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On the first Thursday of every month, Whitechapel Gallery celebrates the vibrancy of East London’s art community with curated recommendations for free exhibitions, music events, book launches, and more.

Explore galleries, artist-run spaces, and studios in our local area using our First Thursdays online listings to guide you. Alternatively, pick up a printed copy of the recommended programme from the Gallery foyer.

Get inspired – check out our latest Top 5 galleries and exhibitions, or follow one of our recommended Walking Routes to make the most out of your First Thursday.

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Highlights

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Dlúthpháirtíocht: Irish Solidarity with Palestine

Launch of "Dlúthpháirtíocht: Irish Solidarity with Palestine" exhibition.

FILTH

Exhibition of Classically-Inspired Photography and Oil Painting for Fetish Week London

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Sympoiesis

Six Artist Group Show: Sympoiesis (Finissage/Performance)

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TAMSIN MORSE, ANDREW SETO, CAROLINE THOMSON, JACQUELINE UTLEY: “Staged”

Painters scene-setting


Walking Routes

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June

A new month means fresh First Thursdays picks, so don’t miss tonight’s highlights! The walking route will be approximately one hour and forty minutes long and comprise three galleries. The first stop will be at Gallery 46 for The Garden...
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May

Enjoy today’s self-led walk of late openings and public art as part of Whitechapel Gallery‘s First Thursdays. The Walking Route of tonight will start as usual from our Gallery and head to a commemorative plaque, a mural and three art openings for...
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April

First Thursdays is finally back with an exciting series of free events scheduled from 6 to 9 pm, spanning from the north side of the river to the east of London. The walking route will be approximately one hour and...

Exhibitions

Explore the current exhibitions at East London’s galleries, studios and artist run spaces.


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