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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Lee Krasner: Living ColourLee Krasner: Living ColourLee Krasner: Living ColourOne of the pioneers of Abstract Expressionism, Lee Krasner, is the subject of a solo exhibition at the Barbican Art Gallery which tells the story of a formidable artist whose importance has often been eclipsed by her marriage to Jackson Pollock. The first retrospective of her work in Europe for over 50 years, Lee Krasner: Living Colour features nea2019-06-18T00:00:00+01002019-09-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Art Gallery,   Silk Street      EC2 8DS
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting
DATES  30th May to 1st September 2019
One of the pioneers of Abstract Expressionism, Lee Krasner, is the subject of a solo exhibition at the Barbican Art Gallery which tells the story of a formidable artist whose importance has often been eclipsed by her marriage to Jackson Pollock. The first retrospective of her work in Europe for over 50 years, Lee Krasner: Living Colour features nea... More about this event
 
Into the Night: Cabarets and Clubs in Modern ArtInto the Night: Cabarets and Clubs in Modern ArtInto the Night: Cabarets and Clubs in Modern ArtCabarets, cafes and clubs across the world, from London to New York, Paris to Mexico City, are brought together at the Barbican Art Gallery through over 200 works from the 1880s to the 1960s. Into the Night offers an alternative history of modern art that highlights the spirit of experimentation and collaboration between artists, performers, design2019-10-04T00:00:00+01002020-01-19T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Art Gallery,   Silk Street      EC2 8DS
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting
DATES  4th October 2019 to 19th January 2020
Cabarets, cafes and clubs across the world, from London to New York, Paris to Mexico City, are brought together at the Barbican Art Gallery through over 200 works from the 1880s to the 1960s. Into the Night offers an alternative history of modern art that highlights the spirit of experimentation and collaboration between artists, performers, design... More about this event
 
 

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Barbican Tube Station
 
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Hoxton Overground Station
 
22 minutes walk
 
 
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Apex London Wall Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £99  34% 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
 
 
 
The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £195  21% off
49-50 St John's Square, EC1V | 9 minutes from Barbican Art Gallery
Located nearby to trendy neighbourbood Farringdon, The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell has been affectionately named the Great Aunt of the original Zetter Hotel. Within the Georgian townhouse, ... More
 
 
 
The Zetter Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £105  27% off
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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Alternative Art Galleries nearest Barbican Art Gallery

Nearest to Barbican Art Gallery
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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AI: More Than Human
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 16th May to 26th August 2019
Barbican Art Gallery, Silk Street, EC2Y | 1 minute from Barbican Art Gallery
A major centre-wide exhibition presented in a festival style at the Barbican Centre, AI: More than Human delves into our relationship with artificial intelligence, exploring how ...More
 
 
 
Today Only
The Weimar Republic: Germany's First Democracy
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Tuesday 18th June 2019 - 6pm-7pm
Barbican Art Gallery, 150 London Wall, EC2Y | 3 minutes from Barbican Art Gallery
Literary & Education, Lecture....More
 
 
 
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Now On
The Nomad Cinema 2019
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: 18th June to 19th July 2019
Barbican Art Gallery, 1 Ropemaker Street, EC2Y | 4 minutes from Barbican Art Gallery
The open air Nomad Cinema comes to Citypoint this summer for two four day stints in June and July. Screened Tuesday to Friday, the first week ...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
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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The best shops and markets near 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Near 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
City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
 
 
 
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LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 7 minutes from Barbican Art Gallery
This gorgeous 18th century Grade I listed Hawksmoor church is one of a number of London churches which has, in recent years, been converted into a ... More
 
 
 
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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 12 minutes from Barbican Art Gallery
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Urban Golf
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Dance Academy
London > Leisure >
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 best pubs near London Barbican Art Gallery.
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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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Hat & Feathers
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 Clerkenwell Road, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 7 minutes from Barbican Art Gallery
... More
 
 
 
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Barbican Art Gallery clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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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
... More
 
 
 
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Simmons Farringdon
London > Nightlife > Bars
105 Charterhouse Street, EC1M | 6 minutes from Barbican Art Gallery
The rapidly expanding Simmons Group has cracked the code when it comes to running a successful drinking spot with its bars (13 and counting) opening up ... More
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
... More
 
 
 

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Lee Krasner: Living Colour
Exhibitions | Until 1st September 2019 

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

Abstract expressionist paintings by the pioneering artist whose importance was shadowed by her marriage to Jackson Pollock....More

AI: More Than Human
AI: More Than Human
Exhibitions | Until 26th August 2019 

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

A major centre-wide exhibition presented in a festival style at the Barbican Centre, AI: More than Human delves into our ...More

 
The Weimar Republic: Germany's First Democracy
Exhibitions | On 18th June 2019 

Museum of London 3 minutes walk from Barbican Art Gallery

Literary & Education, Lecture....More

Beasts of London
Beasts of London
Exhibitions | Until 5th January 2020 

Museum of London 3 minutes walk from Barbican Art Gallery

From the soaring eagle to the infectious bacterium, Beasts of London shows the history of London, seen from the perspective ...More

 
Feliks Topolski: Drawing Debden
Exhibitions | Until 31st July 2019 

Bank of England Museum 8 minutes walk from Barbican Art Gallery

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Queen of Hoxton Rooftop: Las Mexicanas
Queen of Hoxton Rooftop: Las Mexicanas
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 4th October 2019 

The Queen Of Hoxton 11 minutes walk from Barbican Art Gallery

Tacos, tequila and giant frozen margaritas are the order of the day at the Queen of Hoxton Rooftop, which takes ...More

 
Hanami Terrace: Nobu Hotel London Shoreditch
Hanami Terrace: Nobu Hotel London Shoreditch
Exhibitions | Until 1st September 2019 

Nobu Hotel Shoreditch London 11 minutes walk from Barbican Art Gallery

To celebrate the Japanese Cherry Blossom, or Sakura, the terrace at Nobu Hotel London Shoreditch has been transformed into a ...More

 
Any Given Bank Holiday: Bottomless Aperol Spritz Brunch
Any Given Bank Holiday: Bottomless Aperol Spritz Brunch
Foodie Events | Until 26th December 2019 

The Piano Works 12 minutes walk from Barbican Art Gallery

For bottomless brunch with a side of live music, head to The Piano Works. Both the West End and Farringdon ...More

 
Meet Robin Smith at Waterstones Leadenhall Market
Exhibitions | On 18th June 2019 

Waterstone's - Leadenhall Market 13 minutes walk from Barbican Art Gallery

Meet beloved Hampshire and England Cricketer, Robin Smith, who will be signing copies of his book 'The Judge'...More

Maria Berrio, Caroline Walker, Flora Yukhnovich
Exhibitions | Until 27th July 2019 

Victoria Miro 14 minutes walk from Barbican Art Gallery

A group show of three young painters, whose distinctive work references themes of gender, the workplace and migration....More

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Moon Festival
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Exhibitions | From 19th July 

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In the year of the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing and in the ...More

 
Pride in London at St Martins Lane Hotel
Pride in London at St Martins Lane Hotel
Exhibitions | From 28th June 

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St Martins Lane Hotel celebrates Pride in London ...More

 
Floral Court Al Fresco
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Foodie Events | From 7th July 

Petersham Nurseries Covent Garden

Enjoy an evening of music and food under the stars this July with Floral Court ...More

 
Burt Bacharach & Joss Stone
Burt Bacharach & Joss Stone
Concerts | From 16th July 

Hammersmith Apollo

The illustrious, Grammy Award-winning songwriter Burt Bacharach teams ...More

 
Apollo Nights Summer Series
Apollo Nights Summer Series
Concerts | From 16th July 

Hammersmith Apollo

The first ever Apollo Nights Summer Series opens ...More

 
Free Range 2019
Free Range 2019
Exhibitions | From 21st June 

The Old Truman Brewery

Every year Free Range, the UK's largest graduate art show, provides a platform for emerging ...More

 
The Grand Flaneur Walk
The Grand Flaneur Walk
Sporting Events | On 14th July 

Jermyn Street

In celebration of its 20th anniversary, 100th edition and the launch of its new fragrance, ...More

 
Sunday in the Park with George
Sunday in the Park with George
Theatre | From 11th June 

Savoy Theatre

Jake Gyllenhaal returns to the West End in ...More

 
The British Academy Summer Showcase
The British Academy Summer Showcase
Exhibitions | From 21st June 

The British Academy

Aimed at those with curious minds, the British ...More

 
Chelsea Summer Fete
Chelsea Summer Fete
Seasonal | On 22nd June 

Duke of York Square

Billed as 'the ultimate garden party', Chelsea Summer Fete brings music, sport, games and shopping ...More

 
Gigi's Hoxton
Gigi's Hoxton
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Taking over the former site of Zigfrid von Underbelly, Gigi's Hoxton is an all-day restaurant, ...More

 
The Lillie Langtry
The Lillie Langtry
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One of the great untouched jewels of west London and a well known pub in ...More

 
The Duke of Sussex
The Duke of Sussex
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Part of Hippo Inns, The Duke of Sussex overlooking Waterloo Millennium has one of the ...More

 
e&o Chelsea
e&o Chelsea
Dining 

On the Kings Road corner where Eight Over Eight used to be, an extensive refurb ...More

 
Applebee's Fish Pop Up
Applebee's Fish Pop Up
Dining 

Borough Market restaurant Applebee's Fish hosts a pop up on the Southbank for a four-month ...More

 
RIBA
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The home of the Royal Institute of British Architects in London, 66 Portland Place houses free exhibitions, a library, bookshop, cafe and bar....More

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Cate Blanchett comes to the National Theatre in 2019, the Spice Girls reunite and Christian Dior is the Designer of Dreams at the V&A. New musicals are dedicated to Dolly Parton, Pirates and Mary Poppins, ...More

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