First Thursdays: October 2017

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    Whitechapel Gallery First Thursday

Past Event

Join a special late night opening on 5 October 2017 for Whitechapel Gallery First Thursdays.


Be amongst the first to see our full range of autumn exhibitions.

Newly opened exhibitions include Thomas Ruff: Photographs 1979 – 2017, Leonor Antunes: the frisson of the togetherness [Free entry],  ISelf Collection: The End of Love [Free Entry], Cally Spooner [Free Entry] and Commissions from Performa’s Archives [Free Entry].


From 6.30 – 8pm, Eduardo Padilha will be launching his new book ‘BalinHouseProjects 10 Years‘.

This will be a unique opportunity to purchase this new publication celebrating 10 years of exhibitions and events, together with one of the last available copies of ‘My Home Is Your Home’ for the special price of £15.00

It will also be a unique opportunity to purchase 1 of the last 10 copies of ‘The Laundry Room’ special edition which comes with 2 signed prints, by Richard Wentworth and Michael Marriott for the price of £200.00.

Food & Drink 

Delicious wines, charcuterie and light bites at our 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 [Pick up your free copy from the Whitechapel Gallery front desk].

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