Free entry, open seven days a week.

MondayClosed10am - 5:30pm10am - 5pmClosed
Tuesday11am - 5:30pm10am - 5:30pm10am - 5pm11am - 5pm
Wednesday11am - 8pm10am - 8pm10am - 8pm11am - 5pm
Thursday11am - 5:30pm10am - 5:30pm10am - 5pm11am - 5pm
Friday11am - 5:30pm10am - 5:30pm10am - 5pm11am - 5pm
Saturday11am - 5:30pm10am - 5:30pmClosed11am - 5pm
Sunday11am - 5:30pm1pm - 5pmClosed11am - 3pm

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.

Our collections displays are housed in the adjacent Leeds Art Gallery building, connected to the Institute via a bridge link. Last entry to Leeds Art Gallery is usually 30 minutes before closing time.

What's on

Becoming Henry Moore is now open and will be on display in Galleries 1, 2 and 3 until 18 February 2018.

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

David Dye: Devices runs until 18 February 2018 in the newly reopened Sculpture Study Galleries in Leeds Art Gallery.

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

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.