Please note that due to maintenance work, the East End of the building will be closed on Wednesday July 24 and Thursday July 25. During this time, the main entrance, reception, shop, Kenny Bridge/entrance and theTerrace Cafe (including Terrace Cafe doors) will be inaccessible.

Access to the Centre will be via the WAM entrance, allowing access to Modern Life Cafe, the Permanent Collection and the Mezzanine gallery.

We apologise for any inconvenience this closure may cause.


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What is Truth?

This year, the Sainsbury Centre is investigating how we can know what is true in the world around us through a series of fascinating, interlinked exhibitions – In Event of Moon Disaster, Liquid Gender, Jeffrey Gibson: no simple word for time and The Camera Never Lies – bringing together some of the world’s leading artists and creative thinkers, plus a new, interlinking publication.

17 February- 20 October 2024

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In Event of Moon Disaster

An Emmy Award-winning interactive experience that is a deep dive into misinformation and conspiracy. Using AI to tell an alternative history, the show brings to light how an event as influential as the 1969 Apollo 11 moon landing could be manipulated, and how doubt can be cast on even the most well-known of facts.

17 February- 4 August 2024

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The Camera Never Lies: Challenging images through The Incite Project

Joining the Sainsbury Centre’s six-month long investigation into What is Truth? is a dynamic exhibition re-evaluating the most iconic images of the past 100 years. The Camera Never Lies: Challenging images through The Incite Project explores the impact and influence photography has had on shaping – and in some cases distorting the narrative of major global events.

18 May- 20 October 2024

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Living Art: Six Ways to Enjoy This Unique Experience

This display dramatically reimagines how we can revitalise the cross-cultural conversations that were established at the foundation of the Sainsbury Centre in the 1970s, as one of the first museum settings that works of art from across six continents were displayed equally and in conversation.

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Sculpture Park Tours 2024

Our popular Sculpture Park tours are returning for the summer. Join one of our knowledgeable and enthusiastic volunteer guides for a walking tour through our beautiful parkland.

6 June- 27 July 2024

Booking required


Immerse yourself in our content hub, exploring the life stories of our living collection.


Dear Art

Since our relaunch in 2023, visitors can choose from a range of digital, analogue and experiential pathways to build new relationships with art in the museum.


Truth Beyond the Frame: Stuart Franklin shares the story behind The Tank Man photo

Can a single photo capture truth? One image which has been the main source of information for a historic event is Magnum photographer Stuart Franklin’s image of The Tank Man. We spoke to Stuart Franklin about the historic event in Tiananmen Square and taking the famous image.


10 years since the Avengers assembled for filming in Norwich

It is ten years this June since Chris Evans, Robert Downey Junior, and Chris Hemsworth, gathered at an art museum in Norwich for the filming of Avengers.


ORIGEM: Fykyá and Bia Pankararu discuss queer identities in Brazil and their role in Liquid Gender

Afro-indigenous photographer Laryssa Machada and Indigenous creative Antônio Vital Neto Pankararu document queer Indigenous identities in the Brazilian Northeast in ORIGEM (2020). The result of a research project at the University of Leeds, it draws on centuries of both visibility and oppression of queer people in Brazil and is on display in Liquid Gender.


Sharing Stories: Artist Yinka Shonibare CBE RA on his work ‘Hybrid Mask (Baule/Yaure)’

In this interview, Yinka Shonibare CBE RA explores cultural identity, colonialism and  globalisation through his work, 'Hybrid Mask (Baule/Yaure)' from the Sainsbury Centre’s collection.