Culture24 takes a cultural look at the best Olympic and sporting exhibitions together with gems from the history of sport with reviews, event listings, websites and resources from museums and archives across the UK.
A gold body cast of Olympic gymnast and primetime television twirler Beth Tweddle, will be officially unveiled at the Museum of Liverpool this week.
Ben Ainslie's boat, Rita, will be at the National Maritime Museum for the rest of the year, rivalled by a Grenadan team flag gifted to the Horsham Museum.
As part of the London 2012 Paralympic Flame Festival celebration, Stoke Mandeville tells the story of the Paralympic Movement from 1948 to modern day.
The Jamaican-English photographer follows the fortunes of 16 young hopefuls dreaming of London 2012 in a series of portraits with heart at Impressions Gallery in Bradford.
Using photography, film and memorabilia, M Shed reveals how the city's unique landscape influences alternative sports and provides a picture of the people who take part.
An International Olympic Committee commission sees artists from around the world reflect on the Olympic values in film works showing in Bexhill and Manchester.
Workshops delivered by Weymouth based art group Artwey are helping people produce pictures of the Olympic athletes, local stars or ordinary people who inspire them.
Aleksandra Mir and John Gerrard are among nine artists proposing an alternative to the sporting summer of 2012 at the South London Gallery.
Tommy Godwin, the man who won a cycling medal when the Games visited London in 1948, is one of the Coventry heroes involved in a show honouring two-wheeled glory.
Originally paired with an accompanying exhibition showcasing the gold symbols of London 2012, a show of sculpture and sport at the Hunterian charts the history of medals.
The National Portrait Gallery's off-site project accompanying its Road to 2012 photography exhibition offers an East End view of the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Historical and contemporary photographs and contributions from a broad range of observers create a thoughtful Olympic debate at The Free Word Centre in London.
Photos of the City of Leeds Diving Club and leisure swimmers in Hyde Park join figurative paintings and Tacita Dean's views of Budapest in an aquatic show at The Mercer Art Gallery.
A new exhibition at London's RAF Museum explores the relationship the force has had with sport, including tales of athletes from bygone Summer and Winter Games.
It's all about bronze in the gallery@oxo as 30 British artists, commissioned to create sculptures of 30 Olympic and Paralympic sports, show their skill.