Turner and the Sea, National Maritime Museum

Given Britain’s fine maritime heritage, and the painter John Mallard William Turner’s unerring ability to capture the mercurial nature of the sea, it is perhaps surprising that there has never been a full-scale exhibition of his marine paintings before now, especially when one considers that his seascapes make up more than half of his output.

The Keeper’s House, Royal Academy of Arts

The Keeper’s House was built in the 1870s as the central London home of the Keeper of the Royal Academy – the person who is responsible for the Royal Academy Schools. The current Keeper, printmaker Eileen Cooper, has a private studio at the top of the refurbished Keeper’s house where she continues to work, while