ARTPIL Profiles of the Arts

Turner Contemporary
Gallery

Turner Contemporary is one of the UK’s leading art galleries.

Situated on Margate seafront, on the same site where Turner stayed when visiting the town, Turner Contemporary presents a rolling programme of temporary exhibitions, events and learning opportunities which make intriguing links between historic and contemporary art. The gallery offers a space for everyone to discover different ways of seeing, thinking and learning.

The organisation was founded in 2001 to contextualise, celebrate, and build on the artist JMW Turner’s association with Margate, Kent. In 2011, Turner Contemporary gallery, designed by Sir David Chipperfield, opened, and has fast become a visitor attraction of national and international importance.

Turner Contemporary is a catalyst for the regeneration of Margate and East Kent, already welcoming over 1.5 million visits. The vision of the organisation is Art Inspiring Change, using collaboration, learning, ambition and transformation to give everyone to access to world-class art.

Turner Contemporary is a part of the Plus Tate network of visual arts organizations across the UK. Turner Contemporary is a charity and admission to the gallery is free.

www.turnercontemporary.org

Antony Gormley

Cy Twombly

Carey Young

Eleanor Marriott

Jyll Bradley

Pedro Reyes

Yin Xiuzhen

    Turner Contemporary is one of the UK’s leading art galleries.

    Situated on Margate seafront, on the same site where Turner stayed when visiting the town, Turner Contemporary presents a rolling programme of temporary exhibitions, events and learning opportunities which make intriguing links between historic and contemporary art. The gallery offers a space for everyone to discover different ways of seeing, thinking and learning.

    The organisation was founded in 2001 to contextualise, celebrate, and build on the artist JMW Turner’s association with Margate, Kent. In 2011, Turner Contemporary gallery, designed by Sir David Chipperfield, opened, and has fast become a visitor attraction of national and international importance.

    Turner Contemporary is a catalyst for the regeneration of Margate and East Kent, already welcoming over 1.5 million visits. The vision of the organisation is Art Inspiring Change, using collaboration, learning, ambition and transformation to give everyone to access to world-class art.

    Turner Contemporary is a part of the Plus Tate network of visual arts organizations across the UK. Turner Contemporary is a charity and admission to the gallery is free.

    www.turnercontemporary.org

    Antony Gormley

    Cy Twombly

    Carey Young

    Eleanor Marriott

    Jyll Bradley

    Pedro Reyes

    Yin Xiuzhen