Upcoming exhibitions and shows at various galleries and museums, orginised in order of closing date. All in London unless otherwise noted. Last updated February 2018.
|Charles I: King and Collector
Royal Academy, until 18 April. Reuniting Charles I’s magnificent collection of great masterpieces for the first time since his execution in 1649.
Hayward Gallery, until 22 April. Large-scale pictures that portray emblematic sites and scenes of the global economy and contemporary life.
|T-Shirt: Cult – Culture – Subversion
Fashion and Textile Museum, until 6 May. The history, culture and subversion of the most affordable and popular item of clothing on the planet.
|Listen: 140 years of recorded sound
British Library, until 13 May. Step into listening booths to hear an eclectic mix of sounds from the library’s archive.
|Victorian Giants: The Birth of Art Photography
National Portrait Gallery, 1 March – 20 May. Major exhibition exploring the bridge between the art of the past and the art of the future in Victorian photography.
|Insight Astronomy Photo of the Year
Royal Observatory Greenwich, now until 22 July. Spectacular images shot by astrophotographers worldwide.
|Hope to Nope: Graphics and Politics from 2008 to 2018.
Design Museum, 28 March – 18 August. Exploring methods to construct and communicate political messages over the past ten years.
Wellcome Collection, 17 May – 18 September. All human life is reflected in a toothy grin.
|Aftermath: Art in the Wake of World War One
Tate Britain, 5 June – 18 September. How artists responded to the physical and psychological scars left on Europe.
|Diana: Her Fashion Story
Kensington Palace, until 29 February 2019. The Princess’s demure, romantic outfits of the 1980s to the glamour and confidence of her later life.