First Thursdays: February 2017

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    Whitechapel Gallery First Thursdays

Past Event

This event was on Thu 2 Feb 2017, 6-9pm

Join a special late night opening on 2 February 2017 for Whitechapel Gallery First Thursdays. 


See our newly opened exhibitions and displays: Terrains of the Body featuring photography from the National Museum of Women in the Arts; Artists’ Film International with work by Mikhail Karikis, Dario Azzellini and Oliver Ressler; and the new commission by Assemble with Granby Workshop.


Illustrator Adam Doughty launches the new publication The Norwegian Wood Activity Book. A free print by the artist will be given away with each book sold at Whitechapel Gallery First Thursdays. Time: 5:30pm-7:30pm.

The Norwegian Wood Activity Book. Price: £9.99. Find out more at


Turner Prize-winning architecture collective Assemble discuss the radical and transformative potential of play coinciding with their new commission Brickfield (18 January – 16 April 2017). Tickets: £9.50/£7.50 concs. Book Now

Wine Bar

Sample our delicious wine list, craft beers, charcuterie and light bites at the 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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