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Serpentine Galleries, London | Tourist Information

Kensington Gardens
London, United Kingdom W2 3XA

+44 (0)20 7402 6075

The Serpentine Galleries are one of London’s best-loved galleries for modern and contemporary art. They attract up to 800,000 visitors in any one year and admission is free. In the grounds of the Galleries is a permanent work by artist and poet Ian Hamilton Finlay, dedicated to the Serpentine’s former Patron Diana, Princess of Wales. The work comprises eight benches, a tree-plaque, and a carved stone circle at the Gallery’s entrance. In September 2013, Serpentine Galleries opened its new space, the Serpentine Sackler Gallery. This innovative arts venue for the 21st century is housed in the Grade II-listed building formerly known as The Magazine, situated in Kensington Gardens. In 2016 the Serpentine Pavilion programme expanded to include four Summer Houses in a group show of architecture in the built form. For the second year running the Serpentine, in association with Bloomberg Philanthropies, has opened the Build Your Own Pavilion Challenge, a competition for 8-14 year olds to design and enter their Pavilion models. For more information Getting here Serpentine Gallery Nearest tube stations: Lancaster Gate, Knightsbridge or South Kensington Main bus routes: 9, 10, 52, 94, 148 Serpentine Sackler Gallery Nearest tube stations: Lancaster Gate or Marble Arch Main bus routes: 148, 274, 390 94 Group visits The Serpentine welcomes school, university and community groups to the Galleries on Tuesday through Sunday for self-led visits. All groups must book in advance with the visitor services team. For further information regarding planning a group visit, please visit our group visits page. Parking for vehicles and bicycles There is metered car parking in Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park. There is dedicated cycle parking within the grounds of the Serpentine Sackler Gallery. There are Santander Cycles hire stations on West Carriage Drive near the Serpentine Sackler Gallery and on The Ring near the Serpentine Gallery. Dogs Dogs are not permitted inside the Serpentine Galleries or The Magazine restaurant. There are several dog rings outside the Serpentine Galleries for short visits. Guide dogs are permitted. Accessibility We have full disability access and facilities. Facilities – toilets/baby changing room The Serpentine Galleries have full disability access and facilities. There is a baby changing room located at each Gallery. Refreshments Kofler & Kompanie run a cafe at the Serpentine Gallery Pavilion has a selection of teas, coffees, sandwiches and cakes available daily 10am-6pm until 9 October 2016. The Magazine bar at the Serpentine Sackler Gallery offers visitors a selection of snack items, teas, coffees, cocktails and wine. Opening times vary on a daily basis. Call the bar on 020 7298 7552 for more information.

Art Gallery Near Serpentine Galleries

Glebe Gallery
Distance: 1.4 mi Tourist Information
45 Glebe Place
London, SW3 5JE

+44 (0) 20 7351 4172

The Little Black Gallery
Distance: 1.3 mi Tourist Information
13A Park Walk
London, SW10 0AJ

0207 349 9332

It was set up by Tamara Beckwith, Lindsey Carlos Clarke and Ghislain Pascal in November 2008. It is also home to the Bob Carlos Clarke Foundation and has a permanent room of work by the legendary photographer. The Little Black Gallery works with the following photographers; Alistair Taylor-Young, Anja Niemi, Bob Carlos Clarke, Bruno Bisang, Gered Mankowitz, Marco Glaviano, Martin Usborne, Mike Figgis, Patrick Lichfield, Terry O'Neill, Tyler Udall, Vee Speers, and Yul Brynner

Hollywood Road Studio
Distance: 1.4 mi Tourist Information
12 Hollywood Road
London, SW10 9HY


Cricket Fine Art
Distance: 1.3 mi Tourist Information
2 Park Walk
London, SW10 0AD

44207 352 2733

Contemporary Paintings and Sculpture both figurative and abstract

CHART gallery
Distance: 1.3 mi Tourist Information
62 Old Church Street
London, SW3 6DP,

Situated in the heart of Chelsea, CHART gallery is raw and complete with cobbles and period quirks. The area has a distinguished artistic heritage from Whistler and Augustus John through to Peter Doig and Chris Ofili, via the famous Chelsea College of Art. Channelling the revolutionary fervour of the 19th century Chartist movement, CHART is assembling a coterie of cutting-edge artists and a programme of thought-provoking exhibitions. The gallery will show work by both upcoming and established artists of merit, with quality and innovation at the forefront. Directors Clive Jennings and Sam Walker have both been involved in the London art scene for over twenty years. Clive created and organised The Contemporary Print Show and Fair at The Barbican Centre for over eight years, and is Director of The National Print Gallery; Sam is a successful artist and curator, and she was this year selected as a Winsor & Newton “Star of the Future”. CHART charitably supports ‘The Artists’ General Benevolent Institution’ and ‘The Print Foundation’.

Saatchi Gallery
Distance: 1.2 mi Tourist Information
Duke of York's HQ, King's Road
London, SW3 4RY

020 7823 2363

The Saatchi Gallery opened in October 2008 in the 70,000 sq. ft. Duke of York HQ building on King's Road, Chelsea with an exhibition dedicated to new art from China. Since then it has presented exhibitions of new work from the Middle East, India, America, the UK, as well as a major exhibition of international sculpture called The Shape of Things to Come. In 2009 the Saatchi Gallery's exhibitions of work from China and the Middle East were ranked the top two most visited exhibitions in London by The Art Newspaper. In The Art Newspaper's 2010 survey the Saatchi Gallery's three exhibitions that year - Newspeak: British Art Now, Abstract America: New Painting and Sculpture and The Empire Strikes Back: Indian Art Today - were ranked as the second, third and fourth most visited in London, surpassed only by Van Gogh at the Royal Academy of Arts. The Saatchi Gallery aims to provide an innovative forum for contemporary art, presenting work by largely unknown young artists or by international artists whose work has been rarely or never exhibited in the UK.

The Hive Club : Braidz and Bunz
Distance: 1.2 mi Tourist Information
King's Road
London, SW3 5EE

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Proud Gallery
Distance: 1.2 mi Tourist Information
Proud Galleries (Head Office), 32 John Adam Street
London, WC2N 6BP

020 7349 0822

Michael Hoppen Gallery
Distance: 1.2 mi Tourist Information
3 Jubilee Place
London, SW3 3TD

+44 (0)20 73523649

The Michael Hoppen Gallery opened in 1992 and is founded on a passion for photography. As a gallery we are renowned for nurturing the careers of new and interesting artists and exhibiting them alongside acknowledged nineteenth, twentieth and twenty-first century photographic masters. Spaced over three floors in the heart of Chelsea, London, we provide both a white-wall arena for our contemporary artists and a more intimate, book and wood lined context for the smaller and more eclectic works we exhibit...

Peter Harrington
Distance: 1.0 mi Tourist Information
100 Fulham Road
London, SW3 6HS

+44 (0)20 7591 0220

Established in 1969, Peter Harrington has become one of the leading rare books firms in the world. With a stock of fine books from the fifteenth to twentieth centuries in a broad range of subjects, in the past few years we have sourced and sold such outstanding items as * James Joyce, Ulysses, one of 100 copies on Dutch paper, in the original wrappers * Shakespeare first folio, 1623 * Samuel de Champlain’s very rare Les Voyages du Sieur de Champlain Xaintongeois (Paris, 1613), a pioneering work in ethnography with the first accurate mapping of the New England coast * Virginia Woolf’s pocket engagement diaries for eight years including that for the final year of her life * The Columbus letter: Epistola Christofori Colom: (Rome, Stephan Plannck, 1493), the corrected Latin edition of the first printed announcement of the discovery of the American continent * The publisher's copy of Mark Twain’s Huckleberry Finn: "the first copy ever bound", with a unique autograph draft of Clemens’s unused dedication Our customer service includes not only sales advice but commission bidding at auctions, library projects and others. We regularly produce fully-illustrated catalogues featuring our newest acquisitions. Each entry is fully described and carries our unconditional guarantee. We provide both domestic and international shipping and accept all major credit cards. We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association (ABA), the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB) and of the Provincial Booksellers Fairs Association (PBFA). We exhibit regularly at a number of international book and antique fairs. Twitter: @PHrarebooks Pinterest: Peter Harrington Instagram: peterharringtonrarebooks Vine: Peter Harrington Rare Books

Patrick Mavros
Distance: 1.0 mi Tourist Information
104-106 Fulham Rd
London, SW3 6HS

+44 (0) 20 7052 0001

Distance: 1.0 mi Tourist Information
94 Fulham Road
London, SW3 6HS


The Dot Project, based in the heart of Chelsea, features a strong and carefully selected exhibition program that promotes and represents both emerging and mid career contemporary artists, who are considered with respect and esteem by their peers and have a growing collector base. Fresh Talent. Timeless Art. The Dot Project is more than a traditional art space; it’s a powerful concept devoted to nurturing the next generation of art collectors along with the artists who inspire them. We are committed to transforming the appetites of young art lovers from admirers into ambassadors.

Distance: 1.3 mi Tourist Information
86-88 Pimlico Road
London, SW1W 8PL

+44 207 730 27 28

Philippe Rapin and Erik Müllendorff focus on work from American, Italian, French and Belgian designers, such as Jean Desprès, Jean Puiforcat, Ado Chale, Pierre Giraudon, Gio Ponti, Max Ingrand, Pietro Chiesa, Marc Cavell, Philip Lloyd Powell, Paul Evans and more. They have both published extensively on the subject of twentieth century decorative arts and serve on the vetting committees of various international art fairs.

Hua Gallery
Distance: 1.1 mi Tourist Information
Online Art Gallery
London, SW10

Hua Gallery is an online gallery exclusively specialising in contemporary Chinese art. The gallery prides itself on exhibiting fresh and innovative art by established Chinese artists, as well as emerging artists who have not yet gained international recognition. Our mission is to provide a platform from which to engage Western collectors in the vibrant and dynamic art generating from China today. As a bridge to the East, we aim to create a more thorough appreciation for these artists and their ever-evolving talents. Founded by Shanyan Koder

Peter Lipitch Antique Furniture
Distance: 1.0 mi Tourist Information
88 Fulham Road
London, SW3 6HR


We are situated in the heart of fashionable South Kensington at 88 Fulham Road and are one of London’s foremost specialists in fine English antique furniture & works of art. Established in 1955, we offer both expertise and service tailored to your individual needs. We hope that the items available for view on the website give you an insight into the scope & quality of our stock. Our collection exemplifies the timeless value and appeal of fine antique English furniture. Our forté is exceptional furniture of the Queen Anne, Georgian & Regency periods. Thus, our furniture represents some of the most famous and skilled cabinetmakers and designers in history including furniture attributable to William Kent, Ince and Mayhew, Thomas Chippendale and George Bullock. Each piece of furniture in our collection is carefully selected as a prime example of its period, style, condition and functionality. We pay particular attention to the provenance of each piece, having items from Alice Heathcote and the Dukes of Bolton and from the workshops of Thomas Chippendale and Gillows of Lancaster. The versatility and superiority of the timbers used in the past ensures that fine English furniture will never be out of fashion. From tables,writing desks and cabinets inlaid with the most delicate marquetry, to beautifully patinated chairs of carved mahogany, there is something in our collection to suit every taste. From walnut, mahogany, satinwood and rosewood to more unusual woods such as purpleheart, sabicu or amboyna, our collection highlights the very best of antique English furniture. In addition, amongst our collection you can find some examples of exquisite gilt-wood furniture and mirrors, popular in the eighteenth century for its burnished brilliance, gilding adds definition and beauty to carved furniture. As a prominent and long time member of the British Antique Dealer’s Association (BADA) and CINOA we guarantee the authenticity of every item that pass through our collections. In addition, we work closely with private clients and with designers and architects who use our expertise in supplying furniture to their own private and corporate clients. We also offer a free search service to locate specific items of antique furniture that we may not currently have in stock. The name Peter Lipitch Ltd is synonymous with quality and good service. If you have any queries regarding the antiques represented on this website, or you require any other information, please do not hesitate to contact us at Peter Lipitch Ltd

Jonathan Ross's Gallery 286
Distance: 1.2 mi Tourist Information
286 Earls Court Road
London, SW5 9AS

020 7370 2239

Over 17 years old but still being discovered by people who enjoy looking at well-chosen art, and meeting like-minded others, in a beautiful Victorian townhouse with a prize-winning garden.

Royal British Society of Sculptors
Distance: 0.9 mi Tourist Information
108 Old Brompton Road
London, SW7 3RA


We are the oldest and largest organisation dedicated to sculpture in the UK.

Cadogan Contemporary
Distance: 0.8 mi Tourist Information
87 Old Brompton Road
London, SW7 3LD


Cadogan Contemporary is a truly independent art gallery. English in sensibility, we have an international appeal.Trading successfully for over 30 years in Chelsea, our client list is as diverse and distinguished as our stock. From quirky realism to pure abstraction, our selection is eclectic but retains an enduring identity. We exhibit many established and critically acclaimed artists but choose each painting for what we think will connect to people. We have evolved with some of our artists who have been with us since the very beginning as well as always being on the lookout for new talent that will bring our gallery forward.

Rory Gill Fine Art
Distance: 1.2 mi Tourist Information
7 Eaton Close
London, SW1W 8JX

020 7730 6313

Jacques Dupres Collection
Distance: 0.8 mi Tourist Information
28 Old Brompton Road, Ofc 660
London, SW7 3SS

+44 759 051 5819

C A McMillan Fine Arts
Distance: 0.7 mi Tourist Information
26 Bute Street
London, SW7 3EX

+44 (0) 20 7581 1111

The McMillan Gallery is a strategically placed, charming fine art gallery which houses 19th and 20th century oil paintings and antique furniture. Subjects vary between landscapes, animals, seascapes, and equestrian paintings. There is always a broad and varied selection of high quality paintings, with new pictures constantly being acquired. , and portrait pictures. One can find our shop in the cultural area of South Kensington, just next to the underground station.

Distance: 0.8 mi Tourist Information
162 Walton Street
London, SW3 2JL

+44 (0) 20 7589 2371

Andipa is a leading international dealer in Modern and Contemporary Art based in the heart of Knightsbridge, London, UK. Specializing in masters such as Matisse, Warhol and Picasso through to exciting landmark contemporaries including David Hockney, Damien Hirst and Banksy, our collection is constantly developing and growing providing a stimulating and dynamic experience for our clients and visitors. We invite you to visit us anytime and or email to reserve a private viewing or for more information.

Purdy Hicks Gallery
Distance: 0.7 mi Tourist Information
25 Thurloe Street, South Kensington
London, SW7 2LQ

+44 (0)20 7401 9229

Walton Fine Arts
Distance: 0.8 mi Tourist Information
152-154 Walton Street
London, SW3 2JJ

0044 (0) 207 581 2332

Walton Fine Arts specializes in Modern, Contemporary, Pop and Street Art. We deal original paintings, lithographs, fine art prints and sculptures by artists including Bacon, Banksy, Chagall, Hirst, Indiana, Leger, Lichtenstein, Miro, Picasso, Warhol, Wesselmann and many more. Our gallery is on Walton Street, one of London’s most exclusive locations featuring high end boutiques, restaurants, cafes and bars, conveniently located between Knightsbridge and South Kensington, just a minute walk from Brompton Cross and its amenities. Walton Fine Arts is Bambi Street Artist’s original gallery and represents Lawrence Schiller‘s legendary photographs of Marilyn Monroe for Europe. WFA is a physical gallery, providing customers with assurance in quality, condition, authenticity and top quality museum standards framing on purchases. We represent extremely talented and original up and coming artists such as Plastic Jesus, Bambi, Richard Zarzi, Robert Hilmersson, Elmo Hood and more..

The Mosaic Rooms
Distance: 1.1 mi Tourist Information
226 Cromwell Road, Tower House
London, SW5 0SW


We believe in the importance of creating a cultural space that presents new thinking and daring creativity, illuminates ideas, inspires understanding, and interrogates contemporary issues. Our vision is for a London audience with a more informed, engaged and critical understanding of Arab culture and society. We are a non-party political, non-religious organisation, and we are a project of the A.M. Qattan Foundation, a registered charity number 1029450. Visit The Mosaic Rooms bookshop here: Find out about hiring The Mosaic Rooms for your event here: Find out more about the A M Qattan Foundation here:

Museum/Art Gallery Near Serpentine Galleries

Natural History Museum, London
Distance: 0.6 mi Tourist Information
Cromwell Road
London, United Kingdom SW7 5BD

+44 (0)20 7942 5000

The Natural History Museum in London is a treasure in every way. Join us for updates on our science, collections and all our activities. Read our blogs: Get help from our ID experts: Follow us on Twitter: Watch our films on YouTube:

V&A Members' Room
Distance: 0.6 mi Tourist Information
Victoria and Albert Museum
London, United Kingdom SW7 2RL

020 7942 2271

Victoria and Albert Museum
Distance: 0.6 mi Tourist Information
Cromwell Road, South Kensington
South Kensington, United Kingdom SW7 2RL

+44(0)20 7942 2000

Welcome to the V&A's official Facebook page. Like the V&A to stay up-to-date with exclusive exhibition news, behind-the-scenes pictures, the latest special events and one-off competitions. Don't forget to check-in when you visit us! Admission free.

Science Museum
Distance: 0.5 mi Tourist Information
Exhibition Road, South Kensington
South Kensington, United Kingdom SW7 2DD

020 7942 4000

French art studio
Distance: 0.6 mi Tourist Information
58 Gloucester Road
London, United Kingdom SW7 4QT

020 7584 1821

>french art studio is a London-based art gallery specialised in French contemporary art. The gallery creates a fruitful link between France and the UK by helping talented French artists to gain the international recognition they deserve and by proposing unseen artworks to UK art amateurs - without the hassle of finding them abroad. Our exhibition space is located at the heart of Kensington near Hyde Park, 58 Gloucester Road, London SW7. See you soon!

Graduation exhibitions: MA Curating Contemporary Art
Distance: 0.3 mi Tourist Information
Royal College of Art, Kensington Gore
London, United Kingdom SW7 2EU

Curating Contemporary Art: Graduate Exhibitions Royal College of Art galleries, Kensington Gore, London SW7 2EU Preview: 5 March, 6pm–8pm Open: 6 – 22 March, 11am–5pm daily Free admission Black Box Formula: Black Box Formula is an exhibition of new work by contemporary artists reflecting on the nature of the Black Box, a concept used in technology and social sciences. Artists employ prosthetics, networks and post-human thinking in works displayed in an installation evocative of the Black Box process. Artists include: Zach Blas (US), Harry Sanderson (UK), Lawrence Lek (UK) Hyungkoo Lee (KR) and Young-hae Chang Heavy Industries (US/KR). Echo Chamber: Echo Chamber is a new commission by acclaimed theatre designer Chloe Lamford, currently Royal Court Theatre Associate Artist. The project is a unique collaboration with Lamford, reframing relationships between contemporary art and theatre. The audience is invited into a dystopic future world, a theatrical set where a programme of artists’ interventions, performances and screenings unfold over the course of the exhibition. Artists include: Chloe Lamford (UK), The ARKA Group (UK), Bedwyr Williams (UK), Graeme Thomson & Silvia Maglioni (FR), Louise Hervé & Chloé Maillet (FR), Mark Aerial Waller (UK) and the editors of Living in the Future (UK). statement house (temporary title): An ambitious commission, statement house (temporary title) by French artist Jean-Pascal Flavien continues his international series of houses for living, resting and working. Located outside the RCA’s main entrance, the site-specific structure will host writers engaged in ‘writing the house’. statement house (temporary title) is the artist’s first commission in the UK and will run until 4 May 2015. Artist: Jean-Pascal Flavien (FR). Whose Game Is It?: Whose Game is it? is an exhibition that considers contemporary socio-political questions in a globalised world of disparities and hegemonies. The exhibition asks audiences to reflect on these issues through playful and interactive works including a doughnut-shaped table-tennis table. Artists include: Han Ishu (CN/JP), Lee Wen (SG), Dan Perjovschi (RO), Lia Perjovschi (RO), Raqs Media Collective (IN) and Tintin Wulia (ID/AU).

Jeremy Taylor
Distance: 0.3 mi Tourist Information
1 Bolney Gate
London, United Kingdom SW7 1QW

0207 5810 523