Join us for an evening of art, workshops and music curated by our Tate Collective Producers. Catch up with friends, create clay sculptures in our free workshops and enjoy street food in our café. We'll also have DJ sets by Dayzy and rapper Blue Saint and live music by Neo-Soul band Nuage.
Book tickets here to see our ★★★★ Theaster Gates: Amalgam exhibition. Students who attend Liverpool John Moores University, University of Liverpool, Liverpool Hope University, Edge Hill University, City of Liverpool College and Birmingham City University get free entry into the exhibition. Just show a valid student card. If you're aged 16-25, sign up for a free Tate Collective account and get £5 exhibition tickets plus discounts in our shop and café.
Schedule for the evening
Craft Wire Workshop, 17.00-21.00
Twist, bend and wrap wire to make your own piece of artwork in response to Theaster Gates in our drop-in workshop led by our Tate Collective Producers.
Making Faces: In Clay, 17.00-21.00
Create a small sculpture or mask inspired by Theaster Gates: Amalgam. Make physical gestures by squashing, squeezing, prodding and poking at air drying clay. Make it yourself or collaborate with a friend. Add your creations to the temporary display and then take your work home as a memento.
Tiles with Tate Collective Producers, 17.00-21.00
Inspired by the colours and patterns in Theaster Gates’s work, take a tile and add your design.
Improve a Pot: Regeneration, 18.00-21.00
Give a rejected piece of pottery a home! Choose an item from a selection of ceramic pieces and regenerate it into a new and unique piece of artwork. Photograph your designs and share them on social media using the hashtag #ImproveAPot
Liverpool-based rapper and singer Dayzy performs the first of two sets.
Enjoy a performance by this seven-piece neo-soul band from Liverpool.
Blue Saint, 21.00-21.45
Blue Saint is a Congolese and British, Liverpool-based rapper, singer-songwriter and spoken word artist that blends hip-hop, R&B and electronic music.
Tiz, 17.00-19.00, 19.30-20.00 and 20.30-21.00
From Gospel to Chicago house, expect a mix of sounds by Tate Collective Producer Tiz.
Baltic Clay and Tate Collective Producers, 17.30-18.00
Learn more about being Baltic Clay studio members from Matt and Louise. Find out about their work, inspirations and upcoming projects and collaborations including LightNight 2020.
Amina Atiq, 19.30
Hear writer and poet Amina Atiq perform in Op Art in Focus. She explores the conflict and beauty of her dual identity and takes us on a journey to her birth home, Yemen. She'll share political views and describe how she found love again for her home after the war began in 2015, which has fuelled her activism.
Liverpool-based rapper and singer performs the second of his two sets.
Food and Drink:
Grab a bite to eat whilst enjoying these performances. Check out our special street food menu.