David Livingston Birthplace exterior.

David Livingstone Birthplace

A museum in the Scottish explorer’s former home reopens after four years and a £9.1m revamp

30 Jul 2021
Doll Festival (1966), Shinohara Ushio.

Tokyo: Art and Photography

This show at the Ashmolean explores how the Japanese capital has been depicted through time

30 Jul 2021
Searching for Immortals, Shitao. The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Companions in Solitude: Reclusion and Communion in Chinese Art

Works from the 11th century to the present day go on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

30 Jul 2021
There were Three Maidens pu’d a Flower (c. 1897), Charles H. Mackie. City Art Centre, Museums & Galleries Edinburgh.

Edinburgh Art Festival

From 20th-century painting surveys to brand-new commissions – a month of arts programming all around the city

30 Jul 2021

Bellotto: The Königstein Views Reunited

A chance to see all five of the Venetian’s dramatic depictions of a fortress outside Dresden – for the first time in more than 250 years

23 Jul 2021
Installation view of ‘Leiko Ikemura: Usagi in Wonderland’ at the Sainsbury Centre, Norwich, in 2021. Photo: Andi Sapey; courtesy of the Sainsbury Centre

Leiko Ikemura: Usagi in Wonderland

In Norwich, a first solo show in the UK for the contemplative Japanese-Swiss artist with a playful streak

23 Jul 2021
Golden (detail; 2009), Ekua Holmes.

Paper Stories, Layered Dreams: The Art of Ekua Holmes​

The MFA Boston presents the artist’s vivid book illustrations and colourful collages

23 Jul 2021
No. 1054 Arpeggio (2021), Rana Begum.

Folkestone Triennial

The celebrated seaside sculpture trail returns to the coastal town in Kent

23 Jul 2021
The Humboldt Forum, Berlin. Photo: Alexander Schippel

Humboldt Forum

Open to the public at long last, the reconstructed Berlin Palace provides a grand new home for the city’s collections of non-Western art

16 Jul 2021
The Lie (1898), Félix Vallotton.

Private Lives: Home and Family in the Art of the Nabis, Paris, 1889–1900

From domestic bliss to secret affairs – the Cleveland Museum of Art explores the home lives of the Parisian avant-garde

16 Jul 2021
Installation view of ‘Karla Black: sculptures 2001–2021’, in the new warehouse space at Fruitmarket, Edinburgh. Photo: Tom Nolan


After a major expansion, the contemporary arts hub in Edinburgh reopens with a Karla Black retrospective

16 Jul 2021
Our Lady of Peace (detail; 1907), Evelyn De Morgan.

Pre-Raphaelite Artist of Hope: Evelyn De Morgan

De Morgan’s staunch pacifism was reflected in her symbolic paintings and sketches, now on view at Towneley Hall in Burnley

16 Jul 2021
Woman painter at her easel (detail; n.d.), Hanna Bekker vom Rath.

About Women: Female Destinies in the Böhme Collection

The Museum of the Lost Generation in Salzburg explores the lives of women artists whose careers were cut short by the Nazis

9 Jul 2021
Head of a walrus (1521), Albrecht Dürer.

Dürer Was Here: A Journey Becomes Legend

A museum in Aachen, where Dürer stopped over in 1520, retraces the artist’s footsteps on that voyage

9 Jul 2021
The Coronation of the Virgin (detail; 1358), Paolo Veneziano. The Frick Collection, New York

Paolo Veneziano: Art and Devotion in 14th-Century Venice

Panels from a long-dispersed altarpiece by the trecento painter are reunited at the Getty Center

9 Jul 2021
Hand-coloured photograph of Prince Arthur and Prince Leopold in the costume of the sons of King Henry IV (detail; 1857), commissioned by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert (photo taken by Leonida Caldesi).

Making History: Shakespeare and the Royal Family

An online exhibition explores the fascination Shakespeare’s plays have held for generations of British monarchs

9 Jul 2021
Gainsborough Old Hall.

Gainsborough Old Hall

One of the best preserved Tudor manors in England reopens after an extensive renovation

2 Jul 2021
Luma Arles; in the foreground is the town’s Roman amphitheatre. Photo: Iwan Baan

Luma Arles

The Swiss contemporary art foundation gets a glistening new home in the south of France, designed by Frank Gehry

2 Jul 2021
Allegory of War (1628), Peter Paul Rubens.

Bellum et Artes: Saxony and Central Europe in the Thirty Years War

A display in Dresden explores how artists fared in a turbulent era

2 Jul 2021

Paula Rego

The Portuguese-born painter’s masterfully unsettling canvases go on view in her largest UK survey to date, at Tate Britain

2 Jul 2021

Hôtel de la Marine

The former headquarters of the French navy in Paris opens to the public after a major revamp

25 Jun 2021
Lithograph depicting Rameses II on his chariot (19th century).

Musée Champollion

A new museum in the picturesque family home of the Egyptologist who deciphered the Rosetta Stone

25 Jun 2021
Photo: Corning Museum of Glass

Fire and Vine: The Story of Glass and Wine

A display of vessels for vino, from ancient times to the present, at the Corning Museum of Glass

25 Jun 2021
(detail; 1911), Giovanni Giacometti.

The Giacometti: A Family of Creators

Alberto was by no means the only talented artist of the clan – as this display at Fondation Maeght proves

25 Jun 2021