Icelandic Art Center
Icelandic Art Center
17. 10 2018
Applications open for Tate Intensive 2019 – The Case for Action

Application deadline November 29, 2018

Tate Intensive: The Case for Action: July 7–12


Tate invites applications for the fourth edition of Tate Intensive, Tate Intensive: The Case for Action, a rich and dynamic programme exploring the need for imaginative change within art galleries and museums.


Art galleries and museums around the world face momentous change in all directions. What kind of change does this require within institutions? How might we imagine a different set of institutional values?


Brought together in a spirit of exchange and collaboration, Tate Intensive participants are invited to contribute in an open and generous way to peer-led discussions and activities, drawing on their own experiences and case studies, to explore new ways of thinking and working. The week offers a vital space for critical reflection and the opportunity to develop fresh perspectives and new skills for driving change.


The programme includes intimate talks with museum professionals, artists and cultural leaders, and workshop sessions attended by members of Tate staff from different departments across the institution. Daily engagement with art includes visits to exhibitions and displays at Tate Modern and Tate Britain and other London cultural institutions. Evening social activities complement the intense discussions held in the Tate Exchange space at Tate Modern.


Tate Intensive comprises 25 selected participants from around the world. Past participants have included administrators, curators, researchers, writers, educators, producers, programmers, artists, architects, fundraisers, activists and strategists. We are actively seeking a diverse range of professionals working in and with art galleries, museums and other cultural institutions in a wide range of countries.


The programme intentionally brings together people at different stages of their career—from emerging practitioners to directors and others in senior management roles. This intimate group is encouraged to share knowledge and exchange ideas based on their diverse experiences and current practices, and to discuss creative approaches to curating, programming, research, audience development, community engagement and arts management. Participants join an ongoing network of alumni offering support, inspiration and the potential for future collaborations.


For further information about the programme and the application process please see here.