Want a retreat from city life without having to travel far? Take a trip to the Royal Academy to see their current exhibition Painting the Modern Garden from Monet to Matisse. The cool blue and green tones of the wall color to the relaxing nature of some of the most famous garden paintings create a tranquil haven. You can view the evolution of garden paintings, see the influence of Japanese woodblock prints on artists such as Monet as well as review botanical archive material from Kew Gardens. This exhibition is sure to let you unwind and enjoy nature’s beauty.