2015_04_08_HIX_BROWNS_Mayfair_5461[Artist Mat Collishaw and Chef Mark Hix in HIX Mayfair with the F-lamed duck artist dish. Mounted on wall behind, ‘Lame Duck 1, Lame Duck 2 and Lame Duck 3’ by Mat Collishaw]

The second Brown’s London Art Weekend will take place in Mayfair and St. James’s from 3rd – 5th July 2015. For 150 years Mayfair’s galleries and auction houses have welcomed the world’s greatest art collectors, and this event is the ultimate celebration of this London heartland, rich with art galleries. Halcyon Gallery_2_1 - Copy
[Halcyon Gallery]

The public will get to experience the unrivalled quality and diversity of this key art market destination as 100 galleries and auction houses open their doors to the public for this exciting event. With talks, walks, and 100 exhibitions to see, Brown’s London Art Weekend offers a unique opportunity for art lovers to explore the capital’s greatest private galleries.

Brown’s Hotel will be hosting a programme of specialist art talks over the course of the weekend, covering topics from ‟How to start your art collection’ to ‟Fashion in Art” and ‟The history of art in Mayfair”. Each talk will be hosted by a leading art expert and will last 45 minutes at £30 (including refreshments).

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Mark Hix, Director of Food at Brown’s Hotel, has collaborated with artists whose works are displayed in HIX Mayfair at Brown‟s, creating an innovative, seasonal and delicious menu including dishes such as: Glen Ligon’s inked spelt with cuttlefish and sea purslane, Peter Peri-Peri Dorset blue lobster and Lancashire spring chicken and Mat Collisha’s f-lam’d duck with New Forest cherries (see image above).

This special Artists Menu will be available in HIX Mayfair from 3rd – 5th July 2015. For those who would like a creative tipple, Hix presents The Artist’s Collection, a palette of colourful mini cocktails (£20 per palette of 4 mini cocktails).

The Artist's Collection Mini Cocktails with Mat Collishaw[Mat Collishaw with The Artist’s Collection cocktail palette. Behind, ‘Untitled (orange, black and green)’ 1995, by Fiona Rae]

Browns London Art Weekend is once again led by Brown’s Hotel, situated on Albemarle Street, surrounded by the many galleries taking part in the event. The understated elegance of Brown’s Hotel and its location make it a popular choice for art collectors, gallery owners and artists.

Bowman Sculpture_Le Penseur_Rodin_1 - Copy[Le Penseur Rodin. Bowman Sculpture]

Each participating gallery will be open from 11am – 5pm on Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th July 2015, many of which will be hosting talks.

Guests are advised to sign up to attend talks Brown’s London Art Weekend 3rd till 5th July