Opening hours extended for Francis Bacon exhibition at Sainsbury Centre

Part of the Francis Bacon and Masters exhibition at the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts in Norwich.

Part of the Francis Bacon and Masters exhibition at the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts in Norwich. - Credit: Archant

Opening hours are being extended for the Sainsbury Centre's blockbuster Francis Bacon and the Masters exhibition.

The exhibition - which explores how the much-collected British artist was inspired by the masterpieces of the past - will now be open on Mondays until the event ends on Sunday July 26.

The exhibition includes dozens of treasures from the world-famous State Hermitage Museum of St Petersburg, many of which have never been seen in the UK before.

The exhibition will be open today from 10am-5pm; Tuesday July 14-Thursday July 16, 10am-6pm; Friday July 17, 10am-9pm; Saturday July 18-Sunday July 19, 10am-5pm.

Next week it will be open on the Monday from 10-5pm; Tuesday July 21– Friday July 24, from 10am–9pm; and Saturday July 25-Sunday July 26, 10am-5pm.


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There will be a late bar on Friday July 17, and Friday July 24, until 9pm serving tapas.

Free exhibition parking every day (subject to availability) except Mondays.

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