Art After Dark
Art of London presents Art After Dark, a new arts and culture initiative for the West End which showcases free late night gallery openings, a public art trail and a selection of the best places to eat and drink when you visit.
Discover London's vibrant art scene by exploring free outdoor public artworks and visiting world-class art institutions including the National Portrait Gallery, the Royal Academy of Arts, and the National Gallery.
Join us on Thursday, 12th October, for the exciting kickoff of Art After Dark as West End Gallery HOP! returns to London's West End!
Art After Dark returns to London's West End on the 12th and 13th October 2023. Experience world-class art institutions like The National Gallery, Royal Academy of Arts, and National Portrait Gallery after-hours. Plus, discover free outdoor artworks and independent galleries across Piccadilly and St. James's.
Art After Dark is set to illuminate the streets of London's West End with public artworks alongside a display celebrating iconic performance artist Marina Abramović.
On the 12th and 13th October, Leicester Square Gardens transformed into an artistic wonderland with an illuminated poem by the talented MTArt Artist, Robert Montgomery.
Leicester Square Gardens featured incredible light installations, including an inflatable immersive sculpture titled 'The Cornucopia' brought to life by British contemporary MTArt Artist Claire Luxton.
As an Art After Dark attendee, you'll gain access to a variety of exclusive dining offers, allowing you to savour the best of London's culinary delights.
Map out your visit to Art After Dark with our easy to use digital map. Locate the restaurants with exclusive offers, the galleries opening late, and the striking pieces of public artwork on display from 12-13 October.
Check out our seasonal late-night culture program in London's West End featuring world-class art and culture from some of the city’s most famed art institutions including the Royal Academy of Arts, the National Gallery, and the soon-to-reopen National Portrait Gallery.
Art of London, in partnership with Westminster City Council, is excited to announce a special art project for the Summer edition of Art After Dark. We have joined forces with the incredibly talented artist Amelia Kosminsky and famed florist Philip Corps to bring you a stunning display right in the heart of Piccadilly Circus.
Join us on Thursday night, 29th June, for the Summer edition of Art After Dark: a fantastic two-night event showcasing the best of art and culture in London's West End.
Join us on Friday 30th June, after the sun sets, to explore the rich history and art of iconic West End art institutions—the Royal Academy of Arts, The National Gallery, and the National Portrait Gallery. Discover the vibrant art scene in London as you journey through a series of galleries, immersing yourself in the world of art both indoors and outdoors.
In celebration of Art After Dark, Art of London asked some of St James’s leading galleries participating in the programme to devise their own ideal Art After Dark itinerary. Today Charlotte Tchaikovsky from Stern Pissarro Gallery talks to Art of London about her perfect night of culture in the West End.
As an Art After Dark attendee, you'll gain access to exclusive deals and enjoy the best dining experiences London offers.
Coming this March we're launching Art After Dark, a seasonal art and culture programme in 2023 with world-class art institutions across London’s West End, including the National Gallery and Royal Academy of Arts.
Discover a trail of incredible art outdoors for Art After Dark. Piccadilly Circus and St James's will be all a-glow with striking artworks lighting up the West End after the sun goes down.
Art After Dark launches this March for a double-bill of art and culture across the West End on Thursday 23 and Friday 24 March. Thursday night will see the return of the West End Gallery HOP! as independent galleries stay late and welcome everyone from art aficionados to the art curious.
Explore art outdoors, hop between galleries on London's independent art scene and on Friday night, discover The National Gallery and Royal Academy of Arts after dark.
As an Art After Dark attendee, you'll gain exclusive access to an array of offers. London's culinary scene boasts an unparalleled range of cuisines, atmospheres, and locations, making it a true paradise for food lovers. With our exclusive Art After Dark offers, you'll have the chance to savour some of the city's finest eateries.