Running fox hound by Mark Coreth

Cats, Dogs and Other Best Friends: A Selection of Animal Sculpture at the Sladmore Gallery

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From the faithfully realistic hounds to the contemporary impressionist chameleons, uncover this unique exhibition applauding animal companions during times of turmoil.

Event Info

Date & Time

December 03 - December 22

Open Monday to Friday, 10am – 6pm


The Sladmore Gallery, Jermyn Street, London, UK

Tel: +44 (0)20 7629 1144

Looking for a contemporary take on animal art?

Don’t miss the free exhibition Cats, Dogs and Other Best Friends: A Selection of Animal Sculpture at the Sladmore Gallery, seconds away from Green Park and Piccadilly Circus.

Running from 16th November – 22nd December 2020, the exhibition will display works from some of the best sculptures of the 19th century, such as Barye, and the 20th century, such as Degas or Bugatti, alongside a selection of sculptures from contemporary artists.

Inspired by a selection of works spanning three centuries of sculpture, each piece depicts a renewed appreciation for the simplicity animals bring to our modern lives in times of upheaval.

Animals on display will include dogs, cats, sheep, cows, horses, rabbits, rats and chameleons. From the faithfully realistic to the impressionists, the contemporary to the independent, there’s something for everyone to enjoy at this must-see show.

Alongside the works, visitors will find photographs of the artists with their inspirational pets from the turn of the century. From the likes of Edouard Sandoz with his beloved Fennec Foxes, to the more contemporary artists Nic Fiddian Green’s with his horse George.

Located in one of the oldest districts in London, the Sladmore’s home in the heart of St James’s has always been welcome to both humans and their animal companions. Offering plenty of green spaces and pet-friendly restaurants nearby, pet owners are welcomed to view the exhibition with their animal escorts.

Open from 10am – 6pm, Monday to Friday. Plus, if you’re looking for an exclusive viewing, private evening tours can be arranged with the gallery directly.

Whatever you decide get ready to discover this exciting exhibition in the heart of London original cultural district.

Learn more about the Sladmore here. Or, contact the gallery using the following details:

T: +44 (0)20 7629 1144


Looking to refuel at a pet-friendly restaurant nearby?

Franco’s is situated just a short walk away and welcomes diners with our without their faithful companions.

Serving continental and English breakfasts, followed by Italian-inspired lunch and dinner menus, there’s something to make everyone’s taste buds dance with delight.

Plus, your pets will be warmly welcomed where they will be given their own bowl of water on arrival.

Guests can rest assured it’s safe to discover this hidden gem as Franco’s strives to deliver an exceptional standard of service, maintaining the highest food handling and hygiene standards. The ongoing pandemic has only reinforced their approach to ensuring your dining experience is a pleasurable as possible.

Speak to the team at the Sladmore Gallery who will be happy to make a reservation on your behalf. Or, make a reservation online here. Or, call or email using the following details:

T: +44 (020) 7499 2211


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