Gallery opening hours and information


Art Gallery
The Japanese House: Architecture and Life after 1945 (23 Mar–25 Jun)
Sat–Wed 10am–6pm (bank holiday 12noon–6pm)
Thu–Fri 10am–9pm (bank holiday 12noon–9pm)
Late-night opening until 9pm (last entry 8.30pm) every Saturday in June

Please note, during the upcoming Basquiat: Boom for Real (21 Sep 2017–28 Jan 2018) exhibition the Art Gallery will close at 6pm on 5 October and 30 November for private events.

The Curve
Into the Unknown: A Journey through Science Fiction (3 Jun–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