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Members Private View: Life Between Islands

Colourful paitning depicting a busy night from the London dub scene

Denzil Forrester Jah Shaka 1983 Collection Shane Akeroyd, London © Denzil Forrester

Explore the landmark group exhibition during these special times reserved just for you

Life Between Islands Caribbean-British Art 50s – Now explores how people from the Caribbean have formed new communities and identities in post-war Britain. The exhibition celebrates these communities and how they have transformed British society and culture. Works from more than 40 artists are on display, including Aubrey Williams and Sonia Boyce. The exhibition includes works made from the 1950s to present day.

Make a night of it – after you’ve explored the exhibition, why not stop for drinks in the Members Room?

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The Duveens Commission – RUPTURE NO.1: blowtorching the bitten peach is an immersive installation which includes sudden loud noises. Quiet hours will be available on select dates for those who require a quieter visit. During this time the sounds for the Duveens commission will be turned off.

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  • Keep your distance from others​
  • Please wear a face covering unless you are exempt

​Most importantly, if you or anyone you live with has COVID-19 symptoms please stay at home. ​

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Date & Time

30 November 2021 at 10.00–18.00


Free with ticket for Members

Free for Members with the London Private View Pass

Timed tickets must be booked online before visiting

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