Dublin What's on

For the Love of Art

25 Oct-14 Jan. The National Gallery of Ireland offers a comprehensive overview of the work of Irish-born artist Frederic William Burton (1816-1900) who is best known for his highly-finished 1864 wat...
Madrid What's on

William Kentridge: Enough and more than enough

1 Nov-19 March. The Reina Sofía Museum focuses on the stage work, including theatre, opera and performance, of celebrated South African artist William Kentridge. The exhibition also examines the sc...
Copenhagen What's on

MY MUSIC

7 Oct-25 March. ARKEN presents a "sensory explosion" of music videos, video art, sculptures, paintings and installations. The 22 works on display are designed to raise questions about the interplay...
Vienna What's on

Thomas Bayrle: If It’s Too Long—Make It Longer

25 Oct-2 April. This installation by German artist Thomas Bayrle combines traditional craft techniques with computer-generated art. Born in Berlin in 1937, Bayrle is known for his so-called superfo...
London What's on

Poster Girls: A century of art and design

13 Oct-31 Jan. The London Transport Museum highlights the artistic contribution of female graphic designers to London's transport network over the last century. Displaying more than 150 posters and...
Paris What's on

Gauguin the alchemist

11 Oct-22 Jan. This exhibition at the Grand Palais is promoted as the first in-depth inclusive study of the paintings, sculpture, graphic and decorative arts by pioneering Post-Impressionist master Pa...
Amsterdam What's on

Keith Haring canvas

12 Oct-3 June. The Stedelijk has reaffixed the enormous canvas painted by the late American graffiti artist Keith Haring, following its recent restoration. Hanging above the museum's central stairc...
Amsterdam What's on

The Dutch in Paris 1789–1914

13 Oct-7 Jan. This large-scale exhibition, the first of its kind, highlights the artistic role played by Paris in the work of Dutch artists from the late 18th century to the turn of the 20th century....
Copenhagen What's on

Rineke Dijkstra: The One and The Many

21 Sept-30 Dec. The Lousiana dedicates a show to the work of Rineke Dijkstra, one of the most prominent contemporary artists working within the genre of photography and video portraiture. Based in...
Barcelona What's on

Ramon Pichot. From Els Quatre Gats to La Maison Rose

29 Sept-21 Jan. Barcelona artist Ramon Pichot worked in his native city alongside fellow artists Ramon Casas, Santiago Rusiñol, Joaquim Mir and Isidre Nonell, before moving to Paris at the beginning o...
Berlin What's on

Alice Neel: The Great Society

13 Oct-13 Jan. This exhibition highlights the social and political commitment of American visual artist Alice Neel (1900-1984), focusing in particular on her output from 1933 to 1965.  Neel's work...
Oxford What's on

Imagining the Divine: Art and the Rise of World Religions

19 Oct-18 Feb. This exhibition takes a comprehensive look at the artistic portrayal of the deities of world religions and how their depictions have changed - in some cases drastically - over the cen...
Vienna What's on

100 Best Posters: Germany-Austria-Switzerland

18 Oct-25 Feb. The MAK – Austrian Museum of Contemporary Art presents the 100 winning projects of the most popular graphic design competition in the German-speaking world. The winning entries were...
Madrid What's on

Picasso/Lautrec

17 Oct-21 Jan. The Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum examines the affinities between the artists Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864-1901) and Pablo Picasso (1881-1973). Although their paths never crossed, Pic...
Brussels What's on

Magritte, Broodthaers and Contemporary Art, Brussels

13 Oct-18 Feb. Exhibition highlighting the legacy of Belgian artists and friends René Magritte and Marcel Broodthaers. With paintings, sculpture, installations and film, the exhibition examines how t...
Amsterdam What's on

Dutch Masters from the Hermitage: Treasures of the Tsars

7 Oct-27 May. This major exhibition comprises the world’s leading collection of Dutch Golden Age painting outside the Netherlands, with the bulk of the works on loan from the State Hermitage museum...
Paris What's on

Being Modern: MoMA in Paris

11 Oct-5 March. A selection of 200 works charting the history of the collection of New York’s Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). The exhibition ranges from works acquired by MoMA in the 1930s such as Edwar...
London What's on

Scythians: warriors of ancient Siberia

14 Sept-14 Jan. The British Museum highlights the little-known Scythians, nomadic tribes and warriors, who roamed the plains of Siberia 2,500 years ago.  The museum's exhibition explores the story of...
Barcelona What's on

Brossa Poetry

21 Sept-25 Feb. The Museum of Contemporary Art (MACBA) dedicates an exhibition to the pioneering Barcelona poet Joan Brossa (1919-1998) and his interdisciplinary collaboration with artists, musicians,...
Oxford What's on

Old Traditions New Visions: Art in India and Pakistan after 1947

15 Sept-18 March. The Ashmolean Museum examines how artists in India and Pakistan sought to express the distinctive characters of their newly-independent nations, post 1947. This exhibition highlig...
London What's on

Basquiat: Boom for Real

21 Sept-28 Jan. The Barbican holds Britain's first large-scale exhibition dedicated to the New York artist Jean-Michel Basquiat whose colourful and controversial career was cut short in 1988 at the ag...
Brussels What's on

Rita McBride: Explorer

15 Sept-7 Jan. This exhibition at WIELS features new and already existing works by German-based American sculptor Rita McBride. McBride's cross-disciplinary practice involves large-scale sculptures i...
Vienna What's on

Anton Kolig

22 Sept-8 Jan. The Leopold Museum celebrates the work of Anton Kolig (1886–1950), an important Austrian painter from the first half of the 20th century.  Kolig's paintings are characterised by lumino...
Paris What's on

Irving Penn

21 Sept-29 Jan. The Grand Palais marks the centenary of the birth of important 20th-century photographer Irving Penn with the first major retrospective of the American artist’s work in France since hi...
Amsterdam What's on

Johan Maelwael

6 Oct-7 Jan. The Rijksmuseum dedicates an exhibition to the Dutch master Johan Maelwael (c.1370-1415), a pioneering artist who worked at the courts of the Dukes of Guelders and Burgundy around 1400....
Copenhagen What's on

Michael Kvium: Circus Europa

2 Sept-14 Jan. Michael Kvium ia a Danish artist celebrated for his grotesque realistic works, usually featuring brutish caricatures and deformed bodies. ARKEN hosts a major exhibition dedicated to...
Madrid What's on

NSK from Kapital to Capital: Neue Slowenische Kunst

28 June-8 Jan. The Reina Sofía presents Spain's first retrospective dedicated to the artist group NSK (Neue Slowenische Kunst), which was to the cultural forefront in 1980s Yugoslavia, during the Cold...
London What's on

Dreamgirls

Until 10 Feb. The Savoy Theatre hosts a new production of Dreamgirls, 35 years after the original musical hit Broadway for the first time. The show charts the tumultuous journey of The Dreams, a yo...
Brussels What's on

Bruegel: Unseen Masterpieces

16 March 2016-16 March 2020. Major exhibition of works by Pieter Bruegel the Elder, the 16th-century Flemish Renaissance painter best known for his landscapes and scenes of peasant life. The show...