William Hogarth (1697-1764), A Rake’s Progress, 4: The Arrest (detail), 1734. Oil on canvas, 62.5 x 75.2. Sir John Soane’s Museum, London

Hogarth: Place and Progress

All of the paintings and engravings in Hogarth's series will be united for the first time to examine his complex views on morality, the society and the city.

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Welcome to Sir John Soane’s Museum

Wednesday to Sunday, 10:00 to 17:00
Last entry 16:30
Open on most Bank Holidays

Closed 23–26 and 30–31 December, 6–15 January 2020

Entry is free. 

Timed Tickets are required to enter the Museum.


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Soane Lates: Hogarth After Hours

25 Oct 2019

Explore Hogarth: Place and Progress after normal opening hours, accompanied with a Sipsmith Gin & Tonic.


Three key artworks from 'Hogarth: Place and Progress'

Hogarth: Place and Progress unites all of Hogarth’s series at Sir John Soane’s Museum from 9 October. With some 56 paintings and engravings on display, this blog highlights three of key works from this major exhibition.



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  • 13 Sep 2019

    Kenneth Frampton to deliver Soane Medal Lecture 2019


    Kenneth Frampton, renowned British architect, critic, historian and Professor of Architecture at Columbia University, New York, will be the recipient of the 2019 Soane Medal. Awarded annually, the Soane Medal recognises architects and critics who have made a major contribution to their field through practice, education, history or theory, and in doing so have furthered and enriched the public understanding of architecture.

  • 29 May 2019

    London Festival of Architecture 2019 at the Soane


    This June sees the return of London Festival of Architecture. To celebrate, the Soane is launching a programme of pop-up exhibitions and events centred around LFA 2019's theme of Boundaries.