First Thursdays: Christmas

  • First Thursdays: Christmas at Whitechapel Gallery.

Past Event

This event was on Thu 1 Dec, 6-9pm

Join a Christmas edition of Whitechapel Gallery First Thursdays on 1 December from 6-9pm. Enjoy mulled wine and festive treats, a special shopping event with up to 50% off our Limited Edition prints, and a book signing with artists Miriam and Ezra Elia.


Miriam and Ezra Elia, authors of We Go To The Gallery published in 2015 by Dung Beetle Books, launch two new instalments in their popular book series: 1b We Learn At Home and 1c We Go Out. More


Give some contemporary art this Christmas – get up to 50% off selected artworks and prints by Whitechapel Gallery alumni Luke Fowler, Laure Prouvost, David Batchelor, Emily Jacir and many more. With on-site framing advice from our friends at Frame London.

Plus… buy one get one 1/2 price on our bestselling ‘Documents of Contemporary Art’ books – beautifully designed readers dedicated to major themes in art today.


Feel festive and treat yourself – mulled wine and mince pies in the Whitechapel Gallery Cafe/Bar.


See the major exhibition of South African artist William Kentridge‘s immersive large scale installations. Read the 5 star review in the Guardian.

Admission applies.

Explore the East End

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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