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“Having lived in the area for several years it's hard to ignore the massive changes already going on in Margate. Much of this is clearly down to the arrival of the Turner so I think this prize is well earned. The old town is lovely these days. Here's hoping the other end of the seafront improves too.”
Reader, Isle of Thanet Gazette
"This is an amazing thing to offer the community. An affordable price, lovely staff and giving even the talentless among us the opportunity to be artistic. I'll be back!"
Participant, workshop for young people
“I think we are very lucky to have such an excellent gallery on our doorstep”
Rosalind McClure, Thanet Times 'I enjoyed it', Letters section page 17
'Turner Contemporary has put this neglected seaside resort back on the map.'
The Times, Cool Weekend Guide, August 2011
'The David Chipperfield - designed architecture is certainly appealing, it sits on Margate’s seafront both strikingly and harmoniously. Inside, the spaces are expansive and individuated, flooded with J. M. W. Turner’s beloved northern light, and – encouragingly for the town, which is banking on cultural regeneration – bustling'.
Frieze 'Revealed: Turner Contemporary' June 2011
'Thanks to the opening of the highly-anticipated Turner Contemporary gallery in April – a venture described by the Arts Council as, ‘a beacon rejuvenating the town and revitalizing the local economy’ – Margate’s fortunes are a-changing.'
Laura Reynolds, Index magazine (West Kent & East Sussex) “Margate’s Metamorphosis” June 2011
'The brilliant thing about Turner Contemporary is that it has given people hope that things are going to change here and also has put Margate back on the map.'
Tracey Emin, FX magazine 'Turner Contemporary Opens beside the seaside', Anna Lewis June 2011
'It may have split opinion with art critics, but Turner Contemporary has proved its worth to Margate’s renaissance by hitting its 12-month target visitor numbers in just 12 weeks.'
Kentnews.co.uk 'Turner Contemporary welcomes its 156,000th visitor', Marijake Cox July 2011
'The site is spectacular … the subtle play of light, sky and sea inside and outside is exhilarating, even euphoric.'
Burlington magazine 'New Galleries', Marina Vaizey September 2011
'Relax in the modern restaurant with breathtaking views as you watch the colours of the changing sky …'
Sheerness Times Guardian, 'Turner Contemporary at Sunset' September 2011
'The modern setting of the Sunley gallery, with the backdrop of yellow lines framing a circular window to the sea as part of Daniel Buren’s work Borrowing and Multiplying the landscape, offers a remarkable new way of looking at this iconic statue from another era.'
Kent on Sunday, 'Contemporary unveiling for Rodin’s historic Kiss', Ed Hill October 2011
'This Modern Art gallery promises to make art fulfilling for all.
Great Days Out October 2011
'A day trip to Margate was planned specifically so we could see the new Turner Contemporary. As we came out of the station we sensed a general drift of other passengers towards the enticing white building across the bay.'
The Telegraph Travel, 'Joan Bakewell on travel for retired women', October 2011