Exhibitions and Projects

Theaster Gates delivers conceptual sermons on the meaning and significance of clay in expansive new survey

Whitechapel Gallery is pleased to present Theaster Gates: A Clay Sermon, a major solo exhibition by Theaster Gates (b. 1973, Chicago). The exhibition initiates the artist's year-long, multi-venue investigation into the material and spiritual significance of clay in craft, labour, community building, religion, colonialism and global trade.

Posted in | 27 Sep 2021

Simone Fattal presents a sculptural environment for a major new commission

For her first solo presentation in the UK, internationally acclaimed artist Simone Fattal (b. 1942, Syria) leads visitors on a journey of transformation in a major new sculptural commission.

Posted in | 19 Aug 2021

An artist night train travels from Norway to Whitechapel Gallery this autumn

The dreams, nightmares and twilight landscapes of 35 international artists are brought together in This is the Night Mail, an artist-curated display by Ida Ekblad (b. 1980, Norway). Drawing from the personal collections of Christen Sveaas and that of the Christen Sveaas Art Foundation, the exhibition creates a densely-packed mise-en-scène featuring painting, photography, sculpture and drawings.

Posted in | 05 Aug 2021

Whitechapel Gallery visitors are invited to participate in an interactive installation by world famous artist, musician and activist Yoko Ono

This autumn, Whitechapel Gallery visitors are invited to participate in an interactive installation by world famous artist, musician and activist Yoko Ono (b.1933, Japan).

Posted in | 05 Aug 2021

News

The Asymmetry Curatorial Fellowship at Whitechapel Gallery

We are pleased to announce the recipient of the Asymmetry Curatorial Fellowship at Whitechapel Gallery, London. Zoe Diao, a Chinese scholar and curator currently based in New York, has been awarded the six-month Fellowship, which begins on 20 September 2021.

Posted in | 02 Aug 2021

Whitechapel Gallery to receive £206,332 from second round of the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund

Whitechapel Gallery in London has received a grant of £206,332 from the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund to help the organisation recover and reopen.

Posted in | 13 Apr 2021

Whitechapel Gallery receives lifeline grant from Government’s £1.57bn Culture Recovery Fund

Whitechapel Gallery has been awarded £534,000 as part of the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund (CRF) to help face the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic and to ensure they have a sustainable future, the Culture Secretary has announced.

Posted in | 13 Oct 2020

Whitechapel Gallery plans July reopening

Whitechapel Gallery will reopen to the public on 14 July 2020 with new Health & Safety measures in place to prioritise the welfare of staff and visitors.

Posted in | 30 Jun 2020

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