Our programme of talks, workshops and debates

Talks and debates
We host Art Gallery talks with specialist speakers to complement our exhibitions and talks on film.

Our theatre symposiums bring together theatre practitioners from our programme with academics specialising in relevant topics.

Professional Development
A range of Professional Development opportunities are open to emerging artists and performing arts students. Workshops give you the chance to get up close with international artists and theatre makers, as well as directors from the Barbican’s programme.

Creative Careers
Formerly known as Young Arts Academy, Creative Careers offer free monthly workshop sessions led by industry professionals that are aimed at young creatives or those aspiring to work in the arts or creative industries.

To see what sessions we have coming up, please see what's on.