Sainsbury_Centre_East_end_exterior_with_-Beasts_sculptures_and_Tatlins_Tower_photo_Andy_Crouch Please be aware that the Modern Life Cafe will be closed from 17 October – 11 November. Alternative refreshments are available in The Terrace cafe


our Sculpture Park, our online activities, and stay up to date with our exhibitions

Visions of Ancient Egypt
Supported by Viking

A major new exhibition exploring the enduring appeal of ancient Egypt in art and design from the ancient past to the present day.

3 September - 1 January 2023

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Artist Talk: Sara Sallam

Artist-in-residence Sara Sallam will present new work developed during her time at the Sainsbury Centre.

Booking required

Empowering Art: Indigenous Creativity and Activism from North America’s Northwest Coast

Empowering Art brings together exceptional historical and contemporary pieces from across North America’s Northwest Coast to showcase its many creative traditions and to explore the enduring relationship between First Nation communities and Britain.

12 March - 30 July 2023

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Woman Pioneers of Abstraction

FREE | Woman Pioneers of Abstraction highlights woman artists in the Sainsbury Centre’s collection who were at the vanguard of developments in abstraction between the First and Second World Wars.

22 January - 25 September 2022


Julian Stair: Art, Death and the Afterlife

Leading ceramic artist, Julian Stair OBE, presents new works in Art, Death and the Afterlife.

18 March - 17 September 2023