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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October 17, 2019

It’s here! Lumiere Durham 2019 programme revealed

Discover the spectacular artworks programmed to transform Durham from 14th– 17th November 2019. Read More

October 4, 2019

Deputy Development Director (Maternity Cover)

Artichoke is seeking an exceptional individual for the role of Deputy Development Director. … Read More

September 27, 2019

Global Teacher Winner, Andria Zafirakou and Sir Nicholas Serota to speak at Lumiere Conference

We’re delighted to announce that Andria Zafirakou, 2018 Global Teacher Prize Winner and Sir Nicholas Serota, Chair of Arts Council England are among the inspiring thought-leaders speaking at ‘Learning Curve: Syllabus for the Future’. 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