Inspired by Margate, a seaside town associated throughout history with youth experience, Nothing in the World But Youth encompasses the excitement, energy and pulsating creativity of the young, bringing together over 200 works by 94 artists in an examination of youth.
Sat 17 Sep 2011 - Sun 8 Jan 2012
'The isolated grandeur of this sculpture's display in Margate is a bit like the solitary splendour of Michelangelo's David in its immense niche in Florence, and it powerfully focuses attention on the greatness of Rodin.
Tue 4 Oct 2011 - Sun 2 Sep 2012
Hamish Fulton's first one-person show in the UK since 2002 includes new work made as the result of the group walks in Kent that were commissioned by Turner Contemporary in the lead up to the opening of our new gallery.
Tue 17 Jan - Mon 7 May 2012
'Magnificent paintings worth crawling on your hands and feet to Margate to see' Novelist and Psychogeographer Iain Sinclair reviews Turner and the Elements on .
Sat 28 Jan - Sun 13 May 2012
'Margate’s sympathetic installation across three galleries gives maximum force.
Sat 26 May - Sun 23 Sep 2012
Two new works; a video by visual artist John Smith and site-specific performances by dance artists Dog Kennel Hill Project, have been commissioned by Turner Contemporary, Stour Valley Arts and South East Dance as part of RELAY.
Fri 1 Jun - Mon 27 Aug 2012
This summer, we have two major new site-specific commissions by internationally acclaimed artists Mark Wallinger and Lindsay Seers, which respond to Margate and use footage shot in the town.
Sat 7 Jul - Mon 27 Aug 2012
In a secret space at Turner Contemporary, Lindsay Seers’ new film installation Entangled² delves into a seaside past where the boundaries between people blur.
Sat 7 Jul - Sun 5 Aug 2012
Online artist with artist Gayle Chong Kwan Broadcast live Thur 27 Sept - watch now below
Thu 30 Aug - Thu 27 Sep 2012
Internationally renowned artist Bob and Roberta Smith was commissioned by Turner Contemporary in 2006 to create a banner project to animate Margate High Street.
Thu 6 Sep - Sun 28 Oct 2012
The second artist commission for our Sunley Gallery is Tempo para Respirar (Breathing Time) by Brazilian artist Maria Nepomuceno.
Fri 14 Sep 2012 - Sun 17 Mar 2013
Alex Katz (born Brooklyn, New York, 1927) is one of the most important and respected living American artists with a career that spans over six decades.
Sat 6 Oct 2012 - Sun 13 Jan 2013
A superb personal selection of works from the Tate Collection, chosen by Alex Katz, including works by George Stubbs, JMW Turner, Walter Sickert, Henri Rousseau, Francis Picabia, Chaim Soutine, Piet Mondrian, David Hockney and Marlene Dumas.
Sat 6 Oct 2012 - Sun 20 Jan 2013
This autumn, Turner Contemporary is showcasing the talent of emerging artists from East Kent in the Ground Floor and Clore Learning Studio spaces, as part of the new Platform programme which aims to support graduate professional development and nurture new talent.
Wed 10 Oct - Sun 18 Nov 2012
Our unique coastal location is the inspiration for a new display of three works from the Arts Council Collection.
Tue 27 Nov 2012 - Sun 2 Jun 2013