For 150 years Mayfair's galleries and auction houses have welcomed the world's greatest art collectors, and this event is the ultimate celebration of this London heartland, rich with art galleries. Mayfair is inviting everyone and anyone to experience the unrivalled quality and diversity of this key art market destination as over 60 galleries and auction houses open their doors to the public for the event. With free talks, walks, and over 60 exhibitions to see, Brown's London Art Weekend offers a unique opportunity for art lovers to explore the capital's greatest private galleries.
The event is once again led by Brown's Hotel, situated on Albemarle Street, surrounded by the many galleries taking part in the weekend. Recommended walks have been designed by some of London's leading creatives including Paul Smith, Nicole Farhi, Gemma Levine, Kate Goodwin and a series of specialist talks will also be available. Building on the festival feel of the weekend, the Royal Academy will take to the streets for a vibrant day-long free arts festival. Presenting artists' installations, practical workshops and performances, street-food, music and entertainment.
Brown's Hotel will also be calling all cocktail lovers to The Donovan Bar to try the specially created Artini. The summery gin based cocktail with apple, peach and refreshing citrus tones, served in a ‘paintpot' glass with a paintbrush swizzle stick, is the ultimate in cocktail artistry.
The third annual Brown's London Art Weekend which will take place in Mayfair and St. James's from 1st – 3rd July 2016.