Wednesday, 13 March 2013

Easter at Turner Contemporary

Press release
What not to miss: Turner Contemporary’s Easter programme highlights

Over the Easter period Turner Contemporary will be showing exhibitions and installations by leading international artists Carl Andre, Rosa Barba, JMW Turner and Dan Granham. Alongside these exhibitions and Dan Graham's exterior pavilion, located on Turner Contemporary's south terrace, an installation of engaging bronze sculptures by Juan Muñoz opens Easter week in the Sunley Gallery. Visitors can also enjoy and take part in the gallery’s exciting public programme of both free and paid events, featuring exhibition tours and a variety of workshops for adults and children.
For more information on our exhibitions and installations go to

Turner's Perspective spotlight tour
Thu 21 Mar, 3pm, free
Humphrey Ocean, current Professor of Perspective at the Royal Academy, sheds
new light on Turner’s perspective drawings, which the artist made to accompany his lectures in the mid-19th century.

John Downton Schools Exhibition
26 Mar – 14 Apr
Clore Learning Studio (closed 30 Mar)
See work by the winners of the 2012 John Downton Awards, all students from Kent schools and colleges.

Perspective Drawing
Adult Workshop

Sat 30 Mar, 10am – 4pm, £50/£40 concessions
Inspired by our exhibition Turner’s Perspective, artist David Redfern teaches the basics of perspective drawing.
Book online at
Code MAR/02255/A/LC

Craft Club
Sat 30 Mar, 1 – 4pm, drop in, free
Learn to knit, crochet, weave, sew and more with our friendly craft enthusiasts.
Turner on Perspective
Sat 13 Apr, 7.30pm, £10 / £8 concessions
Turner’s lectures were famous for being at once fascinating and extremely difficult to follow.  See for yourself in Maurice Davies’ dramatisation with special guests including art critic Alastair Sooke (The Daily Telegraph) and Humphrey Ocean (Professor of Perspective at the Royal Academy)

Family workshops 
Fri 29, Sun 31 Mar, Mon 1, Wed 3, Thu 4, Sun 7, Wed 10, Thu 11, Sun 14 April
1 – 4pm, drop in, £3 per child/free for adults, under 3s and families living in CT9



Wed 3, Thur 4, Wed 10, Thur 11 April
1 – 4pm, drop in, £3 per child/free for adults, under 3s and families living in CT9
Make and balance your own sculptures with paper artist Clare Youngs and cast your own sculptures with artist Kerrie Davies.  
Free exhibition tours
Every Sat, Sun and Bank Holiday, 11 – 11:30am
Saturdays 1 – 4pm, drop in
£3 per child/free for adults, under 3s and families living in CT9
Clore Learning Studio (subject to availability)
Inspired by Carl Andre, feel, explore, play and build in this self-led activity.
Supported by WWMartin.
Full event information can be found on our website at

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