Looking Ahead

Looking Ahead

07 Oct 2023 - 23 Jun 2024

Here's a preview of the exhibitions that will be on display at The Box in autumn/winter 2023.

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All our exhibitions are open from 10am-5pm Tuesday-Sunday and selected bank holidays.

Free admission. No need to book.

Dutch Flowers
7 October 2023-7 January 2024
Explore the evolution of Dutch flower painting from its beginnings in the early 17th century to its peak in the late 18th century, in this touring exhibition featuring 10 amazing works of art from the National Gallery’s collection.

Yinka Shonibare CBE RA: End of Empire
12 October 2023-23 June 2024
A sculpture that comments on the balance of power at the outset of the First World War, End of Empire features two globe-headed mannequins riding a seesaw – a striking reflection on Western conflict, globalisation and empire. Commissioned by 14-18 NOW.

John Akomfrah: Arcadia
30 November 2023-2 June 2024
A major new multi-screen film commission by visionary filmmaker John Akomfrah, Arcadia explores the themes of colonialism, capitalism and the global implications of climate change. Akomfrah will represent Great Britain at the prestigious 2024 Venice Biennale, Italy.

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John Akomfrah, Arcadia, 2023 © Smoking Dogs Films; Courtesy Smoking Dogs Films and Lisson Gallery.