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Wed 7 Oct 2020
–Sun 3 Jan 2021
The first major exhibition of dancer and choreographer Michael Clark. This exploration of Clark’s work establishes his radical presence in British cultural history.
Mon 19 Oct 2020
–Sun 24 Jan 2021
The first-ever UK exhibition by Nigerian-American artist Toyin Ojih Odutola, this epic cycle of new work will explore an imagined ancient myth, with an immersive soundscape by artist Peter Adjaye.
Sat 28 Nov 2020, 21:00
Join us for the next Young Barbican Nights hosted by Queer House Party, an award-winning virtual LGBTIQ+ party.
Thu 3 Dec 2020
–Sun 4 Apr 2021
Playing Democracy is a giant two player game of Pong, exploring the principles of democracy.
A video installation by Nye Thompson contemplating the impact of island geography on national identity in the age of Brexit.
Tue 15 Dec 2020, 10:00
A tour of Michael Clark: Cosmic Dancer suitable for blind and partially-sighted visitors, led by Lisa Squirrel who will describe key artworks on display in the exhibition.
Tue 15 Dec 2020, 19:30
A British Sign Language tour of the exhibition Michael Clark: Cosmic Dancer led by John Wilson, exclusively for Deaf and hard of hearing visitors, highlighting key artworks, using BSL.
Thu 11 Feb
–Sun 23 May 2021
An exhibition celebrating Jean Dubuffet, one of the most powerful and provocative voices in the post-war avant-garde.
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