Barbican Art Gallery  

 
 
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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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Strange and Familiar: Britain as Revealed by International PhotographersStrange and Familiar: Britain as Revealed by International PhotographersStrange and Familiar: Britain as Revealed by International Photographers Celebrated British photographer Martin Parr curates this Barbican exhibition which looks at how the UK has been caught on camera by international photographers such as Henri Cartier-Bresson, Robert Frank and David Glodblatt. Strange and Familiar presents a portrait of modern Britain, from the 1930s onwards, captured by some of2016-05-03T00:00:00+01002016-06-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions
DATES  16th March to 19th June 2016
Celebrated British photographer Martin Parr curates this Barbican exhibition which looks at how the UK has been caught on camera by international photographers such as Henri Cartier-Bresson, Robert Frank and David Glodblatt. Strange and Familiar presents a portrait of modern Britain, from the 1930s onwards, captured by some of... More about this event
 
The VulgarThe Vulgar What makes something vulgar? Drawing on a wealth of stunning exhibits from the Renaissance to the 18th, late 20th and 21st centuries, The Vulgar attempts to answer this question. Curated by exhibition-maker Judith Clark and psychoanalyst Adam Phillips, this Barbican exhibition shows how fashion often changes the definition of the word.2016-10-13T00:00:00+01002017-02-05T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Art Gallery,   Silk Street      EC2 8DS
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions
DATES  13th October 2016 to 5th February 2017
What makes something vulgar? Drawing on a wealth of stunning exhibits from the Renaissance to the 18th, late 20th and 21st centuries, The Vulgar attempts to answer this question. Curated by exhibition-maker Judith Clark and psychoanalyst Adam Phillips, this Barbican exhibition shows how fashion often changes the definition of the word.... More about this event
 

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Citadines London Barbican Apart-Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £80  28% off
7-21 Goswell Road, EC1M | 4 minutes from Barbican Art Gallery
Just North of the city, these well-appointed family apartments offer an idyllic little spot for parents with children. At the weekend, the city is a wonderfully ... More
 
 
 
Malmaison London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £50  27% off
18-21 Charterhouse Square, EC1M | 5 minutes from Barbican Art Gallery
Malmaison London has been stunningly converted into the finest boutique hotel in London. Right on the edge of trendy Clerkenwell and within the sound of bow ... More
 
 
 
Apex London Wall Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £86  31% 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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Alternative Art Galleries nearest Barbican Art Gallery

Nearest to Barbican Art Gallery
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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
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
80 Basinghall Street, EC2V | 6 minutes from Barbican Art Gallery
Learn about the square mile, the area's 800 year history, its people and its architecture, at The City Centre, where exhibitions, public events ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Barbican Art Gallery

The best museums, galleries, attractions near 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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St Bartholomew the Great
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
West Smithfield, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 5 minutes from Barbican Art Gallery
St Bartholomew the Great is a historic church founded in 1123 and the oldest parish church in the City of London. Features include the pre-Reformation octagonal ... More
 
 
 
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Near Barbican Art Gallery
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Architecture on Stage: John Lanchester In Conversation With Rowan Moore
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Tuesday 3rd May 2016
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | 1 minute from Barbican Art Gallery
A discussion of the issues at stake with the election of a new mayor....More
 
 
 
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Tattoo London
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 29th January to 8th May 2016
Museum of London, 150 London Wall, EC2Y | 3 minutes from Barbican Art Gallery
Exploring the rich history of tattooing in London - looking back to the days when Captain Cook made his adventures to the Pacific - the ...More
 
 
 
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Eva Grubinger
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 1st April to 28th May 2016 - 11am-6pm
Bloomberg SPACE, 50 Finsbury Square, EC2A | 6 minutes from Barbican Art Gallery
Five sculptural works based on enlarged vexier puzzles; the artist is asking us to look to the reasons why the ancient Chinese invented these brain-teasing trinkets....More
 
 
 
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Near Barbican Art Gallery
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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
In the two theatre spaces - the Barbican Theatre and the Pit - you can enjoy everything from gritty reality to far-flung fantasy, from dance ... More
 
 
 
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Zwemmer Bookshop
London > Shopping > Books
The Barbican Centre, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 1 minute from Barbican Art Gallery
Specialises in books on art ... More
 
 
 
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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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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
London > Restaurants >
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
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | 1 minute from Barbican Art Gallery
In the centre of Osteria , the Italian restaurant on the second floor of the Barbican Centre, is ... More
 
 
 
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Guildhall School Of Music And Drama
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 1 minute from Barbican Art Gallery
Careers and Student advice ... More
 
 
 
Museum of London Access & Learning
London > Education > Evening Classes
London Wall, City, London EC2Y | 3 minutes from Barbican Art Gallery
Courses in history, archaeology and creative writing... More
 
 
 
University of Law
London > Education > Law
2 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 4 minutes from Barbican Art Gallery
The University of Law is a national institution with branches all over the UK. Along with BPP and City, the University of Law is widely recognised ... More
 
 
 
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Bodymotion Chiropractic and Sports Injuries Clinic
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Wood Street, Barbican, City, London EC2Y | 2 minutes from Barbican Art Gallery
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Barbican Acupuncture
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
1 Wallside, City, London EC2Y | 2 minutes from Barbican Art Gallery
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Postman's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
King Edward Street, City, London EC4M | 5 minutes from Barbican Art Gallery
Bounded in by surrounding office buildings, Postman's Park's appeal lies in what it symbolises as much as how it looks. Located just north of St Paul's ... 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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El Vino
London > Nightlife > Bars
3 Bastion Highwalk, 125 London Wall, City, London EC2Y | 3 minutes from Barbican Art Gallery
Wine Bar ... More
 
 
 
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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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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near 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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Brewers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Aldermanbury Square, Moorgate, City, London EC2V | 4 minutes from Barbican Art Gallery
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Another World: Losing Our Children To Islamic State
Theatre | Until 7th May 2016 

Temporary Theatre (formerly The Shed) 11 minutes walk from Barbican Art Gallery

Novelist and writer Gillian Slovo presents a piece of verbatim documentary theatre, compiled from interviews conducted and directed by Nicolas ...More

Cleansed
Cleansed
Theatre | Until 5th May 2016 

National Theatre: Dorfman Theatre 11 minutes walk from Barbican Art Gallery

With Lyric Hammersmith presenting the first-ever operatic adaptation of a Sarah Kane play, there's another first ...More

 
The Suicide
The Suicide
Theatre | Until 25th June 2016 

National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 11 minutes walk from Barbican Art Gallery

Currently Writer in Residence at the National Theatre Studio, Suhayla El-Bushra takes The Suicide ...More

 
The Flick
The Flick
Theatre | Until 15th June 2016 

National Theatre: Dorfman Theatre 11 minutes walk from Barbican Art Gallery

Annie Baker's Pulitzer Prize-winning drama The Flick transfers direct from New York to the ...More

 
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
Theatre | Until 18th May 2016 

National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 11 minutes walk from Barbican Art Gallery

Having first opened at the National in 1989, August Wilson's Ma Rainey's Black Bottom ...More

 
Dr Johnsons Houses
Tours | Until 31st December 2016 

Dr Johnson's House 13 minutes walk from Barbican Art Gallery

A 300 year old town house, nestled amongst a maze of courts and alleys. It was built in 1700 and ...More

Unseen City: Photos by Martin Parr
Unseen City: Photos by Martin Parr
Exhibitions | Until 31st July 2016 

Guildhall Art Gallery 18 minutes walk from Barbican Art Gallery

For two years acclaimed British photographer Martin Parr was the City of London's official photographer-in-residence. Between 2013 and 2015 ...More

 
Night Howls Comedy
Comedy | On 4th May 2016 

The Betsey Trotwood 19 minutes walk from Barbican Art Gallery

Surreal and offbeat humour based around a selection of props, from Spencer Jones. Also featuring Toby, Fraser Millward, Alison Thea-Skot, ...More

Sheela Gowda
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Barbican Art Gallery

Works including the large-scale installation Behold, which consists of two contrasting materials, steel car bumpers and knotted human hair....More

Painting After Technology
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Barbican Art Gallery

Paintings from the last decade that reflect the process of mark-making in a period of radical technological change....More

 
 
 
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