Current Exhibition

Inspired by Soane

I found this and thought of you...

19 May - 6 June
Entry is FREE

See original artwork by some of the world's best and most celebrated artists, architects, creatives and fashion designers, and help us raise money for the Soane.


Works by Christopher Bailey, for Burberry (l) and Jon Snow (r)

Fashion designers Manolo Blahnik, Christopher Bailey, and Paul Smith, artists Maggi Hambling and Antony Gormley, architect Zaha Hadid, and presenter Jon Snow are among the 100 personalities that have contributed postcard artworks to this exhibition, inspired by objects from the Museum's collection that are not normally on public display. Over 140 unique, beautiful and highly creative pieces are shown, in a variety of artistic mediums, from paintings, photographs and collages, to sculpture, metalwork and ceramics. 

Win a postcard!

Visitors are being offered the chance to take part in a raffle to win one of the works from the show, and the money raised will go towards digitising 18,000 items from Soane's drawings collection, ensuring that they are available online to be accessed by audiences around the world. A minimum donation of £350 gives one entry into the draw to win a postcard. Thanks to the generosity of the Leon Levy Foundation, all monies rasied will be matched, so for every £1 raised the Museum will receive a further £1.

Enter the raffle 


Zaha Hadid ©Zaha Hadid Architects


Support Inspired by Soane

We also welcome donations of all sizes as these too will be matched by the Leon Levy Foundation, and will make double the difference to the Museum. Please consider donating what you can, and help us to reach our target to ensure expanded access to the Museum’s drawings collection.

Donate to the campaign


Simon Hurst

Inspired by Soane postcard book

A collection of 50 highlights from the exhibition - including the artworks by Antony Gormley, Zaha Hadid and Paul Smith - are available to buy in a postcard book from the Soane Shop and online. Every purchase supports the Museum.

Inspired by Soane: I found this and thought of you... runs from 19 May - 6 June 2015. Entry is free. Valid entires will be drawn at random to determine the winners of each postcard, shortly after the exhibition closes. For more information on how you can support the Museum please contact Cara Hepburn (E: (this email requires javascript) T: 020 7440 4243).