First Thursdays: April 2018

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    Whitechapel Gallery First Thursdays, 2017. Photo: Amy Lidgett

Past Event

This event was on Thu 5 Apr, 6 – 9pm

Join our late night opening on 5 April 2018 for Whitechapel Gallery First Thursdays.


Spectacular new public art commissions will be unveiled across the new Elizabeth line stations as part of the Crossrail Art Programme from December 2018. See the first overview of the Crossrail artworks in our new exhibition, Art Capital: Art for the Elizabeth line [Free entry).

Enter the immersive Mark Dion: Theatre of the Natural World (Book Now) and Leonor Antunes: the frisson of the togetherness [Free entry].

Book launch

Browse our bookshop until 9pm

Food & Drink

Delicious wines, charcuterie and light bites at our wine bar After Hours at The Whitechapel Refectory. Open until 11pm.

Explore East London

Discover the east London art scene by taking a trip on the First Thursdays Art Bus Tour or take a stroll to galleries in the neighbourhood using the recommendations in our First Thursdays Walking Tour Map [Pick up your free copy from the Whitechapel Gallery front desk].