Gallery opening hours and information


Art Gallery
Trajal Harrell: Hoochie Koochie – A performance exhibition
Open Thu–Sun; 20–23 July; 27–30 July; 3–6 Aug; 10–13 Aug 2017
Thu & Fri: 2pm–9pm (last entry 8.30pm); Sat & Sun: 12pm–6pm (last entry 5.30pm)


Coming soon

Basquiat: Boom for Real (21 Sep 2017–28 Jan 2018)
Sun–Wed 10am–6pm (last entry 5.30pm) (bank holiday 12noon–6pm, last entry 5.30pm)
Thu–Sat 10am–10pm (last entry 9.30pm) (bank holiday 12noon–10pm, last entry 9.30pm)

Closed 24, 25 and 26 December 2017

The exhibition will close at 6pm on 5 October for a private event

The Curve
Now open

Into the Unknown: A Journey through Science Fiction (until 1 Sep)
Sat–Wed 10am–8pm (last entry 6.30pm)
Thu–Fri 10am–10pm (last entry 8.30pm)
Bank holidays 12 noon–8pm (last entry 6.30pm)

Gallery information
The comfort and safety of our audiences and staff is always paramount. As part of our security measures we have reinforced our restrictions on bags inside our venues.

Backpacks (any bag designed to be carried on the back, regardless of size or style),rucksacks, luggage and large bags are not permitted in the gallery.

At no time should your bag be left unattended. All bags are subject to search.

Food and drink are not permitted in either of the gallery spaces.
Please ensure young children are accompanied at all times.
Photography is not permitted.
Last ticketed admission is half an hour before closing (advised time is 1.5 hours)


Barbican Art Gallery in London presents major exhibitions by leading international figures in the heart of the City of London