Tuesday, 19 March 2013

Turner Contemporary announces April and May events programme

Press release
Turner Contemporary announces 2013 April & May events programme

Alongside our current exhibitions Carl Andre: Mass & MatterRosa Barba: Subject to Constant Change and Turner’s Perspective: Selected by Rosa Barba and our installations by Juan Muñozand Dan Graham, Turner Contemporary is delighted to announce highlights from its April and May 2013 events programme. 
Turner Contemporary offers an exciting variety of events, including the annual Turner Lecture and Dinner with this year’s special guest the award-winning art critic, historian, broadcaster and curatorRichard Cork. The gallery plays host to Turner on Perspective, a dramatisation by Maurice Davies featuring special guests art critic Alastair Sooke and the Royal Academy’s Professor of Perspective, Humphrey OceanMargate’s young Writers' Squad respond to the gallery’s exhibitions with a reading of their written work. 
For more information on our exhibitions and installations go towww.turnercontemporary.org.uk/whats-on. 

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 Professor of Perspective at the Royal Academy, Humphrey Ocean.
Writers’ Squad exhibition reading
Sat 20 Apr, 12 noon, free
Young people from our Writers Squad read their work, written in response to the exhibitions.

Annual Turner Lecture and Dinner with Richard Cork
Thu 25 Apr, 6pm
Award-winning art critic, historian, broadcaster and curator Richard Cork is our special guest at this year’s Turner Lecture and Dinner. The evening raises vital funds for our future exhibitions, learning and community outreach programmes. Join us for a drinks reception, followed by the lecture and dinner served overlooking ‘the loveliest skies in all Europe’.
Book by 31 March and benefit from our advance ticket prices: £85 per person (full price £100) Table of 8, £600 (full price table £700)

Book online at turnercontemporary.org/whatson. This event is supported by media partner KM Group

Carl Andre: Mass & Matter
Exhibition tour
Thu 2 May, 3pm, free
Art Historian Dr Dominic Rahtz gives a special tour of Mass & Matter.


Sculpture Drawing
Sat 18 & Tue 21 May (Adult Learners’ Week),
2 – 4pm, drop in, free
Celebrate Adult Learners’ Week (18 – 24 May) with a sculpture drawing class – draw Juan Muñoz’s figures and get tips from artist Roy Eastland.

Family workshops
Every Sunday, and Wednesdays and Thursdays during school holidays you can explore the exhibitions through our fun activities
1 – 4pm, drop in, £3 per child/free for adults, under 3s and families living in CT9



Free exhibition tours
Every Sat, Sun and Bank Holiday, 11 – 11:30am
Perspective Windows
Self-led activities Tue - Sunday, 10am – 6pm, drop in, free
Clore Learning Studio (subject to availability)
Make your own perspective drawings inspired by Turner and stick them onto our Clore Learning Studio windows. Devised by artists Make, Do and Draw.
 Full event information can be found on our website at turnercontemporary.org/whatson
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.

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