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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July 20, 2017

Lumiere London is Back!

Bigger, brighter and bolder, the UK’s largest light festival is returning for a spectacular second edition. More than 40 UK and international artists will reimagine London’s iconic architecture and streets, transforming the city into a dazzling nocturnal art exhibition. Free to visit and taking place north and south of the… Read More

June 21, 2017

Lumiere Durham 2017: BRILLIANT winners announced

A record 125 people applied with a final five entries chosen. Read More

June 1, 2017

Join us and get a special gift

Sign up to our Friends’ scheme, Artichoke Hearts to get a free copy of our book on The Sultan’s Elephant.    … Read More

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

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