Monday 4 July 2016

Whitechapel Gallery - What's on: Events for families this summer

What's on
Children & Families

Make puppets, perform and create fun animations

Family Day
Sat 19 Jul, 12-4pm | Free entry
Booking advised, drop-in welcome

Come to our free family day this summer! Learn to make puppets and experiment with film animation in fun, creative workshops. During your visit, use a new family trail to guide you around our exhibitions. More
Children's Commission 2016

Edwina Ashton
Until 14 Aug 2016 | Free entry

British artist Edwina Ashton’s installationIn the Winter Hours pairs an animation with sculptures of darkly humorous creatures. More

Check out these curious critters!

The alpine newt and salamander unexpectedly survive in snowy climates and feature in Ashton’s new work.

Watch an extract of her new animation.

Crib Notes: Mary Heilmann
Wed 13 Jul, 10am-12pm | £5, includes refreshments

Join a guided tour of the new exhibition Mary Heilmann: Looking at Pictures with your baby or toddler in tow and refreshments afterwards. With Whitechapel Gallery Assistant Curator Habda RashidMore

For parents and careers with infants under 3.

Exhibitons & Displays

Mary Heilmann: Looking at Pictures
Until 21 Aug | Free entry

Mary Heilmann’s colourful abstract paintings are inspired by pop songs, 1960s counter culture and friendships with New York artists and musicians.More
Keith Sonnier: Light Works 
10 Jun - 11 Sept 2016 | Free entry

An exhibition of Keith Sonnier's early neon works includes Ba-O-Ba VI (1970), meaning ‘bath of colour’ in the Haitian French dialect of Louisiana. More
Artists' Film International
Until 7 Aug 2016 | Free entry

This season of artists' film includes recent work by Karin Sander (selected by Video-Forum n.b.k., Berlin); Igor Jesus (selected by MAAT, Lisbon) and Igor Bošnjak (selected by The Cultural Centre of Belgrade). More
Imprint 93
Until 25 Sept 2016 | Free entry

This archive display brings together rarely seen material from a 90’s mail art project. Featuring artists such as Martin CreedJeremy DellerPeter Doig,Elizabeth PeytonChris Ofili and Bob and Roberta SmithMore