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Third Thursday Lecture

Every Third Thursday of the month, the Sainsbury Institute hosts a lecture on a topic related to the art and culture of Japan. Talks begin at 6pm (50-minute lecture followed by refreshments).

The First Moderns Art Nouveau, from Nature to Abstraction

4th Feb 2012 - 2nd Dec 2012

The First Moderns is the first in a series of displays of spectacular displays of works from the Sainsbury Centre's permanent collections that will explore the importance of design, particularly in the European context in the 19th and 20th centuries.

There Is Here Photographs by Avi Gupta

4th Feb 2012 - 1st Jul 2012

There Is Here is the first UK exhibition by American artist Avi Gupta, specially commissioned for the Sainsbury Centre.

Manga Dreams Anderson and Low

4th Feb 2012 - 24th Jun 2012

Photographers Jonathan Anderson and Edwin Low have collaborated since 1990, achieving consistent critical acclaim.

World Art Research Seminar

25th Janurary - 25th April

Weekly seminar series held on Wednesdays at 5:00 pm. in the School Lecture Theatre, Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts

Robert Sainsbury Lecture


16th Nov 2011

The Inaugural Robert Sainsbury Lecture entitled, ‘Art in a Global Perspective' will be given by Neil MacGregor and will relate to the British Museum and Sainsbury Centre collections. The event marks the formal launch of the Sainsbury Institute for Art (SIfA), a new venture based at the Sainsbury Centre. MacGregor has been the director of the British Museum since 2002 and was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Letters by the University of East Anglia (UEA) in 2009.

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