Testing the Water

Young People and Galleries

Edited by Naomi Horlock

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ISBN: 9780853239048

Publication: November 1, 2000

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Tate Liverpool has established a reputation for its approach to youth audience development through Young Tate, a programme for young people aged between 14 and 25. This collection of essays, which responds to a growing demand for information about relationships between galleries and their young audiences outside formal education, reflects on Tate Liverpool’s role in creating a workable strategy for sustainable youth programming. Issues addressed include gallery and museum education, ethnography, cultural studies and exhibition and gallery management practice.

Preface Acknowledgements Foreword Introduction Chapter 1 Story: Young People and Art Galleries Case Study: Ten Things People Say about the Experience of Art Galleries and Ten Changes Young People Ask of Art Galleries – Jane Elliot Essay: With Visitors in Mind: The Museum with Permeable Walls – Toby Jackson Chapter 2 Story: Setting the Scene 1989-1994 Case Study: Youth Arts Weekend, September 1993 – Naomi Horlock Essay: Beyond L’Amour de l’Art: Youth, Cultural Democracy and Europe – Ullich Kockel Chapter 3 Story: Learning Curve Case Study: Memories of the Young Tate Advisory Group – Soraya Lemsatef Essay: Museums, Galleries and the Business of Consulting with Young People – Sara Selwood Chapter 4 Story: Working with Young People Case Study: Two-day Summer Project, July 1995 – Gary Clarke Essay: Integrated Management – Gaby Porter Chapter 5 Story: Curating with Young People Case Study: Working with Curators: Comments from Young Tate Display Group Members Essay: Opening Up the Curatorial Space – Lewis Biggs Chapter 6 Story: Taking on More Case Study: BBC Radio Merseyside’s Young Tate Debate Essay: Learning in Art Museums: Strategies of Interpretation – Eilean Hooper-Greenhill Chapter 7 Story: Taking Stock Case Study: Young Tate Web-site – Liza Lemsatef Young Tate Workshop Leaders’ Training Course – Emilia Eriksson, Anitha Darla Essay: The Shape of Things to Come? – David Anderson Contributors

Format: Paperback

Size: 234 x 156 mm

168 Pages

ISBN: 9780853239048

Publication: November 1, 2000

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