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 6 events at this location

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Artists’ Film International

Invocation by Desire Machine Collective, and Serpent Rain by Arjuna Neuman and Denise Ferreira da Silva.

Wed 23 Aug

Zilkha Auditorium

Free / 020 7522 7888

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Thu 24 Aug

Zilkha Auditorium

Free / 020 7522 7888

  • 11:00 – 21:00

Fri 25 Aug

Zilkha Auditorium

Free / 020 7522 7888

  • 11:00 – 18:00
…and 44 more dates until 15 Oct

Benedict Drew: The Trickle-Down Syndrome

A large-scale installation involving sculpture and music, taking over five connected yet distinct rooms drawing on a wide range of references from the stage sets of Busby Berkeley to Max Ernst surreal worlds.

Wed 23 Aug

Free / 020 7522 7888

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Thu 24 Aug

Free / 020 7522 7888

  • 11:00 – 21:00

Fri 25 Aug

Free / 020 7522 7888

  • 11:00 – 18:00
…and 14 more dates until 10 Sep

Duchamp and Sons Taster Evening

Work alongside different artists to curate your own exhibitions and events.

Wed 6 Sep

Free / 020 7522 7888

  • 17:00 – 19:00

Emma Hart: Mamma Mia!

A new large-scale installation by the London-based artist, which is a culmination of an investigation into patterns.

Wed 23 Aug

Free / 020 7522 7888

  • 11:00 – 18:00
Gallery 2

Free / 020 7522 7888

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Thu 24 Aug

Free / 020 7522 7888

  • 11:00 – 21:00
Gallery 2

Free / 020 7522 7888

  • 11:00 – 21:00

Fri 25 Aug

Free / 020 7522 7888

  • 11:00 – 18:00
Gallery 2

Free / 020 7522 7888

  • 11:00 – 18:00
…and 8 more dates until 3 Sep

A Handful Of Dust

This exhibition traces a visual journey through the motif of dust from aerial reconnaissance, wartime destruction and natural disasters, featuring works by over 30 artists and photographers including Robert Filliou, Mona Kuhn, Gerhard Richter, Sophie Ristelhueber, Jeff Wall and Nick Waplington.

Wed 23 Aug

Free / 020 7522 7888

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Thu 24 Aug

Free / 020 7522 7888

  • 11:00 – 21:00

Fri 25 Aug

Free / 020 7522 7888

  • 11:00 – 18:00
…and 8 more dates until 3 Sep

Thomas Ruff

Photographic prints by the German artist, exploring themes of cosmology, suburbia, nudity, utopianism and catastrophe, continuing an almost four decade-long investigation into the status of the image in contemporary culture.

Wed 27 Sep

Galleries 1, 8 & 9

£12.95; £9.50 disabled; £6.50 Art Fund mems ( £9.50; £9.50; £9.50) / 020 7522 7888

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Thu 28 Sep

Galleries 1, 8 & 9

£12.95; £9.50 disabled; £6.50 Art Fund mems ( £9.50; £9.50; £9.50) / 020 7522 7888

  • 11:00 – 21:00

Fri 29 Sep

Galleries 1, 8 & 9

£12.95; £9.50 disabled; £6.50 Art Fund mems ( £9.50; £9.50; £9.50) / 020 7522 7888

  • 11:00 – 18:00
…and 98 more dates until 21 Jan 2018

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