Turner Contemporary
Many of our events are drop in, so just turn up on the day. For events that need advance booking, you can buy tickets online on the event page, by calling 01843 233 000 or at our Information Desk onsite at the gallery.

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Photo Manu Palomeque
24 May 2014 - 21 September 2014

Mondrian and Colour

Exhibition

‘I wish to approach truth as closely as is possible, and therefore I abstract everything until I arrive at ... More details

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        
29 March 2014 - 8 February 2015

Edmund de Waal: Atmosphere

Exhibition

This spring, our Sunley Gallery is transformed again with a brand new work, Atmosphere, by artist Edmund de Waal. More details

2pm Free 1 August 2014

Spotlight talk

Tour

Turner Contemporary staff reveal personal stories unlocked by objects and artworks in a personal tour of our summer exhibitions. ... More details

6 - 9pm Free 1 August 2014

Limbo Escape Routes

First Friday

Encounter art, music and performance in new and innovative ways on the first Friday of every month at Margate’s ... More details

10am - 6pm Free 5 August 2014 - 14 September 2014

Alan Kane: Documentarium

Exhibition

Discover Kent's more unusual and fascinating history in internationally renowned artist Alan Kane's revealing exhibition,  featuring ancient documents, sketches, strange ... More details

2pm Free 8 August 2014

Spotlight talk

Tour

Turner Contemporary staff reveal personal stories unlocked by objects and artworks in a personal tour of our summer exhibitions. ... More details

10am - 3pm Free entry (please register in advance) 9 August 2014

RIBA South East Sandcatle Challenge

Sandcastle challenge

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) is holding a Sandcastles Challenge on Margate Beach! Bring family, friends, colleagues ... More details

11am & 3pm Free 10 August 2014

Light Steps

Dance

Adesola Akinleye’s new choreographic performance invites you to celebrate the wonder of the dancer inside us all.Light-Steps ... More details

Time TBC Free 13 August 2014 - 14 August 2014

Elliot Galvin Trio

The award winning Elliot Galvin Trio in collaboration with film-maker Alex Morley, sculptor Stuart Brough and sound artist Joe Wright ... More details

2pm Free 15 August 2014

Spotlight talk

Tour

Turner Contemporary staff reveal personal stories unlocked by objects and artworks in a personal tour of our summer exhibitions. More details

1 - 4pm 20 August 2014

Easy Holidays: Blank Canvas

Families

Blank Canvas, our intergenerational art group who meet regularly at Turner Contemporary, ask you to choose a colour, reflect ... More details

1 - 4pm 21 August 2014

Easy Holidays: Blank Canvas

Families

Blank Canvas, our intergenerational art group who meet regularly at Turner Contemporary, ask you to choose a colour, reflect ... More details

2pm Free 22 August 2014

Spotlight talk

Tour

Turner Contemporary staff reveal personal stories unlocked by objects and artworks in a personal tour of our summer exhibitions. More details

2pm Free 25 August 2014

Spotlight talk

Tour

Turner Contemporary staff reveal personal stories unlocked by objects and artworks in a personal tour of our summer exhibitions. More details

2pm Free 29 August 2014

Spotlight talk

Tour

Turner Contemporary staff reveal personal stories unlocked by objects and artworks in a personal tour of our summer exhibitions. ... More details

1 - 4pm Free 30 August 2014

Craft Club

Craft Club

Share your love of craft and learn to knit, crochet, weave, sew and more with our friendly craft enthusiasts. More details

2.30pm £5 / £4 concessions 30 August 2014

Art on Screen: Hito Steyerl

Art on Screen

Berlin-based artist and writer Hito Steyerl is one of the most critically acclaimed artists working in the field of video ... More details