Some of the Best Art Events and Exhibitions to Attend in the UK

If you are looking for something fun and interesting to do for all the family then an Art exhibition might just be the best place for you to attend. This is because at an art show there are many great things that you can see. These include paintings, sculptures, live art shows, models and a wide range of activities for all families to take part in. In the UK there are a number of art exhibitions that you can attend. These include:

  •   50 Glorious Shows
  • Michael Jackson: On the Wall
  • Liverpool Biennial
  • Charles Rennie Mackintosh: Making the Glasgow Style

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50 Glorious Shows Art Exhibition

One of the best art events to attend is the 50 Glorious Shows. Along with many other exhibitions, this art show was held in London’s cartoon museum in February.  This exhibition, 50 glorious shows was their 51st show held in the cartoon museum. At the event, you can see over 170 pieces of art and comics that are on display which were created by cartoonists such as Heath Robinson, HM Bateman and Hogarth.

Michael Jackson: On the Wall

On August 29th, the famous and very talented Michael Jackson would have been 60 years old. At the National Portrait Gallery in London, had launched a large exhibition which involves information about Michael Jackson, music and fashion to honour the singer.

Liverpool Biennial

This year is the Liverpool Biennial’s 10th exhibition which is named “Beautiful World”. At this exhibition, people can view and reflect on social, economic and political problems that affect the whole world. Audiences are invited to see over 40 artists from 22 countries pieces of work as well as art pieces from previous art exhibitions viewed at the Liverpool Biennial.

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Charles Rennie Mackintosh: Making the Glasgow Style

As well as art exhibitions found in London, Liverpool and many more areas across the UK, Glasgow also offers great art events to attend. One of the most popular art exhibitions to attend in Glasgow is the Charles Rennie Mackintosh art show. This exhibition took place in Kelvingrove Art Gallery on the 14th August this year. People from all over were able to see the pieces of work by the famous architect and designer. These included stained glass, metalwork, furniture and architecture. This event was held because 2018 marks the 150th year since Charles Rennie Mackintosh was born.