The Rolling Stones have announced their first ever Exhibition World Tour which opens at the Saatchi Gallery in London in April 2016.
Named EXHIBITIONISM will run for 22 weeks from April to September 2016. It promises to be the most comprehensive insight into the group who have been described by critics as ‘The Greatest Rock ‘n’ Roll Band’.
EXHIBITIONISM will take over the entire two floors of the Saatchi Gallery with nine thematic galleries.
EXHIBITIONISM combines over 500 original Stones' artefacts, with cinematic and interactive technologies offering an immersive insight into the band's fifty year history.
The exhibition includes 'never seen before ‘dressing room and backstage paraphernalia to rare instruments; original stage designs, their costumes, rare audio tracks and video footage; personal diaries; poster and album cover artwork; and a wraparound cinematic experiences that celebrate every aspect of their career.
Centre stage is the musical heritage that took them from a London blues band in the early 1960s to the world famous band they are today.
Collaborations and work by a vast array of artists, designers, musicians and writers will be included - from Andy Warhol, Shepard Fairey, Alexander McQueen, and Ossie Clark to Tom Stoppard and Martin Scorsese.
During the run of the show a limited number of evenings are available for exclusive hospitality events either for an intimate gathering or a larger event.
The Saatchi Gallery is located at the Duke of York's HQ in King's Road by Sloane Square in central London. The Saatchi Gallery occupies the entire 70,000 square feet of the building with all rooms available for hire for both large and small events, with a capacity of up to 1500 people.