Links & Resources: Art Days Out


The team behind Modern Masters share some of their tips and suggestions for further exploring the world of Modern Art.

A selection of current exhibitions and art venues.

Art Days Out

  • Picasso: Peace and Freedom - Tate Liverpool

    Visit Tate Liverpool between 21 May and 30 August 2010 for a fascinating new exhibition Picasso: Peace and Freedom. Concentrating on Picasso's work after the Second World War, this exhibition provides an insight into the artist as political activist and campaigner for peace.

  • The Surreal House - The Barbican, London

    Don't miss the Barbican Art Gallery's new exhibition The Surreal House from 10 June to 12 September 2010. You are invited to step inside haunted rooms populated with strange objects and cinematic dreamscapes, featuring the work of the greatest surrealist artists including Salvador Dali.

  • Kraak - Manchester

    Try something new with Late Night Live Art at Kraak, featuring live art, improvised music and sounds, installations, films and experimental art.

  • First Thursdays - Late night galleries and tour East London

    See East London in a new light with First Thursdays. Follow the tours or make your own way through a range of late night top exhibitions and events.

  • V&A Study Rooms - Prints & Drawings - London

    Take a close look at work by all of our Modern Masters in the V&A Study Rooms, there are Warhol screenprints, Picasso and Matisse prints and posters designed by Dali.

  • British Museum Department of Prints and Drawings - London

    Visit the national collection of Western prints and drawings at the British Museum where you can get up close to a study for Picasso's most significant work, Demoiselles D'Avignon.

  • Tate Prints and Drawings Rooms - London

    Study a wide range of prints from important twentieth century artists including Roy Lichtenstein, Anish Kapoor, David Hockney, Damien Hirst and more at the Tate Prints and Drawing Rooms.

  • National Gallery of Scotland Prints and Drawings Study Room - Edinburgh

    Take a step back in time with the Prints and Drawings Study Room at the National Gallery of Scotland where you can come face-to-face with prints from artists such as Rubens, Rembrandt and Goya.

  • Late night Belfast Galleries and tours - Belfast

    Join in the fun with late night openings on the first Thursday of each month around Belfast and its public galleries.

  • Yorkshire Sculpture Park - Wakefield

    Spend a day exploring the beautiful Yorkshire countryside with a modern art twist at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park.

  • The Sculpture Park - Surrey

    Search through wildlife and water gardens to uncover a huge collection of works at The Sculpture Park in Surrey.

  • Cass Sculpture Estate - Goodwood

    Head to the Cass Sculpture Estate to see some of the greatest works by leading British artists in the surrounds of an ancient Sussex woodland.

  • New Art Centre Sculpture Park & Gallery - Wiltshire

    Take in the views of inspirational art from some of the greatest sculptors in the beautiful surround of Roche Court at the New Art Centre.

  • Late at Tate Britain - London and also St Ives and Liverpool

    Take it easy at Late at Tate and relax with a drink whilst you enjoy exhibitions, performances, music, talks and films on the first Friday of each month. Also check out the St Ives and Liverpool Tate events.

  • Jupiter Art Land - Edinburgh

    See how nature and art can be fused together to create stunning scenes at Jupiter Art Land near Edinburgh.

  • Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden - St Ives

    Discover the brilliance of Barbara Hepworth's work at the museum and sculpture garden set up in the very studios that she lived and worked in.

  • Burghley House Sculpture Garden - Lincolnshire

    Search for sculptures amongst external rooms and hidden archways formed by an impressive landscape here at the Burghley House Sculpture Garden.

  • Chatsworth House & Sculpture Garden - Derbyshire

    Find your way out of the maze at Chatsworth House and explore the historic grounds and sculpture garden.

  • Forest of Dean Sculpture Trail - Gloucestershire

    Get lost in the woods as you find art hidden amongst the trees on the Forest of Dean Sculpture Trail.

  • Grizedale Forest - Cumbria

    Head to the country for a day of breathtaking views of lakes and mountains and find artworks where you least expect them in the Grizedale Forest.

  • Hannah Peschar Sculpture Garden - Surrey

    Visit the Hannah Peschar Sculpture Garden for a quiet escape to the country where the art sits in a peaceful and natural environment.

  • Henry Moore Foundation: Perry Green - Hertfordshire

    Explore the genius of one of Britain's greatest ever artists, Henry Moore, and see a huge selection of his work at his former home and in the surrounding estate.

  • Irwell Sculpture Trail - Salford

    Attempt the 33 mile long Irwell Sculpture Trail, or at least some of it! Linking Salford to Backup there is a huge amount of art on display here.

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