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London Gallery Weekend is back, and it’s bigger and more intense than ever before. From May 31st to June 2nd, with over 150 galleries participating, it offers visitors a unique opportunity to explore a diverse range of artistic practices (for free). From emerging talent to established names, there’s something for everyone at this must-attend event. You can check all the events at the site.

How not to get lost in the ocean of events

Curated Routes

One of the highlights of London Gallery Weekend is the curated routes offered by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Edward Enninful OBE, Wayne McGregor – directors, artists, curators, writers, and activists. Check the recommendations here.

Live Tours

Another interesting opportunity to discover more is specific tours for the galleries in Mayfair, Shoreditch, Peckham, Fitzrovia, Cambridge Heath, Bermondsey and Bethnal Green areas. Tours will be held twice a day Fri-Sun, book your free spot here.

 © Giulia Andreani

Our Picks

Galerie Max Hetzler: This exhibition features the work of Giulia Andreani who gained acclaim at the Venice Biennale and whose pieces are now highly sought after. Join the conversation at Galerie Max Hetzler for an in-conversation with artist and art critic and writer Hettie Judah, on Friday 31 May. Registration is here.

LGW Performance Programme – Nil Yalter: Experience the groundbreaking work of Nil Yalter as part of the LGW Performance Programme. Yalter’s work references the Anatolian people’s wisdom and knowledge through popular folk poetry and troubadour – or asik – music, as a source of resistance and hope. To facilitate her performance the artist will bring together multigenerational collaborators from Turkish and Kurdish speaking communities in London. Register here.

Live Tours: Bermondsey. What you see on the road: VITRINE Bermondsey, Cecilia Brunson Projects (a leading Latin American art gallery in the UK and Europe), iconic White Cube Bermondsey, Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery (for those who collect tomorrow), and Copperfield Gallery. Jump in here.

© White Cube, Georg Baselitz