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  • 2018_ Planton Movil Family Day and Walk photo by Rob Harris

    Family Day: Planton Movil, 2018, Photo by Rob Harris

Committed to a programme that stretches through all levels of learning and critical engagement, the Whitechapel Gallery hosts an expansive environment in which to experience, enjoy and discuss contemporary art and culture, in close dialogue with artists and other creative practitioners.


Writer in Residence

Since 2009, Whitechapel Gallery has invited a series of writers and artists to take up the position of Writer in Residence.

The Writer in Residence 2023 is Martin O'Brien.

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Connecting with people living and working in east London to explore place and identity through workshops and artist projects, both within the Gallery and off-site.

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Schools & Teachers

A wide range of projects, residencies, discussions and lively activities link to the national curriculum and encourage children to make art.

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Here you can find free resources to play, explore and experiment with art, inspired by the exhibitions at Whitechapel Gallery.

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What is contemporary art all about? Open to 15 - 24 year olds this is a chance for young adults to explore art, meet creative professionals, and open up career paths into the sector.

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Children & Families

Children and adults experience art and learn together through a diverse range of artist-led workshops, events, activities and exhibitions.

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Postgraduate Study

This distinctive Masters of Arts programme offers a one-of-a-kind, integrative experience in working in the field of contemporary art, developing exhibitions and multi-disciplinary and inclusive public programmes.

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NEON Curatorial Exchange

It builds links between emerging curators in the UK and Greece, so that best practice can be shared and new ideas developed, with the aim of championing curatorial excellence.