Free entry, open seven days a week.

MondayClosed10am - 5:30pm10am - 5pmClosed
Tuesday11am - 5:30pm10am - 5:30pm10am - 5pmClosed
Wednesday11am - 8pm10am - 8pm10am - 8pmClosed
Thursday11am - 5:30pm10am - 5:30pm10am - 5pmClosed
Friday11am - 5:30pm10am - 5:30pm10am - 5pmClosed
Saturday11am - 5:30pm10am - 5:30pmClosedClosed
Sunday11am - 5:30pm1pm - 5pmClosedClosed

The Archive of Sculptors' Papers is open by prior appointment only, and closes for lunch between 1pm - 2pm.

The Institute is closed on Bank Holidays.

The Archive will be closed 2 - 5 October.

What's on

Jiro Takamatsu: The Temperature of Sculpture is now open in Galleries 1, 2 and 3 and will run until 22 October.

Gallery 4 is now showing Mary Gillick: Her Art in your Pocket, continuing until 28 January 2018.

The Sculpture Study Galleries reopen on 12 October with David Dye: Devices.

We also host an active programme of talks, conferences, film screenings and other events.

Our collections displays are housed in the adjacent Leeds Art Gallery building, connected to the Institute via a bridge link. Leeds Art Gallery is currently closed to allow for major repairs and restoration to the roof of the building and will reopen on 13 October 2017.

See our full exhibition and events programme


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

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 accessible toilet. Please ask at reception for the Radar key to access this area.

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.