that both the Tate London and Tate Modern galleries will be opening again in August 2020.
From renaissance masters to the latest contemporary artwork, the sister galleries will be putting in place special measures to ensure the safety of their guests, so expect to enjoy both of the galleries with fewer people than you’d usually expect to see as visitors numbers will be limited at first.
White Cube – Bermondsey
Featuring contemporary artists such as Georg Baselitz, Liza Lou and Harland Miller, White Cube in Bermondsey will be operating reduced opening hours and timed visiting slots to enable easy social distancing and avoid queues from the 16th of July 2020.
If you want to peruse the latest pieces on display, you’ll need to book your slot in advance in order to visit, but you can be assured that you’ll have plenty of time to see the new exhibitions on offer during your visit.
Cristea Roberts Gallery – Pall Mall, London
This popular gallery is now offering art lovers the opportunity to visit by appointment from 11 am – 4 pm on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from the 16th of June 2020, which is great news if you’ll be in the Pall Mall area of London after this date and have a few hours to spare.
Featuring exhibitions of prints from Rhys Coren and a new edition launch from artist Julian Opie, be sure to book in advance of you want to visit as this is one of the most popular commercial galleries in the city.
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac – Ely House, London
Fans of contemporary art and sculpture will be pleased to hear that the Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac at the iconic Ely House in London is now inviting visitors to view its impressive exhibitions in person this summer.
Featuring sculpture by Jack Pierson, a new painting by Georg Baselitz and an early photograph by Sigmar Polke, taken during his travels to Afghanistan and Pakistan, this is your opportunity to visit this incredible gallery in one of London’s most loved buildings.