Design and architecture
Japan House will open to the public on 22 June 2018. It will be the new, London home for Japanese creativity and innovation.
Japan House London will provide authentic and surprising encounters with the very best in art, design, gastronomy, innovation and technology, allowing visitors a deeper appreciation of Japanese culture.
With the potential for your work to be seen by millions of people from around the world, the Department for International Trade is giving the chance for a "dedicated, inventive, multi-displinary creative team" to craft the UK Pavilion for Expo 2020 Dubai.
The theme of the expo is 'Connecting Minds, Creating the Future' with the UK focus being 'Global Britain – Innovating for a Shared Future'. The self-build pavilion will be supported by a programme of business and cultural events around these themes.
For its third collaboration with La Biennale di Venezia, the V&A will present Robin Hood Gardens: A Ruin In Reverse in the Pavilion of Applied Arts. The exhibit will be centred around fragments of Robin Hood Gardens that will be transported to Venice from Poplar, East London. These concrete fragments come from the internationally recognised housing estate by Alison and Peter Smithson, which is in the process of being demolished.
The Great Exhibition of the North, the biggest event in England in 2018, has revealed the core of its extensive 3-month programme with NewcastleGateshead coming alive with storytelling charting the arts and design, culture and innovation of the North of England on 22 June–9 September 2018.
The 18th architect commissioned to design the annual Serpentine Pavilion for Serpentine Galleries will be both the youngest architect yet and also the first solo woman since Zaha Hadid was commissioned in 2000.
Frida Escobedo's pavilion design will be open to the public from 15 June until 7 October 2018 and will host a programme of art, architecture, music, film and dance events.
The opening celebration of the Great Exhibition of the North on 22 June has been revealed ahead of the full programme in January 2018. Visitors will have the first chance to experience great northern art, design and innovation in the Great Exhibition Hubs and Trails. These venues and locations will remain open until dusk as audiences are drawn to the Quayside for a special evening event revealing major Great Exhibition of the North pieces.
A behind the scenes look at how over 100 students helped bring this year's light and sound show to life.
Waddesdon Imaginarium celebrates the art, objects, gardens and history of Waddesdon, with roaming porcelain animals, dancing musical clocks and fluttering clouds of butterflies projected onto the House, accompanied by a series of original soundtracks.