First Thursdays: June 2017

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    Whitechapel Gallery First Thursdays

Past Event

This event was on Thu 1 June 2017, 6-9pm

Join a special late night opening on 1 June 2017 for Whitechapel Gallery First Thursdays. 


The ISelf  Collection: Self Portrait as the Billy Goat featuring a variety of self-portraits by leading artists (free entry). The new commission by Emanuel Almborg: Learning Matter (free entry) and the archive display Q&A: Artists in Conversation (free entry)


Visit the Gallery after hours with special events. This week, hosted an evening devoted to Art Night 2017 artist-related book titles. The Whitechapel Gallery bookstore celebrated and promoted the artists involved in Art Night by importing and offering a selection of limited and rare publications.

On the night, artist Ian Whittlesea was available from 6.30pm to sign copies of his books ‘The Egyptian Postures’ and ‘Becoming Invisible’.

Food & Drink 

Delicious wines, charcuterie and light bites at our 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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