First Thursdays: April 2017

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    Whitechapel Gallery First Thursdays

Past Event

This event was on Thu 6 Apr 2017, 6-9pm

Join a special late night opening on 6 April 2017 for Whitechapel Gallery First Thursdays. 


See our newly opened exhibitions and displays: the major Eduardo Paolozzi retrospective that spans five decades and features over 250 works (admission fee applies); Terrains of the Body featuring photography from the National Museum of Women in the Arts (free entry); Artists’ Film International with work by Mikhail Karikis, Dario Azzellini and Oliver Ressler (free entry); the commission by Assemble with Granby Workshop (free entry); and the new archive display Q&A: Artists in Conversation (free entry).


Toby Christian will be signing copies of his new book Collar. This new volume takes an object as a starting point for a journey, both literal and textual. The book charts a course between the cities of São Paulo, Glasgow and Marseille, recording a sequence of things Christian has visited, chanced upon and collected. Time: 6pm-8pm.

Collar. Price: £12.00. Find out more here.

Food & Drink

In celebration of the Eduardo Paolozzi exhibition, sample complimentary Paolozzi lager from Edinburgh Beer Factory.

Plus delicious wines, charcuterie and light bites at our brand new wine bar After Hours at The Whitechapel Refectory.

Explore East London

Discover the east London art scene by taking a trip on the First Thursdays Bus Tour or take a stroll to galleries in the neighbourhood using the recommendations in our First Thursdays Walking Tour map.

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