Free entry, open seven days a week. Our galleries are closed on Mondays.

What's on

Galleries 1, 2, 3 and 4
Open
Renee So: Bellarmines and Bootlegs
8 March - 2 June 2019
Sculpture Study Galleries
Open
Phyllida Barlow: Sculpture and Drawings from the Leeds Collection
8 March - 29 Septemer 2019

See our full exhibition and events programme.

Opening times

 Galleries 1, 2, 3
and 4
LibraryArchiveSculpture Study
Galleries
MondayClosed10am - 5:30pmClosed*Closed
Tuesday11am - 5:30pm10am - 5:30pmClosed*11am - 5pm
Wednesday11am - 8pm10am - 8pmClosed*11am - 5pm
Thursday11am - 5:30pm10am - 5:30pmClosed*11am - 5pm
Friday11am - 5:30pm10am - 5:30pmClosed*11am - 5pm
Saturday11am - 5:30pm10am - 5:30pmClosed11am - 5pm
Sunday11am - 5:30pm1pm - 5pmClosed11am - 3pm

The Institute is closed on Bank Holidays.

Useful information for your visit

*Please note: we will be working to upgrade our accessible toilet from 25 March to 5 April, and apologise that this facility will not be usable during this period. Both male and female toilets are unaffected by these works and will remain open.*

*The Archive of Sculptors' Papers is currently closed until further notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Our collections displays in the Sculpture Study Galleries are housed in the adjacent Leeds Art Gallery building, connected to the Institute via a bridge link. We advise entering Leeds Art Gallery at least 30 minutes before closing time.

We regret that there is no access other than via stairs to exhibitions in the Upper Sculpture Study Gallery.

Photography is not always possible in the galleries, with permissions varying between different lenders and exhibitions. Please ask at reception if you would like to take photos. In all cases, tripods and lighting equipment, including flashes, are not permitted in the galleries.

Facilities

At a glance – please see our accessibility page for more information.

*Please note: we will be working to upgrade our accessible toilet from 25 March to 5 April, and apologise that this facility will not be usable during this period. Both male and female toilets are unaffected by these works and will remain open.*

There is an accessible lift to the galleries and reception area from Cookridge Street, and a passenger lift to all floors of the Institute.

Toilets are located on the basement level, including baby changing facilities within the gender-neutral, accessible toilet. Please note that the accessible toilet will not be usable between 25 March and 5 April as we are working to upgrade the facilities. Both male and female toilets are unaffected by these works and will remain open.

There are induction loops at reception and in the library, along with a portable induction loop available for visitors to use in the galleries.

Folding stools are available on request for use in the galleries.

Free WiFi is available throughout the building.