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Black and white Matrix archive image
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Art & design Talks & workshops Tours & public spaces

How We Live Now

A multi-layered project comprising an installation, publication and events programme exploring a series of important questions about our public spaces and designed environments.

An image of a painting by Alvaro Barrington
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Art & design Talks & workshops

Understanding Contemporary Art: Painting Today

A six-week in-person course offering an introduction to contemporary painting, placing recent developments in historical context and offering in-depth insight into the state of painting today.

A sepia photograph of a group of six members of Matrix
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Art & design Talks & workshops

Women in Architecture: Six-week evening course

Discover the critical role women have played in the development of modern architecture in this six-week in-person evening course.

An image of the history of videogames
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Art & design Talks & workshops

From Pong to PlayStation Online Course

Cancelled

Explore the history of video games and learn how this global entertainment medium began its life almost by accident in a university computer lab in this six-week online evening course.

A young girl draws on a wall during a workshop
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Cinema Talks & workshops

Family Film Week: Riso Printing Poster Workshop

Design your very own movie poster with this free workshop for young film fans. 

A collage image of Jon Norton
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Art & design Talks & workshops

Queer Orientations: Navigating London through Joe Orton’s Ar

A creative workshop exploring how archives shape our understanding and experiences of the city using materials from the Joe Orton and Kenneth Halliwell collection at the Islington Local History Centre

Inside No 9 at the Barbican
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Talks & workshops

The Insider's Guide to Inside No. 9

Are you ready to step through the door marked No. 9?

Holly Willoughby at the Barbican
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Talks & workshops

Reflections: An Evening with Holly Willoughby

Join one of the UK’s most popular TV presenters, Holly Willoughby, for an intimate and entertaining evening to celebrate the publication of her new book, Reflections.

Alan Cumming at the Barbican
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Talks & workshops

An Audience with Alan Cumming

Join multi-award-winning actor and Sunday Times bestselling author Alan Cumming, as he celebrates the publication of his new book, Baggage: Tales from a Fully Packed Life.

Michael Thomas of Arsenal prepares to shoot against Bruce Grobbelaar in the final moments of Liverpool v Arsenal at Anfield in 1989
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Classical music Talks & workshops

Up for Grabs: Members’ Meet and Greet with Lee Dixon

Members' event

Members are invited to join us for an exclusive meet & greet with Lee Dixon.