Whitechapel Gallery

Local nameWhitechapel Gallery
LocationLondon Borough of Tower Hamlets, UK

The Whitechapel Gallery is a public art gallery in Whitechapel on the north side of Whitechapel High Street, in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets. Designed by Charles Harrison Townsend, it was opened in 1901 as one of the first publicly funded galleries for temporary exhibitions in London, and it has a long track record for education and outreach projects, focused on local people. It exhibits the work of contemporary artists, as well as organising retrospective exhibitions and shows that are of interest to the local community.

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Opening hours

Mon: closed
Tue - Wed, Fri - Sun: 11 am - 6 pm
Thu: 11 am - 9 pm

Please, check the website for planned closures.


General admission to the gallery is free.
Special exhibitions may require extra fees.

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whitechapel_Gallery

Official Website https://www.whitechapelgallery.org/

Twitter https://twitter.com/_TheWhitechapel

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/WhitechapelGallery

Email info@whitechapelgallery.org

Phone +44 20 7522 7888

Address 77-82 Whitechapel High Street, London E1 7QX, UK

Coordinates 51°30'58.234" N -0°4'13.165" E

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