Spring into action.
What: Two hundred and fifty life-size baby elephants decorated by artists and celebrities on the streets of London bring awareness to the endangered Asian species and raise money for Elephant Family charity.
Why: It’s wild.
When: Mon.-4 July.
Where: Around Central London.
Stillness at the Speed of Light
What: Light artist Chris Levine shows a collection of holographic portraits of legendary pop icon Grace Jones.
Why: Light boxes, video installations and limited editions for sale.
When: Fri.-14 May. Mon.-Wed., Fri. & Sat., 11:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m.; Thurs., 11:30 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sun., noon-6 p.m.
Where: The Vinyl Factory, 51 Poland St., W1F 7QH. Admission is free.
Quinault, by Yoshihiko Ueda
What: Japanese artist shows a series of breathtaking and seductive photographs of a rare rain forest in Washington State.
Why: Exhibition closes this weekend — see it before it’s too late.
When: Thurs. & Fri., noon-6 p.m.; Sat., 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: Michael Hoppen Gallery, 3 Jubilee Pl., SW3 3TD (020 7352 3649).
Patchwork Social Workshop
What: Use a simple kit to sew together nine squares that will become part of a larger quilt donated to children’s charity Project Linus UK.
Why: Coffee, tea and biscuits are provided.
When: Sat. & Sun., 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Victoria & Albert Museum, Sackler Centre, Cromwell Rd., SW7 2RL (020 7942 2211).
Andrew Martin Cushions
What: Decorate your sofa or bed with the exclusive new collection emblazoned with classic Hollywood images from Picturegoer magazine (£49).
Why: You want a picture-perfect home.
When: Mon.-Wed. & Fri., 9:30 a.m.-8 p.m.; Thurs., 9:30 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sat., 9:30 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., noon-6 p.m.
Where: John Lewis, 300 Oxford St., W1A 1EX (020 7629 7711).
Photo: Courtesy of Elephant Parade