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The Art of the Brick

THE ART OF THE BRICK is a global touring exhibition rated by CNN as one of the world's "Must See Exhibitions." These are the first art exhibitions to focus exclusively on the use of LEGO® bricks as an art medium and artist Nathan Sawaya has taken it to new heights.

This award-winning artist has multiple unique exhibitions created solely from standard LEGO bricks often with several new sculptures created specifically for each exhibition. Each show has countless colorful LEGO pieces which Sawaya has transformed into whimsical and awe-inspiring creations.

Sawaya’s ability to transform this common toy into something meaningful, his devotion to spatial perfection and the way he conceptualizes action, enables him to elevate what almost every child has played with into the status of contemporary art.

“These works are very personal to me, since they reflect my growth as an artist as I strove to discover my creative identity,” said Sawaya. “The museum exhibition is accessible because it engages the child in all of us while simultaneously illuminating sophisticated and complex concepts. Everyone can relate to the medium since it is a toy that many children have at home. But my goal with this exhibition when it first debuted in 2007 was to elevate this simple plaything to a place it has never been before.”

Suitable for all ages.

Access Information

The site is fully accessible with lifts located from the main entrance.  

There are toilets located within the exhibition space, including a disabled toilet.

Cancellation Policy

Tickets are non-refundable but we will do our best to help if you have any problems. If you notice a problem with your booking then please contact us at

Suitable For Children

Suitable for all ages.

Children aged 3 and over need a Child ticket. Children under 3 require a free ticket.


22nd Nov 2019 to 20th April 2020

Sunday – Wednesday: 10am to 6pm (last entry 5pm)

Thursday: 10am to 8pm (last entry 7pm)

Friday & Saturday: 10am to 7pm (last entry 6pm)


Where Do I Go

Great Northern Warehouse,

Peter Street, 


M2 4EJ

Great Northern Warehouse