Oxford What's on

King Alfred's Coins: Viking Treasure

1 Nov-31 Jan. The Ashmolean Museum is holding an exhibition to raise awareness for its campaign to acquire a major Viking hoard discovered in Watlington, Oxfordshire in October 2015. The find, whi...
Berlin What's on

Germany – Memories of a Nation

8 Oct-9 Jan. Exhibition exploring and contrasting the deep-rooted shared memories of East and West German citizens who lived for decades on either side of the Berlin Wall. The exhibition shows 200...
Amsterdam What's on

Miró in the Rijksmuseum gardens

The gardens of the Rijksmuseum are adorned with 21 sculptures by the Spanish surrealist artist Joan Miró (1893-1983). This open-air exhibition, which includes selected works from 1966-1982,...
Brussels What's on

Lascaux

This exhibition examines the history behind the cave paintings of the Lascaux caves, one of the most significant examples of cave art from the Upper Paleolithic era, otherwise known as the end of the...
Amsterdam What's on

Modern Times: Photography in the 20th Century

The Rijksmuseum stages its first major photography exhibition to inaugurate its recently renovated Philips Wing, as part of its remodernisation programme. On show are more than 400 images tracing k...
Brussels What's on

Late Night Thursdays at Brussels' Museums

Once again the museums of Brussels open their doors every Thursday evening for late night visits, from 17.00-22.00. This year there are 63 museums participating across the city, including lesser-kn...
Berlin What's on

David Chipperfield: Sticks and Stones

The British architect and artist Sir David Chipperfield has filled the open glass hall of the Neue Nationalgalerie with144 large tree trunks, transforming it into a forest-like space for three months....
Oxford What's on

Discovering Tutankhamun

An exhibition outlining one of the most significant archaeological discoveries of the 20th century. The Ashmolean charts the hunt for the tomb and its subsequent discovery by Howard Carter, whose o...
Oxford What's on

The Great War: Personal Stories from Downing Street to the Trenches

The Bodleian draws on its collection of archive letters and diaries of politicians, soldiers and civilians to provide an insight into world war one. The authors are all connected in some way with O...
Brussels What's on

Royal Palace

Each summer Belgium's Royal Palace opens its doors to the public, offering viewers an impressive array of otherwise inaccessible rooms. Among the highlights are the Throne Room with its 11 chandeli...
Oxford What's on

World of Wallace

The Oxfordshire Museum examines how the discoveries of British naturalist, explorer, geographer, anthropologist and biologist Alfred Russel Wallace were informed by the places in which he lived. Ma...
London What's on

Ancient lives, new discoveries

This unusual exhibition at the British Museum centres around the macabre world of mummification and the human stories behind the preserved corpses on show. The eight mummies come from ancient Egypt...
Paris What's on

Birth of a Universal Museum: Louvre Abu Dhabi

This exhibition highlights the upcoming opening of the Louvre Abu Dhabi, presenting works from the new museum's collection in Paris for the first time. The works on show include pieces from history...
Oxford What's on

Royalty and Religion: Photographs of Late Nineteenth-Century Thailand

The Pitt Rivers Museum displays 12 albumen prints taken in the late 19th century in Siam (modern-day Thailand). The images depict royal buildings, religious sites and streets in the capital Bangko...
Copenhagen What's on

Shipwreck: The Coin Hoard of the Six Emperors

12 Oct-24 Feb. Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek presents a huge hoard of ancient Roman coins discovered by divers off south-east Sicily after a storm in 1991. Dating from the latter half of the third century...
Oxford What's on

Atmospheres: Investigating the Weather from Aristotle to Ozone

20 Nov-7 April. The Museum of the History of Science presents an exhibition that charts the history of meteorology and man's quest to predict the weather accurately. On show are archival documents...
Berlin What's on

Art in Berlin 1880-1980: Presentation of the Collection

The Berlinische Galerie presents its newly-configured collection of art produced in Berlin since 1870. From now on, the works in the gallery's internationally-acclaimed collection will be displayed ch...
London What's on

Bronze

15 September – 9 December. The Royal Academy of Arts presents an ambitious exhibition that celebrates the historical, geographical and stylistic range of bronze. The works on show...
Barcelona What's on

Le Corbusier and Jean Genet in the Raval

07 June - 21 October. The Museum of Contemporary Art examines how Barcelona was viewed in the 1930s by two prominent members of the international artistic community of the day: pioneering Swiss arch...
Paris What's on

The Ladies of the Trianon

3 July - 14 October. The Palace of Versailles presents a series of portraits of famous and lesser-known women associated with the Grand Trianon, the country retreat of the French king. Three cen...