Category Archives: Programme A

Education Practice at Tate 1970-present

Richard Morphet in conversation with Victoria Walsh
Richard Morphet in conversation with Victoria Walsh

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Richard Morphet
Richard Morphet joined the Tate Gallery in 1966 and retired in 1998. His first appointment was as Assistant Keeper of the Modern Collection, becoming Deputy Keeper of it in 1973, and subsequently Keeper from 1986 until 1998.

 

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Education Practice at Tate 1970-present
Programme A

Monday 23 February – Friday 27 February 2009

In considering how museums have significantly reconfigured their relationships with audiences over the last decade and given how Learning as a department carries a notable responsibility in developing audiences, this series of interviews with present and past members of Tate staff aims to create an understanding and account of how Education practice within Tate has historically evolved from information and explanation to interpretation, engagement to participation, informal knowledge to professional research.

Questions to be considered in this programme in relation to Education practice are:

  • Since its inception  what are the historical legacies of the original Education Department within the operation of Tate and more recently Tate Britain?
  • Where has Education been historically positioned and now?
  • What kind of agency does Education hold within the production and reproduction of knowledge within Tate?
  • What is its relationship to a research practice?
  • How does it configure its publics?

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Helen Charman in conversation with Victoria Walsh

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Helen Charman
Helen Charman was previously Curator, Teacher Programmes, Tate Modern

 

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This recording is part of:

Education Practice at Tate 1970-present
Programme A

Monday 23 February – Friday 27 February 2009

In considering how museums have significantly reconfigured their relationships with audiences over the last decade and given how Learning as a department carries a notable responsibility in developing audiences, this series of interviews with present and past members of Tate staff aims to create an understanding and account of how Education practice within Tate has historically evolved from information and explanation to interpretation, engagement to participation, informal knowledge to professional research.

Questions to be considered in this programme in relation to Education practice are:

  • Since its inception  what are the historical legacies of the original Education Department within the operation of Tate and more recently Tate Britain?
  • Where has Education been historically positioned and now?
  • What kind of agency does Education hold within the production and reproduction of knowledge within Tate?
  • What is its relationship to a research practice?
  • How does it configure its publics?

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Toby Jackson in conversation with Victoria Walsh

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Toby Jackson
Toby Jackson joined Tate Gallery Liverpool in 1988 as the founding Head of Education and Public Programmes and a member of the Gallery’s senior management team, later becoming the founding Head of Interpretation and Education at Tate Modern in 1999.

 

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This recording is part of: 

Education Practice at Tate 1970-present
Programme A

Monday 23 February – Friday 27 February 2009

In considering how museums have significantly reconfigured their relationships with audiences over the last decade and given how Learning as a department carries a notable responsibility in developing audiences, this series of interviews with present and past members of Tate staff aims to create an understanding and account of how Education practice within Tate has historically evolved from information and explanation to interpretation, engagement to participation, informal knowledge to professional research.

Questions to be considered in this programme in relation to Education practice are:

  • Since its inception  what are the historical legacies of the original Education Department within the operation of Tate and more recently Tate Britain?
  • Where has Education been historically positioned and now?
  • What kind of agency does Education hold within the production and reproduction of knowledge within Tate?
  • What is its relationship to a research practice?
  • How does it configure its publics?

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Andrew Brighton in conversation with Victoria Walsh

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Andrew Brighton
Andrew Brighton worked for Tate between 1992 and 2002. He was Curator of Public Events at the Tate Gallery, Millbank until he moved in 1999 to Tate Modern to become Senior Curator: Public Programmes.

 

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This recording is part of:

Education Practice at Tate 1970-present
Programme A

Monday 23 February – Friday 27 February 2009

In considering how museums have significantly reconfigured their relationships with audiences over the last decade and given how Learning as a department carries a notable responsibility in developing audiences, this series of interviews with present and past members of Tate staff aims to create an understanding and account of how Education practice within Tate has historically evolved from information and explanation to interpretation, engagement to participation, informal knowledge to professional research.

Questions to be considered in this programme in relation to Education practice are:

  • Since its inception what are the historical legacies of the original Education Department within the operation of Tate and more recently Tate Britain?
  • Where has Education been historically positioned and now?
  • What kind of agency does Education hold within the production and reproduction of knowledge within Tate?
  • What is its relationship to a research practice?
  • How does it configure its publics?

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Anna Cutler conversation with Victoria Walsh

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Anna Cutler
Anna Cutler is Head of Learning at Tate Modern and took up the post in 2006.

 

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This recording is part of:

Education Practice at Tate 1970-present
Programme A

Monday 23 February – Friday 27 February 2009

In considering how museums have significantly reconfigured their relationships with audiences over the last decade and given how Learning as a department carries a notable responsibility in developing audiences, this series of interviews with present and past members of Tate staff aims to create an understanding and account of how Education practice within Tate has historically evolved from information and explanation to interpretation, engagement to participation, informal knowledge to professional research.

Questions to be considered in this programme in relation to Education practice are:

  • Since its inception what are the historical legacies of the original Education Department within the operation of Tate and more recently Tate Britain?
  • Where has Education been historically positioned and now?
  • What kind of agency does Education hold within the production and reproduction of knowledge within Tate?
  • What is its relationship to a research practice?
  • How does it configure its publics?

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Sylvia Lahav in conversation with Victoria Walsh

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Sylvia Lahav
From1987 to 1993 Sylvia Lahav was Curator of schools at the Tate Gallery, and from 1994 to 1995 she was Curator responsible for devising and co-ordinating lectures and events and for the planning co-ordination and management of a large varied programme of events, conferences, seminars. From 1996 to 1999 she became Curator of  Public programmes  at the Tate Gallery moving in 2000 to Tate Modern as part of the team established there.

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This recording is part of:

Education Practice at Tate 1970-present
Programme A

Monday 23 February – Friday 27 February 2009

In considering how museums have significantly reconfigured their relationships with audiences over the last decade and given how Learning as a department carries a notable responsibility in developing audiences, this series of interviews with present and past members of Tate staff aims to create an understanding and account of how Education practice within Tate has historically evolved from information and explanation to interpretation, engagement to participation, informal knowledge to professional research.

Questions to be considered in this programme in relation to Education practice are:

  • Since its inception what are the historical legacies of the original Education Department within the operation of Tate and more recently Tate Britain?
  • Where has Education been historically positioned and now?
  • What kind of agency does Education hold within the production and reproduction of knowledge within Tate?
  • What is its relationship to a research practice?
  • How does it configure its publics?

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Tim Marlow in conversation with Victoria Walsh

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Tim Marlow
Tim Marlow began working at the Tate Gallery as a lecturer in the Education Department and subsequently move to the Communications Department where he established and edited Tate – The Art Magazine

 

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This recording is part of:

 

Education Practice at Tate 1970-present
Programme A

Monday 23 February – Friday 27 February 2009

In considering how museums have significantly reconfigured their relationships with audiences over the last decade and given how Learning as a department carries a notable responsibility in developing audiences, this series of interviews with present and past members of Tate staff aims to create an understanding and account of how Education practice within Tate has historically evolved from information and explanation to interpretation, engagement to participation, informal knowledge to professional research.

Questions to be considered in this programme in relation to Education practice are:

  • Since its inception  what are the historical legacies of the original Education Department within the operation of Tate and more recently Tate Britain?
  • Where has Education been historically positioned and now?
  • What kind of agency does Education hold within the production and reproduction of knowledge within Tate?
  • What is its relationship to a research practice?
  • How does it configure its publics?

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Simon Wilson in conversation with Victoria Walsh

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Simon Wilson
Simon Wilson joined Tate in 1967 as Official Lecturer. He became Head of Education in 1980, Curator of Interpretation in 1991, Communications Curator in 2000, and retired from Tate in 2002.

 

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This recording is part of:

 

Education Practice at Tate 1970-present
Programme A

Monday 23 February – Friday 27 February 2009

In considering how museums have significantly reconfigured their relationships with audiences over the last decade and given how Learning as a department carries a notable responsibility in developing audiences, this series of interviews with present and past members of Tate staff aims to create an understanding and account of how Education practice within Tate has historically evolved from information and explanation to interpretation, engagement to participation, informal knowledge to professional research.

Questions to be considered in this programme in relation to Education practice are:

  • Since its inception  what are the historical legacies of the original Education Department within the operation of Tate and more recently Tate Britain?
  • Where has Education been historically positioned and now?
  • What kind of agency does Education hold within the production and reproduction of knowledge within Tate?
  • What is its relationship to a research practice?
  • How does it configure its publics?

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Michael Compton in conversation with Victoria Walsh

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Michael Compton
Michael Compton joined Tate in 1965 as Assistant Keeper in the Modern Collection (now Collection). In 1970 he was appointed as Keeper of Exhibitions and Education Department to be assisted by 2 Assistant Keepers.  In 1980, he became responsible for the exhibitions programme, Education and the Archive & Library

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This recording is part of:

Education Practice at Tate 1970-present
Programme A

Monday 23 February – Friday 27 February 2009

In considering how museums have significantly reconfigured their relationships with audiences over the last decade and given how Learning as a department carries a notable responsibility in developing audiences, this series of interviews with present and past members of Tate staff aims to create an understanding and account of how Education practice within Tate has historically evolved from information and explanation to interpretation, engagement to participation, informal knowledge to professional research.

Questions to be considered in this programme in relation to Education practice are:

  • Since its inception  what are the historical legacies of the original Education Department within the operation of Tate and more recently Tate Britain?
  • Where has Education been historically positioned and now?
  • What kind of agency does Education hold within the production and reproduction of knowledge within Tate?
  • What is its relationship to a research practice?
  • How does it configure its publics?

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