The First Art Newspaper on the Net   Established in 1996 United States Monday, March 25, 2019

Today, Her Majesty The Queen and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh visited Turner Contemporary
Britain's Queen Elizabeth (R) meets British artist Tracey Emin in front of JMW Turner's "Crossing the Brook" while visiting the Turner Contemporary Gallery in Margate, southeast England November 11, 2011. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett.

MARGATE.- An honour for the gallery, this historic moment came after a hugely successful first seven months, which has seen Turner Contemporary welcome over 300,000 visitors.

Her Majesty The Queen met with gallery Director Victoria Pomery, Chair John Kampfner and key members of staff. She was taken on a tour of the gallery, where she was introduced to guests including artist Tracey Emin, architect Sir David Chipperfield, and Deputy Director of Tate Alex Beard.

The Royal couple met with the young winners of our Page Turner competition, whose works hang in the gallery, pupils from Northdown Primary School and Hartsdown Technology College who were involved in activities in the Clore Learning Studio, and participants from our current and past community projects; Artworks, Blank Canvas, Cultural Ambassadors, The Great Art Quest, Generate and Art of Sound, as well as our Youth Navigators.

During the visit, Her Majesty unveiled a plaque to commemorate the occasion.

'We have had a fantastic response from our visitors, who have travelled from far and wide to Margate to experience the gallery and the art we have on display for free here.

We know the positive benefits we have already brought to the local economy, and I am delighted that The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh have been able to witness this impact for themselves.' said Victoria Pomery, Director of Turner Contemporary.

'The visit of The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh is a moment to celebrate for Turner Contemporary and the town, and confirms our status as a leader in our field and a gallery of international status.' said John Kampfner, Chair of Turner Contemporary

'The visit of Her Majesty the Queen and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh to Turner Contemporary is not just a great moment for Margate but a major acknowledgement for British contemporary art. And it's so exciting - Margate's on the map again.' said Tracey Emin, artist

Today's News

November 12, 2011

Public gets first look at Wal-Mart heiress' new Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

Today, Her Majesty The Queen and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh visited Turner Contemporary

Indianapolis Museum of Art presents "Universe Is Flux: The Art of Tawara Yūsaku"

£9M Imperial Chinese vase tops Bonhams stunning Chinese art sale in London

Paris' Arts Decoratifs museum retrospective celebrates ad man Jean-Paul Goude

Reflex Gallery offers rare opportunity to view a selection of Roger Ballen's work in Amsterdam

The Collection of Will Fisher, founder of Jamb, to be offered at Christie's London in February 2012

Amid a time of economic uncertainty, United States history museums struggle to update exhibits

'Nancy Chunn: Chicken Little and the Culture of Fear' at the Rhode Island School of Design Museum

Norton Museum of Art names LACMA's Tim B. Wride as new Curator of Photography

Apparent 19th-century slave cemetery uncovered on former cotton plantation in Florida

Home decor on offer in early December period art & design auction at Bonhams

Ultra-rare and pristine copy of Action Comics 1, lost 11 years, up for sale at

University of Michigan Museum of Art to present five contemporary photographers in Face of our Time

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum announces monumental Owen Gromme gift

Edgy Brooklyn Museum to show film of ants on crucifix

Local talent the focus at August Wilson Center for African American Culture

Record for any photo sold at auction set in Christie's in New York

Most Popular Last Seven Days

1.- Historic show marks 350 years of Rembrandt, the 'first Instagrammer'

2.- Kimbell Museum Acquires Cranach Masterpiece

3.- Exhibition presents the most outstanding works from the Princely Collections

4.- MIMA opens an immersive and playful exhibition called "DREAM BOX"

5.- First exhibition of its kind pairs classic cars and Postwar paintings

6.- New Bouguereau exhibition at Milwaukee Art Museum explores artist's popularity in Gilded Age America

7.- Superstar designer Karl Lagerfeld dies at the age of 85

8.- Paul Gauguin's artistic innovations installed in tropical setting reflecting their inspiration

9.- Major gift to The Met of Peter Doig's modern masterpiece Two Trees

10.- Monet - Reinventions of Impressionism in a new large-scale exhibition

Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .


Ignacio Villarreal
Editor & Publisher:Jose Villarreal - Consultant: Ignacio Villarreal Jr.
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez

Royalville Communications, Inc
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
to a Mexican poet.

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site
Tell a Friend
Dear User, please complete the form below in order to recommend the Artdaily newsletter to someone you know.
Please complete all fields marked *.
Sending Mail
Sending Successful