Artichoke works with artists to create extraordinary and ambitious public art in cities, the countryside and on coastlines around the UK.

We have created some of the most celebrated outdoor art in recent times, including the Lumiere light festivals, The Sultan’s Elephant, Antony Gormley’s One & Other Fourth Plinth commission and Temple.

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February 4, 2021

An Interview with Artichoke Senior Producer, Kate Harvey

This week we spoke to our Senior Producer Kate, to gain an insight into the challenges and joys of working as part of the festival team since Lumiere first began in 2009. Read More

A walkway by the River Thames with a traffic sign planted in the middle, the sign is pointed in the direction of the river on it is written
January 15, 2021

Walking The Line

This week* The Art of It visits The Line, London’s first dedicated public art walk. The walking guide is now on the Bloomberg Connects app, which means you can listen directly to exhibiting artists talking in-depth about their work while discovering more about the area’s history and wildlife. Read More

January 8, 2021

BRILLIANT ideas wanted!

Expanded Lumiere 2021 commissioning scheme is now open for applications. Read More

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As a registered charity, Artichoke’s events are entirely dependent on additional funding from individuals and organisations.

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London 1666, David Best, London’s Burning, a festival of arts and ideas for Great Fire 350. Produced by Artichoke. Photo by Matthew Andrews