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.

Concessionary rates apply to students, senior citizens, registered unemployed, registered disabled and under 18s.
9 February 2015 - 23 March 2015

Blank Canvas: Mr Lion

Exhibition

Blank Canvas is an intergenerational group based at Turner Contemporary. The group brings together people of all ages to ... More details

Photo Stephen White
24 January 2015 - 10 May 2015

Self

Exhibition

In a world where 'selfies' have become everyday expressions and ‘Britishness’ is being redefined, what is the ... 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 March 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

1-4pm Free, drop in 1 February 2015

Art of the Magic Lantern

Easy Sunday Special

Come and make your own 'Victorian Selfie'. Artists Nicole Mollett and frog Morris invite you to dress up and ... More details

1 - 4pm, drop in £3.50 per child / Free* 8 February 2015

Easy Sunday: In the Frame

Families

Create a surprising and innovative self portrait, inspired by Sir Anthony van Dyck’s painting in our exhibition Self, ... More details

6.30pm £8 / £6 concessions | Talk + Dinner offer £30 12 February 2015

Curator's tour and talk

Tour and talk

Get inside the exhibition through the eyes of Catharine MacLeod, Curator of 17th Century Portraits at the National Portrait ... More details

2pm Drop in Free 14 February 2015

A Portrait of a Building

Readings

An afternoon of readings from students of the Critical Writing in Art & Design course at the Royal College ... More details

1 -4pm, drop in £3.50 / Free* 15 February 2015

Easy Sunday: Face to Face

Families

Combine your own self portrait with your favourite portrait from the exhibition to create a selfie in disguise. Workshop ... More details

All day Free 20 February 2015

The Van Dyck Vanishments

Gaming

Step into a machine that takes you INSIDE works of art. Interact and immerse yourself through art, theatre and ... More details

All day Free 21 February 2015

The Van Dyck Vanishments

Gaming

Step into a machine that takes you INSIDE works of art. Interact and immerse yourself through art, theatre and ... More details

All day Free 22 February 2015

The Van Dyck Vanishments

Gaming

Step into a machine that takes you INSIDE works of art. Interact and immerse yourself through art, theatre and ... More details

1 - 4pm, drop in £3.50 per child / Free* 22 February 2015

Easy Sunday: In the Frame

Families

Create a surprising and innovative self portrait, inspired by Sir Anthony van Dyck’s painting in our exhibition Self, ... More details

1 - 4pm Free 28 February 2015

Craft Club

Craft Club

Our friendly makers are here to welcome you and show you some new crafts, guide you further on ones ... More details