As the summer sun fades we’ve been looking for the best exhibitions to visit this Autumn to keep us busy. From fascinating journeys through time at the Natural History Museum and Museum of London to stepping onto a fully immersive moving artwork in Liverpool, read on to discover our must-see exhibitions for this half of 2016.
1. Colour and Vision, through the eyes of nature.
Where: The Natural History Museum, London When: till November 6th 2016 Follow a 565-million-year journey through the eyes of nature. Uncover how vision first evolved and how colour in animals suddenly became the difference between life and death. Marvel at nature’s spectacular palette and see how a rainbow of pigments and iridescence can be used as a warning, a disguise or even an irresistible invitation. Colour in nature is a big influence for art, design and innovation. The exhibition features more than 350 rarely seen specimens, from beautiful birds to fossils of the first organisms with eyes as well as a host of interactive experiences. More info here.
2. Fire Fire
Where: Museum of London, London When: Until 17th April 2017
Discover London before, during and after the Great Fire of 1666 in an interactive exhibition marking the 350th anniversary of this infamous disaster. Experience the destruction of London through the eyes of people who were there at the time, explore the evidence for yourself and find out how the city rose from the ashes in this interactive exhibition. More info here.