Towards an Avant-Gardist Conception of Gallery Education

As part of the In Site of Conversation series, this symposium explores the potential of gallery education to have a more central role in the production of art

Date: 24/04/2024 – 24/04/2024


This day symposium will examine some of the tensions and commonalities
that have resulted from ‘In Site of Conversation’ research, and the
wider implications of the relationship between schools, galleries and

This event ‘Towards an Avant-Gardist Conception of Gallery Education’ is part of a two year research and development project at Tate Modern called ‘In Site of Conversation‘, which includes artists’ projects, a programme of ‘conversations’ and a series of journals.

The event has been developed with Dean Kenning and other contributors include:

Anna Cutler, Director of Learning, Tate
Pat Thompson, Professor of Education, Nottingham University
Andrew Cooper, Director of Portman Gallery, Morpeth School,


Harold Offeh, Artist, with students and Henry Ward, Artist- Teacher of The Welling School will present the third iteration of their Live Art Salon

This is a free event but booking is required.

"Just to say a huge thanks ... I am looking forward to progressing with this project thanks to your support, advice and guidance"

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