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.
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.