Turner Contemporary

Turner Contemporary
The Rendezvous, Margate, Kent, CT9 1HG
  • Telephone 01843 233000
  • Opening times Tue–Sun 10am–5pm.
  • Email
  • Website www.turnercontemporary.org
Photo of Turner Contemporary

Jump to times or comments

Turner Contemporary

Turner Contemporary opened in the current building in April 2011 though established as an institution under with founding Director, Victoria Pomery. It is in a prominent position on the seafront.

The building was originally to have been built to a design by architectural competition winner Snøhetta + Spence, but the proposal was abandoned and David Chipperfield Archtiects took over in July 2006.

The gallery is on the site of Mrs Booth’s guest house, where JMW Turner stayed.

The gallery will host the 2019 Turner Prize.

Events at this venue

There is 1 event at this location

Sorted by title / date & time

Every Day Is A New Day

The exhibition brings together works by British sculptor Phyllida Barlow, British-Kenyan painter Michael Armitage and JMW Turner with artwork by young people from Kent and Africa. The gallery becomes a space for making, discussion and exchange, whilst outside primary school children are transforming neglected sites in the…

Sat 27 May

Free / 01843 233000

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 28 May

Free / 01843 233000

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Mon 29 May

Free / 01843 233000

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 103 more dates until 24 Sep

Comments & ratings

Post a comment