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  • Arp: The Poetry of Forms

    Fri 13 Oct 2017 - Sun 14 Jan 2018
    Jean Arp is one of the most renowned artists of the 20th century. His distinct visual language proposed a parallel between artistic creativity and nature. 'Jean Arp: The Poetry of Forms' bring the first exhibition of Arp’s work to the UK since his death in 1966.
  • Tracey Emin, 'My Bed'/JMW Turner

    Fri 13 Oct 2017 - Sun 14 Jan 2018
    Tracey Emin’s iconic and controversial installation 'My Bed' will be on display alongside a group of twenty of Turner’s intimate gouache drawings of Petworth House loaned from Tate’s collection.
  • Visiting the gallery this autumn

    Tue 26 Sep - Thu 12 Oct 2017
    Tuesday 26 September – Thursday 12 October: The main galleries upstairs will be closed, but the spaces downstairs will be open
  • Dutch/Light (for Agneta Block)

    Sat 12 Aug - Sun 5 Nov 2017
  • ANOTHER TIME for Margate / Folkestone

    Sat 19 Aug - Sun 5 Nov 2017
  • Platform Graduate Award 2017

    Fri 15 Sep - Sun 5 Nov 2017
Turner Contemporary is a world-class gallery in the vibrant seaside town of Margate. We showcase contemporary and historical art in new and dynamic ways.

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