Parasol Unit

 
 
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14 Wharf Road, Hoxton, London N1 7RW
 
 
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Tue to Sat 10:00 - 18:00, Sun 12:00 - 17:00
 
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Parasol UnitParasol unit foundation for contemporary art is a non-profit space
devoted to promoting contemporary art for the benefit of the public.
Parasol unit is a privately funded charity with possible and future
additional funding from the public and private sectors. The core
activity of Parasol unit is to showcase the work of contemporary artists
from around the world. Each year, the foundation mounts three or four
exhibitions in various media, such as sculpture, painting, installation,
video, or photography, for which some works might be specifically
commissioned. Each exhibition is usually accompanied by a publication.
Parasol unit does not charge admission fees.

 

Parasol Unit events

 
Julian Charriere: For They That Sow the WindJulian Charriere: For They That Sow the Wind2016-02-14T10:00:00+00002016-03-23T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Parasol Unit, 14  Wharf Road      N1 7RW
Category: event
Free EventOngoing
Julian Charriere: For They That Sow the Wind
 

Opening and closing times for Parasol Unit...

Today (Sunday) Parasol Unit closes at 17.00

Monday

Closed
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Tuesday

10.00
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18.00
 

Wednesday

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18.00
 

Thursday

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18.00
 

Friday

10.00
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18.00
 

Saturday

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18.00
 

Sunday

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17.00
 

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Old Street Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Angel Tube Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
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Hoxton Overground Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
 
 
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Car Parks

 
Macclesfield Road NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
Elia Mews Car Park
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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