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SURGE Public Opening

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The Courtauld Institute of Art

Strand

London

WC2R 0RN

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SURGE: A glimpse into the future of the contemporary art scene

A glimpse into the future of the contemporary art scene, this year’s exhibition, titled SURGE will set a new precedent in exhibiting the work of emerging student artists. At the heart of this year’s exhibition is the concept of collaboration, between the art worlds future curators and creators.

Over the course of two days The Courtauld will open its doors to the public who will be able to see the works on show, join a curator led tour and take part in a collage workshop led by Royal College of Art student Larry Amponsah. Find out more via our Facebook page , website and Instagram.

If you are interested in a curator led tour please book the correlating ticket. Your ticket for the tour also covers admission.

Please note that this EVENT IS TICKETED and there are LIMITED PLACES AVAILABLE.

All queries regarding this event should be directed to Nia and our events team at nia.thomas@courtauld.ac.uk



FAQs

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

By London Underground
Nearest stations:

  • Temple (Circle & District lines; 250 metres, 5-minute walk)
  • Covent Garden (Piccadilly line; 650m, 8min)
  • Charing Cross (Bakerloo & Northern lines; 700m, 10min)
  • Embankment (Circle & District lines; 700m, 10min)

By rail
Nearest stations:

  • Charing Cross (700m, 10min)
  • Blackfriars (1km, 13min)
  • Waterloo (1km, 13min)

By bus
Buses 1, 4, 6, 9, 11, 13, 15, 23, 26, 59, 68, 76, 87, 91, 139, 168, 171, 172, 176, 188, 243, 341, 521, RV1 and X68 all pass along the Strand and/or Aldwych, stopping within 100-200 metres of Somerset House.

By river
River Bus Services RB1, RB2 and RB6 all stop at Embankment Pier, roughly 600 metres from Somerset House.

By bicycle
There are bike stands on the Strand, Aldwych and Victoria Embankment, close to Somerset House. Please note that there is no bike parking in The Edmond J. Safra Fountain Court or within Somerset House itself, and all bikes attached to our buildings or railings will be removed
There are several Santander Cycles docking stations near Somerset House.

By car
There’s no car parking at Somerset House, and very little on-street parking nearby. The closest car park is on Parker Street, WC2B 5NT. Our Access page contains details of accessible parking for Blue Badge-holders.
Somerset House sits within the Congestion Charge zone.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

All queries regarding this event should be directed to our events team. Please contact Nia via email at nia.thomas@courtauld.ac.uk

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The Courtauld Institute of Art

Strand

London

WC2R 0RN

United Kingdom

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