Tate Britain Workshop

Artist-led workshops for schools

An artist and a schoolchild

​Schools workshop 2017 © Tate

Artist-led workshops at Tate Britain for students and teachers, encouraging engagement with art, artists and ideas

As part of the Aspire programme and for this academic year only, all workshops at Tate Britain will reflect on and respond to the work of John Constable through the lens of contemporary artists practice. Workshops are designed to encourage students to engage with art, culture and ideas and voice their thoughts, aspirations and opinions in unique and diverse ways. In the unique setting of Tate Britain workshops are led by artists who work at Tate over the course of a year and give students and teachers the opportunity to encounter historical, modern and contemporary artwork together.

Salisbury Cathedral from the Meadows

Salisbury Cathedral from the Meadows exhibited 1831

John Constable

Oil paint on canvas

1518 x1899 mm

Purchased by Tate with assistance from the National Lottery through the National Lottery Heritage Fund, The Manton Foundation, Art Fund (with a contribution from the Wolfson Foundation) and Tate Members in partnership with Amgueddfa Cymru- National Museum Wales, Colchester and Ipswich Museum Service, National Galleries of Scotland, and The Salisbury Museum. 2013

We take a radical approach to engagement, inviting students to learn about themselves and others through being with art within the public gallery space. These conversations will be different and unpredictable but are always designed to encourage individuals to ask questions, form opinions and take ownership of the gallery.​

About Aspire

Aspire aims to encourage audiences of all ages to enjoy and learn more about the work of John Constable by touring Salisbury Cathedral from the Meadows 1831 across the UK, supported by Art Fund, and by National Lottery players through the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

  • There are two workshops in each time slot per day (strict maximum of 16 students per group)
  • Timeslots are 10.30–12.00 and 13.00–14.30
  • Each school can book up to two workshops per term
  • Groups must sign in at the gallery’s Schools Desk 20 minutes before the start time

Tate Britain

London SW1P 4RG
Plan your visit


2 October 2018 at 10.30–12.00

2 October 2018 at 13.00–14.30

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