- Former home and studio of Victorian artist Lord Leighton
- Lavish oriental interiors
- Home to Lord Leighton’s grand studio and artwork
- Range of exhibitions held
- Holland Park location
Often describing historical objects while sat at the easel, certain painters are known for their incessant barrage of arti-facts. Brush up on history with today’s Groupon: £7 for an ‘Artists at Home’ walking tour and museum admission to Leighton House Museum. Furnished with dazzling interiors and ornate tiles shipped from Damascus, Leighton House Museum stands unspoiled in Kensington’s Holland Park. The historic site houses Victorian artist Lord Leighton’s famed artwork, with paintings and sculptures displayed in his grand studio. Exhibitions showcase classical artwork on a regular basis, while the Arab Hall and gilded ceilings appeal to aesthetic senses all year round.
Arriving at the famed building on one of three dates, guests can immerse themselves in the museum’s content from 10am onwards. The 90-minute walking tour will later lead observers around the Holland Park circle and Melbury Road, with guides sharing stories about the renowned artists that resided there. Striking studio-houses commissioned by leading painters and designed by lauded architects will be discovered, with visitors witnessing their historical splendour.
Sun 29 July 2012, 11am-12.30pm, or 1pm-2.30pm Sun 26 August 2012, 11am-12.30pm, or 1pm-2.30pm Sun 30 September 2012, 11am-12.30pm, or 1pm-2.30pm Leighton House open: 10am-5.30pmLeighton House Museum 12 Holland Park Road, London W14 8LZ Company Website