Photography & Film

From Fox Talbot and Martin Parr to film festivals and photo biennales, this is the place to find the best exhibitions and gallery events from the stars of screen and lens at hundreds of UK museums, photography galleries and contemporary art venues. Shoot away...

A photo of a woman holding a flower in a ghostly position in a william shakespeare exhibition

Shakespeare 400: Art and theatre meet in spectacular Compton Verney and Royal Shakespeare Company exhibition

See some of the beautiful images and discover the Shakespeare in Art: Tempests, Tyrants and Tragedy at Compton Verney.

a black and white photo of a young woman with 1930s bob style hair

Win a copy of Face: Shape and Angle, Helen Muspratt Photographer

Win a copy of the beautiful monograph of photographs by pioneering photographer Helen Muspratt as featured in the current exhibition at Pallant House Gallery.

A photo of a woman from the bygone British fishing industry sculpted by

Artist's Statement: Recreating the fish guts, scales and blood of the women who drove Britain's herring industry

Katie Scarlett Howard has spent two years looking at the British herring industry's past, focusing on the fisherwomen from Scotland who travelled each year to "follow the Herring".

a black and white photo of a woman tending roses in her garden

Victorian Pastoral: Garden Museum acquires early Gertrude Jekyll photographs

A unique album of photographs by Gertrude Jekyll containing fifty-nine platinum prints dating from between 1885 and 1886 has been acquired by the Garden Museum.

an abstract painting by Rose Wylie with a female figure flanked by two large flies

International Women’s Day 2016: 19 must-see exhibitions by women artists

For International Women's Day, Culture24 picks out the best exhibitions by women artists in UK museums and galleries during 2016.

A black and white photo of banking staff at the Bank of England presented as part of a museum exhibition

Giant coffins and Gas Contamination Rooms: Nine pictures from the Bank of England's photographic vault

A new exhibition at the Bank's museum includes views of a hidden operating theatre used during World War Two and the rediscovered coffin of giant 18th century bank clerk William Jenkins.

A photo of a woman standing in profile surrounded by African sculptures

Artist's Statement: Joanna Lipper on photographing Nigerian chief, artist and social entrepreneur Nike Davies-Okundaye

The award-winning photographer, filmmaker and Harvard Lecturer on working with the star of her photo exhibition, The Power Of One Woman, which is at London's Gallery Of African Art.

a photo of round disc of a planet partly shrouded in darkness, with swirls of grey, blue and brown across its surface

Stunning images of space from the Natural History Museum's Otherworlds exhibition

Embark on a stunning journey through space with Otherworlds: Visions of our Solar System, a new photographic exhibition at the Natural History Museum.

A photo of David Bowie with a red and blue lightning bolt painted on his face

David Bowie Is: V&A curators praise Groninger Museum as blockbuster exhibition opens in the Netherlands

More than two years after setting off on a worldwide tour from the V&A, David Bowie Is has arrived in Groningen, the largest city in the northern Netherlands.

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