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Turner Contemporary
  • Self


    Sat 24 Jan - Sun 10 May 2015
    In this extraordinary new exhibition, Turner Contemporary becomes a frame through which self-portraiture is re-evaluated in the 21st century. From Van Dyck to Louise Bourgeois see over 100 works, brought together for an expansive look at the artists’ self.
    Photo Stephen White
  • Edmund de Waal: Atmosphere

    Edmund de Waal: Atmosphere

    Sat 29 Mar 2014 - Sun 8 Mar 2015
    "...minimalist displays of coolly beautiful ceramic objects seductively straddle the old gap between art and craft. Modernism and ancient influences elegantly combine in art at once beautiful and thought-provoking." Jonathan Jones, The Guardian
    286 porcelain vessels in 9 aluminium and plexiglass vitrines
    Each: 11 3/4 x 118 x 9 3/4 inches (30 x 300 x 25 cm)
    Overall dimensions variable
    © Edmund de Waal. Courtesy Gagosian Gallery
    Photo Stephen White        
  • Blank Canvas: Mr Lion

    Blank Canvas: Mr Lion

    Tue 10 Feb - Sun 22 Mar 2015
    See an exhibition by our intergenerational group Blank Canvas. The group have been exploring 'Mr Lion' an enigmatic figure, through work with artist Lucy Steggals and creating their own work.
    Blank Canvas, Mr Lion 14
  • Dialogic Portraits: Life Painting by Felicity Allen

    Dialogic Portraits: Life Painting by Felicity Allen

    Tue 3 - Sun 29 Mar 2015
    Building on her previous dialogic portraits project, Begin Again, Felicity has worked with young women preparing to study and shape their careers and with women who are already known for the work they have produced to create new portraits for our Clore Learning Studio
Turner Contemporary is a gallery in Margate, delivering world-class exhibitions of contemporary and historical art, events and activities. Admission is free.

Turner Contemporary will be closed until 1pm on Wednesday 11 March for the visit of HRH The Duchess of Cambridge. The gallery will be open 1 - 6pm. Admission is free


Admission to the gallery is free
Open Tuesday - Sunday and bank holidays 10am - 6pm (closed Mondays except bank holidays).


Turner Contemporary is a charity
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