There are thousands of hidden gems to discover in the many arts venues and institutions around London. Art lovers and collectors from around the world head to the city every year to discover some of the many rare pieces.
If you want to find the best art that the city has to offer, The Piccadilly Hotel London is the perfect place to begin your hunt. Whether you’re a fan of modern art or you prefer classical works, this collection of museums and galleries near our West End hotels London holds plenty of treasures waiting to be discovered.
National GalleryTrafalgar Square, London
If you’re looking for classical art during your time at our West End Hotels London, you won’t want to miss out on a trip to the famous National Gallery. Hume to hundreds of paintings that date back centuries, the beautiful gallery is a treasure trove of art that attracts millions of visitors every year.
As you make your way through the historic halls, you’ll come across timeless pieces such as ‘The Ambassadors’ which was painted by Hans Holbein in 1533 and ‘Wheatfield With Cypresses’ by legendary painter, Van Gogh in 1889. There are few places that hold so many rare pieces so be sure to visit the National Gallery on your next trip.
Serpentine GalleryHyde Park, London
Take a quick stroll to London’s most famous park and you’ll discover one of the most popular modern art hotspots in the city. The Serpentine Gallery has become one of the cornerstones of London’s contemporary art scene and hosts a huge collection of works from the biggest names in the business.
Whether you’re interested in discovering pieces from the hottest new faces in the world of modern art or you want to check out the contemporary classics, you’ll always be welcomed at the Serpentine Gallery. Some of the most notable works on show include collections by artists such as Grayson Perry and Zaha Hadid.
Mall GalleriesSt James’s, London
If you’re looking for the best when it comes to new releases and current commissions, there’s no better place to hunt for art than the Mall Galleries. The modern space provides a platform for some of the world’s most renowned artists to display their work. The Mall Gallery is also hotspot for art dealers and collectors thanks to its regular exhibitions and auctions. When you make your way to the gallery, you’ll find a wide variety of works in different genres by renowned living artists such as Toby Wiggins, Bernadett Timko and Sarah Spencer.
Tate BritainMillbank, London
Anyone with any knowledge of London’s vibrant art industry will be very familiar with the iconic Tate brand. The collection of renowned museums and galleries are known worldwide for exhibiting some of the best artwork on the planet. During your trip to Soho, be sure to head over to the Millbank area and check out some of the amazing paintings and exhibitions on display. You can find work by artists such as Francis Bacon, John Singer Sargent and John Everett Millais.