Thanet has a rich and lively artistic heritage that continues to this day.
This page contains links to interesting locations, organisations and events that we're sure will interest our members. Click on the photographs for more information.
The Beaney House of Art & Knowledge is an Art Gallery, Library and Visitor Information Centre situated in the heart of historic Canterbury. This award winning facility provides state-of-the-art exhibition galleries, excellent educational facilities and a varied programme of events for all ages.
A cultural hub in East Kent, praised for its welcoming atmosphere, providing a range of services under one roof, uniting art, heritage, books, ideas, information and collections.
As part of his fascinating talk on Lawrence of Arabia, Dr Neil Faulkner described the San Pietro and Monte Cassino Project.
The San Pietro and Monte Cassino Project is a programme of landscape reconnaissance, survey, and recording, supplemented with historical research and oral history, to catalogue the visible archaeological features relevant to the Battle of Cassino between October 1943 and May 1944. Military History Live is now recruiting volunteers for the second field season, which will run from 27 May to 9 June 2020. Open to all, regardless of experience.
Turner Contemporary is one of the UK’s leading art galleries. Founded to celebrate JMW Turner’s connection to Margate in 2001, the David Chipperfield designed gallery opened in 2011.
The Turner Contemporary's work extends beyond showcasing world class exhibitions, to driving the social and economic regeneration of Margate and East Kent and transforming lives in one of the most deprived areas of the UK.