First Thursdays: February 2018

  • Whitechapel Gallery First Thursdays. Photo: Amy Lidgett

Past Event

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

Join our late night opening on 1 February 2018 for Whitechapel Gallery First Thursdays.


Newly opened exhibitions include Artists’ Film International: Patrick Hough, John Skoog, Ørjan Amundsen [Free Entry]. ISelf Collection: The Upset Bucket [Free Entry], MATT + FIONA: Room For Art [Free Entry].

Ongoing exhibitions include Leonor Antunes: the frisson of the togetherness [Free entry] and Commissions from Performa’s Archives [Free Entry].


Browse our bookshop until 9pm.

Meet the artist Claudia Sarnthein who will be signing her new catalogue, following her exhibition Von Alters Her at Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, as part of the International Studio Programme in 2017. Contours of the folkloric, the Pagan and the Christian, Mesopotamia and the remote future reside, side by side, in her work.

The publication includes texts by Christoph Tannert, Federica Bueti and Claudia Sarnthein. It is designed by Loose Joints and published by Künstlerhaus Bethanien.

Starts at 6.30pm. Catalogue priced at £16. Find out more here.

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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