Into the Night: Cabarets & Clubs in Modern Art Exhibition at the Barbican

Mount Street is proud to sponsor the Barbican’s Exhibition - Into the Night: Cabarets & Clubs in Modern Art

An exhilarating journey into the world’s most iconic cabarets, cafés and clubs in modern art through the lens of pioneering artists.

This landmark exhibition explores the electrifying history of cabarets, cafés and clubs in modern art across the world, from London to New York, Paris, Mexico City, Berlin, Vienna, and Ibadan. Discover over 200 works of art, many rarely seen in the UK, as well as life-size recreations of avant-garde spaces. Spanning the 1880s to the 1960s, Into the Night celebrates the creativity of the spaces in which artists, performers, designers, musicians and writers congregated to push the boundaries of artistic expression. The exhibition offers insight into the immersive Cabaret Fledermaus in turn-of-the-century Vienna; the heady atmosphere of Berlin clubs in Weimar Germany; the pulsating energy of the jazz scene in Harlem, New York; the vibrant context of the Mbari clubs in 1960s Nigeria; and more.

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Into the Night: Cabarets & Clubs in Modern Art
Barbican Art Gallery
4 Oct 2019—19 Jan 2020

Visiting on a Thursday?

Your exhibition ticket will also include live jazz, co-curated by Mark Kavuma, in the Gallery from 7pm.

Exhibition tours

Wed 9 Oct, 7pm
Curator Florence Ostende leads a behind-the-scenes tour, selecting her highlights and revealing the inspiration behind the exhibition.

Then every other Wednesday from Wed 16 Oct, 7pm
Enjoy an introductory tour to the exhibition. Free with your exhibition ticket, just drop in.
Please note that tours are limited to 25 people and will operate on a first come, first serve basis.