Past Event Tate Modern Private View

Teachers' private view: Matisse Cut-Outs and Richard Hamilton

28 April 2014 at 18.30–20.30

An exclusive opportunity to see exhibitions, attend curator’s talks and artist-led activities, pick up free resources, meet the Schools and Teachers team, hear about forthcoming programme opportunities and share a drink with colleagues. Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs 18.30–20.30, Level 2 East

Richard Hamilton 18.30–20.30, Level 3 East

Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs Curator’s talk

18.45–19.15, Level 2 EastLimited places – sign up on Level 2 concourseMeet at the entrance to the exhibition

This landmark show explores the final chapter in Matisse’s career in which he began ‘carving into colour’ and his series of spectacular cut-outs was born. The exhibition represents a once-in-a-lifetime chance to see many of the artist’s works in one place. Assistant Curator Flavia Frigeri introduces Matisse’s final works.

Richard Hamilton Curator’s talk

19.30–20.00, Level 3 EastLimited places – sign up on Level 2 concourseMeet at the entrance to the exhibition

Richard Hamilton is widely regarded as a founding figure of pop art, who continued to experiment and innovate over a career of 60 years. Tate Modern presents the first retrospective to encompass the full scope of Hamilton’s work. Join Assistant Curator Hannah Dewar on a tour of the exhibition exploring Hamilton’s relationship to design, painting, photography and television, as well as his engagement and collaborations with other artists.

Sam Keogh 

19.00–19.30 Level 2 EastDrop in, meet at the entrance to the exhibition

Join artist Sam Keogh as he constructs a portrait of Richard Hamilton with a performance lecture in the exhibition.


Cut Outs

18.30–20.00, Turbine HallDrop in, meet in the Turbine Hall

Create a collaborative installation in the Turbine Hall inspired by Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs and experience the evolving work from the level 2 concourse.

Materials for the Construction of Meaning (MCM) resource

18.30–20.30 Richard Hamilton

Encounter selected words, questions and quotations and have a discussion with colleagues around the making and construction of meaning in the exhibition.

This resource was devised by Katriona Beales, Helen Rousseau and Martine Rouleau, and is available to self-led groups visiting Tate Britain.

Artist-devised resources

M is for Matisse 

A selection of our A – Z of short, accessible activities relating to the exhibition, specific works in the Collection and the building itself will be available.

Many Schools and Teachers resources are also available to download from the Tate websiteFor further information and to book please email

Meet the Schools and Teachers team

18.30–20.30, Level 2 concourse

The Schools and Teachers team will be available to answer questions and discuss our exciting new programme for 2014–15.

Have a drink

18.30–20.30, Level 2 concourse

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


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Plan your visit

Date & Time

28 April 2014 at 18.30–20.30

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