Tate Liverpool Workshop

Art, Activism, Language; Feminist issues in Museums and Galleries

Explore the role of art and production with artist-led group The Royal Standard

Join The Royal Standard for a research group with drop-in conversations and political presentations. Led by visiting groups and artists, discuss practices that explore the role of art and production within feminist and activist communities.

This series of events includes a symposium, presentations and workshops. Each event will call upon artworks currently on display in Constellations: Highlights from the Nation’s Collection of Modern Art and will explore grass roots and DIY practices.


Monday 27 November, 12.00 - 16.00

Drop-in activity

Tuesday 28 November, 12.00 - 16.00

Drop-in workshops

Wednesday 29 November, 13.00 - 16.00

Celebrate Me bunting workshop with Leah Jones and Jade French

Thursday 30 November, 10.30 - 13.30

‘The People’s Glossary’ Workshop with Community Collective

Friday 1 December, 11.00 - 16.30

Conference: Art, Activism, Language; Feminist issues in Museums and Galleries

Saturday 2 December

11.00 - 12.30: Killjoy Reading Group with Emma Curd reading 'Living a Feminist Life' by Sara Ahmed and Liv Wynter reading 'Writing and Righting Trauma: Troubling the Autoethnographic Voice' by Sophie Tamas

13.00 - 16.00: ‘The People’s Glossary’ drop-in workshop with invited guests

Sunday 3 December, 13.00 - 15.00

Killjoy Reading Group with Lauren Velvick reading ‘Caliban and the Witch’ by Silvia Federici

Jade French at Bluecoat

Image courtesy of Jade French

Programmed by Emma Curd in association Tate Exchange Liverpool Associate, The Royal Standard.


The Royal Standard is an artist-led gallery, studios and social workspace in Liverpool, presenting a dynamic and challenging gallery programme that brings together local, national and international artists.

Tate Liverpool

Tate Exchange Liverpool

Albert Dock
Liverpool Waterfront
Liverpool L3 4BB
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27 November – 3 December 2017 at 10.00–16.00