Tate Britain Tour

Tour: A Story of Children and Art

Photograph of a Year 3 primary school class in 2018

© Tate

Join an intimate tour exploring how British artists have depicted children

Steve McQueen’s Year 3 Project features photographic portraits of thousands of London schoolchildren. This special after-hours tour explores how British artists have represented children and childhood throughout history. 

Led by the art historian, writer and broadcaster Ferren Gipson, the tour looks at paintings, sculptures, photographs and video works from the eighteenth century to the present day, and explores how issues of gender and class have shaped artistic depictions of children.

The tour concludes with consideration of McQueen’s epic new work


Ferren Gipson is an art historian, writer and broadcaster. She is currently Social Media Marketer for Art UK and the host, writer and producer of the Art Matters podcast.

Tate Britain

London SW1P 4RG
Plan your visit

Date & Time

13 December 2019 at 18.30–20.00