Whitechapel Gallery

Whitechapel Gallery
80–82 Whitechapel High Street, London, E1 7QX
  • Telephone 020 7522 7888
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  • Website www.whitechapel.org
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Whitechapel Gallery

Whitechapel Gallery was founded in 1901 as a way of bringing art to the people of east London. The gallery has exhibited works by Picasso, Jackson Pollock, David Hockney, Gilbert & George, Donald Judd, Cy Twombly, Cristina Iglesias and Franz West. Over the centuries, the gallery has established itself as an internationally-renowned place to view modern and contemporary art.

The nearest tub station is Aldgate East, while Liverpool Street and Tower Gateway stations and Shoreditch High Street overground station are approximately 15 minutes walk away. The 25, 205 and 254 buses stop directly outside the gallery. There are bike docking stations nearby at Altab Ali Park and Aldgate East.

Events at this venue

There are 9 events at this location

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Alone Together: Youth Forum With Seth Pimlott

This display features two new films created by the Whitechapel Gallery's youth forum Duchamp & Sons and the artist Seth Pimlott (b.1990, UK). Thirty local young people from across London form Duchamp & Sons. These 15-21 year olds advertised an open call for an artist residency and selected Royal College of Art…

Thu 31 May

Free / 020 7522 7888

  • 18:00

Sat 2 Jun

Free / 020 7522 7888

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Artists' Film International

Rosa Barba, Robertas Narkus and Jokubas Cizikas and Danielle Dean present a series of short films that explore the theme of truth and the relationship between fact and fiction.

Sun 27 May

Free / 020 7522 7888

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Tue 29 May

Free / 020 7522 7888

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Wed 30 May

Free / 020 7522 7888

  • 11:00 – 18:00
…and 4 more dates until 3 Jun

Artists' Film International

A series of short films by Juan Sorrentino, Vladimir Nikolic and Pelin Kirca, exploring the theme of truth and the relationship between fact and fiction.

Tue 5 Jun

Zilkha Auditorium

Free / 020 7522 7888

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Wed 6 Jun

Zilkha Auditorium

Free / 020 7522 7888

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Thu 7 Jun

Zilkha Auditorium

Free / 020 7522 7888

  • 11:00 – 21:00
…and 45 more dates until 29 Jul

Artists' Film International

A series of short films by Munem Wasif, Mikolaj Sobczak and Jibade-Khalil Huffman, exploring the theme of truth and the relationship between fact and fiction.

Tue 31 Jul

Zilkha Auditorium

Free / 020 7522 7888

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Wed 1 Aug

Zilkha Auditorium

Free / 020 7522 7888

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Thu 2 Aug

Zilkha Auditorium

Free / 020 7522 7888

  • 11:00 – 21:00
…and 51 more dates until 30 Sep

ISelf Collection: Bumped Bodies

Work by international artists which explores the relationship between the body, objects and the environment. Featuring work by Huma Bhabha, Tony Cragg and Sarah Lucas, Bumped Bodies is the final chapter in the ISelf Collection displays, a private collection of contemporary art which focuses on personal identity and the…

Sun 27 May

Free / 020 7522 7888

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Tue 29 May

Free / 020 7522 7888

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Wed 30 May

Free / 020 7522 7888

  • 11:00 – 18:00
…and 64 more dates until 12 Aug

Katja Novitskova: Invasion Curves

An immersive environment from the Estonian installation artist, exploring the effects of technology and materialism on evolutionary processes and ecological health.

Wed 27 Jun

Gallery 2

Free / 020 7522 7888

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Thu 28 Jun

Gallery 2

Free / 020 7522 7888

  • 11:00 – 21:00

Fri 29 Jun

Gallery 2

Free / 020 7522 7888

  • 11:00 – 18:00
…and 56 more dates until 2 Sep

Killed Negatives: Unseen Images Of 1930s America

Prints made from some of the many thousands of rejected negatives from the 1930s, as well as photographers' personal and administrative records. Also included are contemporary artists' responses to these haunting images.

Sun 27 May

Free / 020 7522 7888

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Tue 29 May

Free / 020 7522 7888

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Wed 30 May

Free / 020 7522 7888

  • 11:00 – 18:00
…and 76 more dates until 26 Aug

The London Open 2018

The exhibition brings together critical and dynamic art that reflects on the experience of living in a global city now across painting, sculpture, performance and video.

Fri 8 Jun

Free / 020 7522 7888

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Sat 9 Jun

Free / 020 7522 7888

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Sun 10 Jun

Free / 020 7522 7888

  • 11:00 – 18:00
…and 66 more dates until 26 Aug

Symposium - Shifting Landscapes: Curatorial Education and the Global

Since their inception in the late 1980s, there has been an increased need for more critical diverse global approaches to academic curatorial programmes. What is the impact of an expanded, globally integrated contemporary art scene and how does curatorial education reflect this? Curators, artists and academics Teresa…

Sat 2 Jun

£15 (£12.50) / 020 7522 7888

  • 11:30 – 18:00

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