Whitechapel Gallery premiered world-class artists like Pablo Picasso,Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, Frida Kahlo… Picasso’s Guernica was first displayed here in 1939.
Whitechapel Gallery-London consists of ten art gallery in an art nouveau building first opened in 1899.It plays a central role in London’s cultural landscape and is pivotal to the continued growth of the world’s most vibrant contemporary art quarter’.
The Independent says about this galley “If anywhere, this is the place to promote a new belief in the good of art.”
Whitechapel Art Gallery displays world-class artists from modern masters such as Pablo Picasso, Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko and Frida Kahlo to contemporaries such as Sophie Calle, Lucian Freud, Gilbert & George and Mark Wallinger. Picasso’s Guernica was first displayed here in 1939.
Whitechapel Gallery: Admission ticket price, opening hours
Admission Tickets: Free admission i.e. no entrance fee.
Opening Hours: Tuesday to Sunday 11am-6pm but Thursday closes late at 9pm
Address and nearest tube to Whitechapel Gallery
Address: 77-82 Whitechapel High St, London E1 7QX
Telephone and Email: 020 7522 7888 Email. [email protected]
Nearest Tube/Train Bus: Aldgate East, Liverpool Street, Tower Gateway stations and Shoreditch High Street overground station. Bus- bus numbers 25, 205, 254 (outside the gallery) 15, 115, 40, 42,45 and 67 (outside Aldgate Station) 35, 43,78,149, 242, 344 and 388 (Commercial Road), 242 and 253 (outside Liverpool Street Station). Please visit the Journey Planner of Transport for London to see how to get there.
Car parking: No parking spaces except blue badge holders. Using public transport is preferable. External parking facilities are NCP Whitechapel High Street (Ph. 0845 050 7080), Buckle Street Multi-storey Car Park. There are free parking spaces for Blue Badge holders but spaces are available on a first come, first served basis.