Past Event Tate Britain Private View

Teachers' private view: Barbara Hepworth

Join us for an evening of curators’ talks, touch tours and artist-led activities with free entry to Barbara Hepworth: Sculpture for a Modern World. Be the first to try out our new artist devised resource, B is for Glass Slipper, created exclusively for the exhibition as well as explore new digital resources whilst enjoying a complimentary glass of wine with colleagues.

Schedule

Exhibitions

18.30–20.30
Barbara Hepworth: Sculpture for a Modern World

Talks

Curator's talk

19.00–19.30 and 19.45–20.15
Limited places – please sign up on arrival
In the exhibition

Assistant Curator Inga Fraser gives a tour of the exhibition, sharing an insight in to the work of the artist.

Ten minute talks

18.30–20.30
In the exhibition

Look out for our pop-up Ten minute talks, where staff and volunteers from across Tate give their personal insight into chosen works from the Barbara Hepworth: Sculpture for a Modern World exhibition.

Activities

Artist-led workshops

18.45–19.15 and 19.30–20.00
Limited places – please sign up on arrival
In the exhibition

Join artist Shaun Doyle to explore the Barbara Hepworth: Sculpture for a Modern World exhibition. Using our new Hepworth resource B is for Glass Slipper as a starting point, take part in a making activity amongst the artworks to consider the artist’s use of form and its absence.

Touch Tour

18.40–19.00, 19.35–19.55 and 20.05–20.25
Limited spaces – please sign up on arrival
In the exhibition

Experience an alternative tour of the Barbara Hepworth: Sculpture for a Modern World exhibition through touch. Explore how the techniques of touch tour, audio description and using handling objects can support students who are blind, partially sighted or those who have SEND to engage with artworks in the gallery.

Please note that jewellery will need to be removed during the touch tours to avoid damage to the artworks

Artist-devised resources

B is for – Glass Slipper

Try out our new A is For activity devised by artist Shaun Doyle and designed to support and extend your students’ visit to the Barbara Hepworth: Sculpture for a Modern World exhibition.

Many Schools and Teachers resources are also available to download.

For further information and to book please email resource.coordinator@tate.org.uk

Taylor Digital Studio

18.30–20.30

Drop in to the Taylor Digital Studio to explore the range of digital resources available for you and your students to learn more about Barbara Hepworth and the Tate collection. The Digital Learning team will be on hand to show you the games, online courses, archive material and more that can be used in your classroom.

Tate's BP Art Exchange

Come and meet Tate’s BP Art Exchange team and find out more about this exciting international project. Discover our online platform and learn how you can share art and ideas with other teachers, artists and cultural organisations worldwide.

We invite you to explore our online activity packs, and choose your favourite to take away.

Tate Kids

Tate Kids is Tate’s online art destination for kids to enjoy and learn about art. Your class can play art games, write stories, and upload and share art with other kids around the world. During the evening you can browse the Tate Kids website and see the Tate Creates inspired by Barbara Hepworth. Follow @tate_kids on Twitter.

Meet the schools and teachers team

18.30–20.30
Manton Foyer

The Schools and Teachers team will be available to answer questions and discuss our exciting upcoming programme for 2015–16

Have a drink

18.30–20.30
Manton Foyer

Use your voucher for a complimentary glass of wine or juice at the bar.

Tate Britain

Millbank
London SW1P 4RG
Plan your visit

Date & Time

3 July 2015 at 18.30–20.30

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