During Turner Prize 2019
Monday – Friday 11am – 6pm
Saturday and Sunday 10am – 6pm
Christmas Opening Times
We are closed 23-26 December
Open every other day including New Year’s Day (11am – 6pm)
Entry to our exhibitions is free
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Turner Prize 2019 Events
Sat 28 Sep 2019 - Sun 12 Jan 2020
One of the best known prizes for visual arts in the world, Turner Prize 2019 is coming to Turner Contemporary in Margate.
Tue 3 Sep 2019 - Sun 5 Jan 2020
This year Turner Contemporary presents the eighth edition of Platform, the annual region-wide project created to support new graduate talent across the south east of England. This year’s exhibition includes four artists graduating from Fine Art courses at two Kent universities.
Sat 30 Nov 2019 - Sun 5 Jan 2020
The WEEE Christmas Treee has been created by Margate-based artist Zo Defferary, in collaboration with Turner Contemporary and Future Foundry specially for Christmas 2019.
Turner Contemporary, in collaboration with Kent Libraries, has commissioned sound artist, designer and electronic musician Yuri Suzuki to make a new art work as part of Margate NOW.
14 - 15 December 2019
Join us for a market filled with stalls from local artists and makers
6 Oct 2019 - 12 Jan 2020
Commissioned by Applause Rural Touring and Turner Contemporary, to celebrate Turner Prize 2019,The Open Air Drawing Room by Eric MacLennan celebrates the innovative techniques of JMW Turner and John Ruskin culminating in the creation of hundreds of small watercolours.
Saturday 2nd November & Saturday 4th January, 9am-10am
Join us for Quiet Hour to explore Turner Prize 2019 at Turner Contemporary.
09 Jan 2020
How can communities be strengthened through the arts? Join us for a day of reflection, conversation and action around arts and place-making.
Every day, 12:30pm & 3:30pm
Discover the stories behind the artworks on our daily free Highlights Tour
Join one of our Gallery Assistants who will introduce you to some of their favourite artworks featured in the current exhibition and find out more about the works.
Free tours are daily and start at 12:30pm & 3:30pm at the main desk.
Sat 19 Aug 2017 - Sun 1 Nov 2020
ANOTHER TIME is a series of one hundred, solid cast-iron figures by Antony Gormley that explore the experience of being human.
1 Apr 2020 - 30 Nov 2020
Discover 7 extraordinary new art commissions by leading contemporary artists in the landscape of Kent, Essex and Sussex.
7 February 2020 – 3 May 2020
From 7 February 2020, Turner Contemporary will showcase the work of artists and makers from the Alabama and surrounding states in We Will Walk – Art and Resistance in the American South.
Plan an exciting day of art and creativity, browse unique products in our shop or drop in for something to eat in our cafe.