The Serpentine Sackler Gallery

West Carriage Drive, Kensington Gardens , W2 2AR

The Serpentine Sackler Gallery, exterior picture

Address:West Carriage Drive, Kensington Gardens , W2 2AR
Map:See The Serpentine Sackler Gallery on a map
Telephone:+44 (0) 20 7402 6075
Nearest Station:Knightsbridge
Lancaster Gate
Link:http://www.serpentinegalleries

About: Although the Serpentine’s second site is housed within a 19th century gunpowder store, a new addition designed by Zaha Hadid looks like it could come straight out of a sci-fi movie. The Serpentine Sackler Gallery is just a seven minute walk away from the original venue, and in addition to providing an extra 900 metres of exhibition space it has a restaurant and event space. The old Grade II listed building was finished in 1805, constructed in the neo-classical style with doric columns on its facade. Hadid has added a space-age pavilion attached to one side of the gallery, where a restaurant called The Magazine is located.

The gallery’s schedule follows the seasons, with four different shows a year; like its predecessor, exhibiting artists will all be contemporary.

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