Ethnography in the art museum

Ethnography in the art museum was the second of three events at Tate examining key questions for research and practice in arts and cultural learning organised under the auspices of the Tate Research Centre: Learning.


 This seminar focused on how ethnographic approaches and concepts have developed over time and been adopted within the art museum, impacting on curatorial, learning and participatory art practices. The event brought together artists, curators, museum professionals and academics who considered the historic trajectory of ethnography, it’s current status within the art museum and the challenges and opportunities posed by ethnography as a way of knowing and representing ‘the other’.

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