Tate Schools Workshops Programme – Call For Artists



Tate Schools Workshop Programme

Tate London works with new artists every year to ensure the workshops remain live and reflective of current artistic practice.  At the centre of the programme are young people, artists and art. We believe that working alongside artists, surrounded by art works, is an invaluable way of bringing young people closer to the art.

Open Until:

Posted: 04/02/2015


The Schools and Teachers team are looking for 6 contemporary artists with a committed practice.  We want to work with artists who want to explore art in the galleries through their practice, in the context of regular workshops with school children. Artists develop the workshop sessions through their ideas, in lively dialogue with young people and in discussion with the other artists and the Schools and Teachers team. 


Rate of pay is £215 / day.

How to apply

Please submit all the below in
one Word document or PDF:

  • Questions:

  •        What are the ideas and forms in your current practice?
    250 words

  •        Why are you interested in the programme? 250 words

  •        What is your interest in and experience of working
    with schools? 250 words

  • CV – exhibitions and relevant work experience – max.
    2 pages

  • Examples of your practice. 

  • Links to websites or blogs please, no
    attachments.  Send no more than x 3 examples (e.g 3 links to 3
    specific works on your website).

  • Please confirm you can attend on Wed 22nd
    or Tue 28th April for interview and your availability for
    planning days on Tues 22nd and Wed 23rd September. Term
    begins on week commencing Monday 5th October 2015.

  • Please let us know if you would be regularly
    unavailable on Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays.

Tate aims to attract and retain talented people from all backgrounds. We
particularly encourage applications from black, ethnic minority, and disabled
applicants as these groups are currently underrepresented in the cultural

"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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