First Thursdays: December 2017

  • Whitechapel Gallery First Thursdays

    Whitechapel Gallery First Thursdays

Past Event

This event was on Thu 7 Dec, 6 - 9pm

Join a special late night opening on 7 December 2017 for Whitechapel Gallery First Thursdays.


Be amongst the first to see our new exhibitions including:

ISelf Collection: The Upset Bucket [Free Entry], MATT + FIONA: Room For Art [Free Entry] and Artists’ Film International: Luis Lázaro Matos, Zheng Mahler, Nguyen Phuong Linh [Free Entry].

And if you haven’t already, you can see Thomas Ruff: Photographs 1979 – 2017 [book here], Leonor Antunes: the frisson of the togetherness [Free entry] and Commissions from Performa’s Archives [Free Entry].


Concerned with questions of craftsmanship, modernity, design and the vernacular, Portuguese artist Leonor Antunes is joined by art historian Briony Fer to discuss her work, on the occasion of her new commission the frisson of the togetherness[book here].


Browse our bookshop until 9pm. We’ll be selling exclusive festive gifts and offering 10% off in store.

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 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].

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