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78-82 Whitechapel High Street

Whitechapel Art Gallery

Significant Building

  • Completed: 1892
  • Grade II* Listed [106573]
  • Built by: Potts, Son and Hennings
  • Historic period: Late Victorian: 1876-1900
  • This is a significant building
  • Current Use: Arts and Cultural

Whitechapel Art Gallery is an Art Nouveau style building which dates back to 1892. It is a major art attraction in the city and promotes local talent as well as contemporary art.

It is Grade II listed and is considered to be an architectural masterpiece! Exhibitions of modern and contemporary art are held at the gallery and it is well-known world wide for its pioneering education and public events programmes.