Our Time on Earth
Our public programme will give you the opportunity to engage in the conversation around the climate emergency while learning more about the contributors of the exhibition.
Take your pick from family activities; talks; curator tours; performances and more.
Our Time on Earth
We belong to an incredible ecosystem. One species among millions of others, striving to live together in a delicate balance.
BSL Tour of Our Time on Earth
A British Sign Language tour of the Our Time on Earth exhibition led by John Wilson, exclusively for Deaf and hard of hearing visitors, highlighting key artworks, using BSL.
Outdoor Cinema: Pink Floyd Live at Pompeii
This iconic concert film sees the legendary rock group playfully subvert the genre, by performing at the famed Roman amphitheatre located among the ruins of Pompeii.
Outdoor Cinema: Figuring Bodies of Water
Dive into a curated selection of films exploring our relationship to water through contemporary artists and filmmakers, including Susan Schuppli, Anne Duk Hee Jordan, Tabita Rezaire and more.
Outdoor Cinema: Fantastic Planet (La Planète Sauvage)
This visually stunning French animated fantasy film centres around the struggles between humans and a series of extra-terrestrial creatures, which populate the beautifully illustrated titular planet.
Outdoor Cinema: Princess Mononoke
An epic battle between animals and humans is the backdrop of Hayao Miyazaki’s stunning animated fantasy.
Outdoor Cinema: Daughters of the Dust + Intro
Julie Dash’s classic 1991 magic realist, non-linear drama, incorporates lush visuals courtesy of celebrated cinematographer and artist Arthur Jafa.
Curator Tour of Our Time on Earth
Join Curator of Our Time on Earth Luke Kemp for a tour of the exhibition, focusing on some of the show’s highlights.
Members’ Botanical Illustration Workshop
Join us to celebrate the summer and explore the wonderful world of flowers and plants in the stunning surrounds of the Conservatory.
Our Time on Earth Family workshop: Healing Nature
Join us for this fun, free family workshop inspired by our latest exhibition, Our Time on Earth.
Our Time on Earth Family workshop: Lithic Encounters
Join artist Paola Bascón to reflect on nature in this free workshop, led by an audio guide, where families have the chance to engage in a sonic and drawing experience.
Audio Described Tour of Our Time on Earth
A tour of Our Time on Earth exclusively for blind and partially sighted visitors, led by Lisa Squirrel who will describe key works on display.
Relaxed Viewing of Our Time on Earth
We belong to an incredible ecosystem. One species among millions of others, striving to live together in a delicate balance. It’s a vital connection, and one we can’t afford to lose.
Our Time on Earth: Celebrating the power of creativity
Join us for an afternoon of talks and presentations celebrating creativity in an era of climate emergency, with contributions from many of the artists and collaborators featured in Our Time on Earth.
Join South African artist Sethembile Msezane for 'Veiled Dreams', a site-specific performance in the Barbican Conservatory.
Planting a Seed: Gardening as a Gateway to Nature
Join us on the Barbican’s Conservatory Terrace, as a panel of gardeners, growers and horticulturists discuss gardening to connect with the natural world and finding belonging through planting.