Barbican Art Gallery  

 
 
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Silk Street, City, London EC2 8DS
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Mon & Wed & Fri & Sat & Sun 11am-8pm, Tue & Thu 11am-6pm | daily 11am-8pm (except Tue & Wed until 6pm), Open late every Thu until 10pm | Closed 24th to 26th December. Open New Year's day.
 
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Barbican Art GalleryThe Barbican is renowned as one of London's top venues for theatre, art and dance. At the Barbican Art Gallery on level 3 you get must-see exhibitions by acclaimed architects, Turner prize-winning artists and famous photographers as well as major exhibitions by leading international figures. Each exhibition comes with a programme of often thought-provoking talks and events.

 

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Basquiat: Boom for RealBasquiat: Boom for RealThis September, the Barbican hosts the first large-scale exhibition in the UK on late American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. Basquiat: Boom for Real draws from international museums and private collections to showcase the work of the pioneering prodigy of the downtown New York art scene, who came to the media's attention in 1978 when he teamed up wi2017-09-21T00:00:00+01002018-01-28T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Art Gallery,   Silk Street      EC2 8DS
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions
PRICING  Standard £16, concession £12
DATES  21st September 2017 to 28th January 2018
This September, the Barbican hosts the first large-scale exhibition in the UK on late American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. Basquiat: Boom for Real draws from international museums and private collections to showcase the work of the pioneering prodigy of the downtown New York art scene, who came to the media's attention in 1978 when he teamed up wi... More about this event
 

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Apex London Wall Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £97  35% off
7-9 Copthall Avenue, EC2R | 7 minutes from Barbican Art Gallery
In the heart of the financial district and close to the Bank of England, the newly opened Apex London Wall Hotel, is within walking distance of ... More
 
 
 
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49-50 St John's Square, EC1V | 9 minutes from Barbican Art Gallery
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St John's Square 86-88 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M | 9 minutes from Barbican Art Gallery
Found in the trendy neighbourhood of Clerkenwell, The Zetter Hotel provides stylish boutique accommodation within a converted Victorian warehouse. With 59 rooms, each individually designed and ... More
 
 
 
 
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Barbican - Curve Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Ground Level, Barbican Centre, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 1 minute from Barbican Art Gallery
Part of the Barbican Centre for arts and conferences the Curve Gallery, situated on the ground floor, has changing exhibitions of photography, art and design. ... More
 
 
 
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Host Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
1 Honduras Street, City, London EC1Y | 6 minutes from Barbican Art Gallery
Host was established in 2005 by Jon Levy, director of foto8, and Adrian Evans, director of Panos Pictures. Photojournalism - from classical black and white reportage ... More
 
 
 
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The City Centre
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80 Basinghall Street, EC2V | 6 minutes from Barbican Art Gallery
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Barbican Conservatory
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Gallery Floor (Level 3), Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 1 minute from Barbican Art Gallery
Home to over 2,000 species of tropical plants and trees, the Barbican's Conservatory is a hidden tropical oasis in the heart of the city. So it ... More
 
 
 
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Museum of London
London > Attractions > Museums
150 London Wall, City, London EC2Y | 3 minutes from Barbican Art Gallery
Experience the real flavour of London life from the prehistoric to present day when you visit the Museum of London, a modern ... More
 
 
 
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London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
West Smithfield, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 5 minutes from Barbican Art Gallery
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Obsession
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 19th April to 20th May 2017
Barbican Art Gallery, Silk Street, EC2Y | 1 minute from Barbican Art Gallery
Renowned director Ivo van Hove takes on Visconti's Obsession this spring, forming one part of a three production Toneelgroep Amsterdam residency at the Barbican. The month-long ...More
 
 
 
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Perspectives Of Destruction: Images Of London, 1940-44
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 1st February to 8th May 2017 - 10am-5.30pm
Barbican Art Gallery, 150 London Wall, EC2Y | 3 minutes from Barbican Art Gallery
This exhibition explores the way artists and photographers responded to the bombing of London during the Second World War. Includes work by painter Graham Sutherland, Bill ...More
 
 
 
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Barbican Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 1 minute from Barbican Art Gallery
The Barbican Centre's two theatre spaces - the Barbican Theatre and The Pit - offer everything from gritty reality to far-flung fantasy, from dance to ... More
 
 
 
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Barbican Centre
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 1 minute from Barbican Art Gallery
Described by the Queen as 'one of the wonders of the modern world' , the Barbican Centre has also been voted 'London's ugliest building'. Ugly or ... More
 
 
 
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Barbican The Pit
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 1 minute from Barbican Art Gallery
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Barbican Chimes Music Shop
London > Shopping > Music Shops
Cromwell Tower, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 1 minute from Barbican Art Gallery
Tucked away near the Barbican multi-arts centre and the world-renowned Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Chimes Music is in illustrious company. Since opening in 1983 ... More
 
 
 
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Flittner
London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
86 Moorgate, City, London EC2M | 6 minutes from Barbican Art Gallery
An old-fashioned barber’s patronised by city gentlemen and established in 1904. As well as a shampoo and cut you can also have the traditional hot towel ... More
 
 
 
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Ted Baker & Friends
London > Shopping > Clothing
120 Cheapside, City, London EC2V | 7 minutes from Barbican Art Gallery
We love the average Ted Baker store but with Ted Baker & Friends the cool fashion label has taken the shopping experience one step further - ... More
 
 
 
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Searcy's Bar and Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
The Barbican Centre, Level 2, City, London EC2Y | 1 minute from Barbican Art Gallery
Modern European cuisine. Booking advised. Dress smart casual. ... More
 
 
 
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Bonfire
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1st floor Barbican Centre, City, London EC2Y | 1 minute from Barbican Art Gallery
Only quality ingredients are used at Bonfire, the burger bar on the first floor of the brilliant multi-purpose Barbican Centre arts hub. Burgers at Bonfire - ... More
 
 
 
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Osteria
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Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | 1 minute from Barbican Art Gallery
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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 6 minutes from Barbican Art Gallery
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LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 7 minutes from Barbican Art Gallery
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London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 12 minutes from Barbican Art Gallery
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London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
King Edward Street, City, London EC4M | 5 minutes from Barbican Art Gallery
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London > Leisure > Golf
12 Smithfield Street, City, London EC1A | 8 minutes from Barbican Art Gallery
OK, so you may not be able to soak up the rays on this indoor course but it’s a brilliant idea that has been stylishly executed. ... More
 
 
 
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London Dance Academy
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The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 8 minutes from Barbican Art Gallery
London Dance Academy is a dance studio in the middle of the City, five minutes' walk from Old Street and Barbican, which offers dance classes and ... More
 
 
 
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The Old Red Cow
London > Nightlife > Pubs
71 Long Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 5 minutes from Barbican Art Gallery
One of the oldest pubs in Smithfield, The Old Red Cow has stood on this spot on Long Lane since the year dot. Steeped in history, ... More
 
 
 
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Fox & Anchor
London > Nightlife > Pubs
115 Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 6 minutes from Barbican Art Gallery
This renovated traditional pub in the heart of Clerkenwell has been serving the traders of nearby Smithfields Market for years. Under the Malmaison umbrella - the ... More
 
 
 
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The Hat & Feathers
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 Clerkenwell Road, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 7 minutes from Barbican Art Gallery
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Cocktail Trading Company Smithfield
London > Nightlife > Bars
50-52 Long Acre Lane, EC1A | 5 minutes from Barbican Art Gallery
Following the huge success of the Cocktail Trading Company in Oxford Circus, launched in January 2015, the award winning team ... More
 
 
 
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Artillery Arms
London > Nightlife > Bars
102 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 6 minutes from Barbican Art Gallery
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The Longroom
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18-20 St. John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 6 minutes from Barbican Art Gallery
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Barbican Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 1 minute from Barbican Art Gallery
The Barbican Centre is the jewel in London's artistic crown, with its theatres, concert halls, art galleries and cinema providing a year-round programme of ... More
 
 
 
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The Brewery
London > Business > Venue Hire
Chiswell Street, City, London EC1Y | 2 minutes from Barbican Art Gallery
While the City of London is not short of modern, flexible event-spaces, not many can claim to be located in a Grade II listed building, or ... More
 
 
 
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London > Business > Venue Hire
Aldermanbury Square, Moorgate, City, London EC2V | 4 minutes from Barbican Art Gallery
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Alex Mead And Jack Wates: Find Yourself
Exhibitions | Until 21st May 2017 

Barbican Centre EC2Y 8DS EC2 8DS - 0 minute walk from Barbican Art Gallery

A projected tapestry of live video feeds from around the Hall's adjacent spaces which audiences can explore the foyers to ...More

Sophie Clements: Shall I This Time Hold You'
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Barbican Centre EC2Y 8DS EC2 8DS - 0 minute walk from Barbican Art Gallery

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Barbican Centre EC2Y 8DS EC2 8DS - 0 minute walk from Barbican Art Gallery

Renowned director Ivo van Hove takes on Visconti's Obsession this spring, forming one part of a three production Toneelgroep Amsterdam ...More

 
The Japanese House: Architecture and Life After 1945
The Japanese House: Architecture and Life After 1945
Exhibitions | Until 25th June 2017 

Barbican Centre EC2Y 8DS EC2 8DS - 0 minute walk from Barbican Art Gallery

In 2017, the Barbican hosts the first major UK exhibition on Japanese domestic architecture from the end of the Second ...More

 
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Barbican Centre EC2Y 8DS EC2 8DS - 0 minute walk from Barbican Art Gallery

This exhibition showcases a selection of the legendary photographer's work from Barenboim to U2 and from Rattle to Siouxsie Sioux....More

Perspectives Of Destruction: Images Of London, 1940-44
Exhibitions | Until 8th May 2017 

Museum of London 3 minutes walk from Barbican Art Gallery

This exhibition explores the way artists and photographers responded to the bombing of London during the Second World War. Includes ...More

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Exhibitions | Until 8th May 2017 

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Bill Viola
Exhibitions | Until 11th August 2018 

St Paul's Cathedral 9 minutes walk from Barbican Art Gallery

The internationally-acclaimed artist displays a second permanent large-scale installation, titled Mary, the first moving-image artworks to be installed in a ...More

Bill Viola: Mary
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2018 

St Paul's Cathedral 9 minutes walk from Barbican Art Gallery

Mary, the second permanent large-scale video installation by Bill Viola for St Paul's Cathedral is inaugurated in the North Quire ...More

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Grime and dubstep courtesy of MistaJam, with Rum Committee and Rag'N'Bone Man....More

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