Postwar Modern: New Art in Britain 1945-1965
Our public programme will give you the opportunity to learn more about the artists in the exhibition and the work they were creating in the twenty years after the Second World War.
Take your pick from family activities; talks; curator tours; performances and more.
Postwar Modern: Hilary Floe Curator Tour
Join Assistant Curator of Postwar Modern, Hilary Floe, for a tour of the exhibition, focusing on some of the show’s highlights.
This one-day symposium uses the themes and works included in Postwar Modern: New Art in Britain, 1945-1965 to explore the 'strange universe' of British art in this period.
Postwar Modern: Abbas Zahedi and Abbas Faiz Exhibition Tour
Our Associate Artist Abbas Zahedi, together with human rights lawyer and poet, Abbas Faiz give us a guided tour through the exhibition.
Age of Many Posts Weekender
Associate Artist Abbas Zahedi presents a weekend of activities taking place across the Conservatory and Garden Room inspired by Postwar Modern and its resonances with our current age.
Postwar Modern features the work of many artists who moved to Britain as refugees from Nazism, in the bloody aftermath of India's Partition or as part of the 'Windrush Generation'.
BSL Tour of Postwar Modern
A British Sign Language tour of the Postwar Modern exhibition led by John Wilson, exclusively for Deaf and hard of hearing visitors, highlighting key artworks, using BSL.
Postwar Modern: Charlotte Flint Curator Tour
Join Assistant Curator of Postwar Modern, Charlotte Flint, for a tour of the exhibition, focusing on some of the show’s highlights.
Postwar Modern Members' Curator Tour
Members are invited to an after-hours curator's tour of Postwar Modern.
Audio Described Tour of Postwar Modern
A tour of Postwar Modern suitable for blind and partially sighted visitors, led by Lisa Squirrel who will describe key works on display.
Postwar Modern: Jane Alison Curator Tour
Join Barbican's Head of Visual Art and Curator of Postwar Modern, Jane Alison, for a tour of the exhibition, focusing on the revelatory work of women during this period.