AboutA series of events explores the complex relationship between art and education in the UK since the 1960s. The three talks are organised by Elena Crippa (Curator, Tate Britain) and Nicoletta Lambertucci (Curator, DRAF).
Art School: Another History
Tuesday 6 May, 7-8.30pm
Prof. Catherine Elwes (artist and Professor of Moving Image Art, Chelsea College of Art), Prof. Lisa Tickner (Visiting Professor at The Courtauld Insitute of Art) and Amy Tobin (Doctoral Researcher, University of York) discuss the history of the art school from a female perspective and the limits of an institution traditionally shaped and dominated by men.
A London Underground strike is expected on 6 May, but DRAF is easily reached by buses including numbers 24, 27, 29, 88, 134, 214, 253.
Museum Education and Public Programmes: From Object to Discourse
Tuesday 13 May, 78.30pm
Andrew Brighton (art critic and writer, formally Senior Curator Public Events, Tate Modern) and Victoria Walsh (Head of Curating Contemporary Art Programme, Royal College of Art) discuss their roles and experiences across art schools and public museums.
Imagining Art Education: The Artist Speaks
Tuesday 20 May, 78.30pm
Artists Aaron Angell, Celia Hempton and Cally Spooner imagine their own ideal public programmes through the lenses of their diverse artistic practices. Each will present personal responses to art and education, bringing their individual experiences to the discourse.
The talks will be followed by a Q&A session.