Discover London's independent art and culture scene with the West End Gallery HOP!
Join the West End Gallery HOP! on Thursday 12th October, this late-night event marks the return of the autumn edition of Art After Dark. Independent galleries across Piccadilly and St James's will keep their doors open late into the evening welcoming art and culture enthusiasts.
The West End Gallery HOP! has consistently been a highlight feature of the Spring and Summer Art After Dark events. Offering Londoners a unique opportunity to explore independent galleries outside regular opening hours and without restrictions of a “private view”, making art more accessible to everyone.
West End Gallery HOP! | Thursday 12th October
Experience the autumn edition of Art After Dark at your leisure through self-guided tours. Pick up a map from participating galleries or visit the Mayfair Art Weekend website to plan your art and culture-filled journey. Be immersed in outdoor public artworks and independent galleries across London's West End on Thursday 12th October.
Galleries Across Piccadilly and St James's
Check out what's on below:
Founded in 1964, is co-owned by David Stern and Lélia Pissarro, Camille Pissarro's great-granddaughter. The gallery specialises in Impressionist, Modern, and Contemporary art, focusing on Camille Pissarro and his family's work.
Explore Lélia Pissarro: Traces of Giverny Exhibition featuring a new series of large-scale abstract paintings by contemporary female artist Lélia Pissarro (b. 1963) inspired by her connection to the Impressionist painter Claude Monet.
With a reputation for breaking boundaries, the gallery was founded by the dynamic duo of Phoebe Saatchi Yates and Arthur Yates. As well as being a gallery, Saatchi Yates is a vibrant hub dedicated to nurturing emerging talents and curating exhibitions that leave a lasting impression.
Explore Will St. John's art collection at Saatchi Yates. His art inspired by the French Rococo tradition beautifully captures its whimsical charm, lush brushwork, and soft pastel colours!
A contemporary art gallery founded by Jay Jopling in London in 1993. It was first opened in a small, square room in May 1993 in Duke Street, St James's, a traditional art dealing street in London's West End.
Experience Marina Rheingantz: Maré Exhibition - Dense in paint and often expansive in scale, Rheingantz’s landscapes impart the experience of seeing distant, vanishing horizons and wide, panoramic views.
Cristea Roberts Gallery is a leading international contemporary art gallery with a particular focus on original prints and works on paper.
Check out the Yinka Shonibare CBE Ritual Ecstasy of the Modern Exhibition. New woodblock prints and hand-painted sculptures of African ritual artefacts unveiled alongside earlier works featuring the motif of the all-American cowboy and symbols of the British Empire.
Founded by David Gill, the gallery has been exhibiting contemporary art and design by leading international artists for over 30 years in London.
Discover Chris Schanck's 'PANSPERMIA' Exhibition. His creations bridge the gap between art and design with every piece containing more than one story.
The Koppel Project (est. 2016) is an arts charity, gallery, and creative hub based in central London. Aiming to support early and mid-career artists by offering affordable studio spaces.
Be sure to check out the AND THE BEAT GOES ON… Exhibition.
The Centre for British Photography was founded by James Hyman in 2020 and opened a major new public space in central London in January 2023. The charity seeks to support photographers working in Britain through exhibitions, events, grants and mentoring.
Check out their upcoming exhibitions:
- Charlie Phillips - How Great Thou Art 50 Years of African Caribbean Funerals in London
- Daniel Meadows - Free Photographic Omnibus, 50th Anniversary
- Dorothy Bohm - London Street Markets
Skarstedt, founded in 1994 by Per Skarstedt, presents museum-level exhibitions of contemporary European and American artists. The gallery works with artists and estates to offer pivotal surveys of twentieth-century art, as well as new work that pushes the boundaries of contemporary identity.
The Royal Watercolour Society is a British institution of painters working in watercolours. The Society is a centre of excellence for water-based media on paper, which allows for a diverse and interesting range of approaches to the medium of watercolour.
As an Art After Dark attendee on Thursday 12th & Friday 13th October, you'll have access to exclusive dining offers and be immersed in the lively atmosphere of the city as you explore free public artworks.
Stay tuned for more information!