Exhibitions and Projects

Gavin Jantjes: To Be Free! A Retrospective (1970–2023)

For Summer, 2024, Whitechapel Gallery presents this timely retrospective of artist Gavin Jantjes (b. 1948, South Africa, lives and works in the UK) is his largest solo presentation in the UK to date.

Posted in | 03 Apr 2024

2024 Art Icon Auction

Bidding now open for the 2024 Art Icon Auction, with a stellar line-up of works from leading contemporary artists in support of Whitechapel Gallery’s Education and Public Programmes

Posted in | 12 Mar 2024

Whitechapel Gallery Art Icon 2024

Whitechapel Gallery is delighted to announce the eleventh recipient of its prestigious Art Icon Award as the visionary filmmaker and artist, Isaac Julien KBE RA.

Posted in | 31 Jan 2024

Andrew Pierre Hart: Bio-Data Flows and Other Rhythms – A Local Story

Whitechapel Gallery presents a new commission by London-based artist Andrew Pierre Hart.

Posted in | 11 Jan 2024


Iwona Blazwick OBE to step down as Director of Whitechapel Gallery

Iwona Blazwick has announced that after twenty years at the helm she will be stepping down in April 2022. Blazwick will continue to work as an independent curator both with the Gallery into 2023, and on a wide range of international projects.

Posted in | 05 Jan 2022

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

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