First Thursdays: July 2017

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    Whitechapel Gallery First Thursdays

Past Event

This event was on Thu 6 July 2017, 6-9pm

Join a special late night opening on 6 July 2017 for Whitechapel Gallery First Thursdays.


The new multi-media work Benedict Drew: The Trickle-Down Syndrome [free entry] comprising large-scale multimedia installations spread across five rooms. The new exhibition A Handful of Dust [free entry], featuring works by over 30 artists and photographers including Marcel Duchamp, Walker Evans and Man Ray, and the archive display Q&A: Artists in Conversation [free entry].


Visit the Gallery after hours with special events. This week, the Whitechapel Gallery bookstore will be promoting the catalogue accompanying the new exhibition A Handful of Dust. The book is David Campany’s speculative history of the last century, and a visual journey through some of its unlikeliest imagery.

On the night of First Thursdays exclusive signing event with curator and editor of the book David Campany will occur between 6-7pm.

Food & Drink 

Delicious wines, charcuterie and light bites at our brand new wine bar After Hours at The Whitechapel Refectory, with the exclusive chance to sample complimentary Alhambra Beer from Spanish producers.

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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