Want to know more about the artists currently on display in the Virgina Woolf exhibition? Bonnie Greer explores the friendships, work and designs behind the radical set of artists that made up the Bloomsbury Group, which included Woolf, her sister Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant, in our podcast. Image by Vanessa Bell 'Interior With A Table' http://ow.ly/vBvI30iwOoy
Listen to an exceptional line up of artists, historians and writers as they discuss the themes of the Virginia Woolf exhibition.
Frances Spalding, respected authority on the life and influence of Virginia Woolf will deliver the keynote lecture on Friday evening and Saturday will feature speakers on the themes of the exhibition which features over 200 works of art in four sections – Landscape and Place, Performing Identity, Still Life and the Home and The Private Self.
Tess De...nman-Cleaver, artist / Bryony Gillard, artist / Maggie Humm, Emeritus Professor, University of East London / Dr Hana Leaper, John Moores Painting Prize Senior Lecturer, Liverpool John Moores University / Jean Mills, Associate Professor of 20th Century British Literature, John Jay College, New York / Anna Snaith, Professor of Twentieth Century Literature, King’s College London / Claudia Tobin, Leverhulme Early Career Fellow, English, Cambridge University / Sarah Victoria Turner, Deputy Director for Research, Paul Mellon Centre and Francesca Wade, Co-Editor, The White Review. More details to be released as speakers confirmed.
Friday 2 March
15.00 - Film For Friday 'Out of the Shadows' 2017, 90 mins Director Richard Kovitch, 'Penny Slinger – Out Of The Shadows' is the incredible, untold story of the British artist Penny Slinger and the traumatic events that led to the creation of her masterpiece, the 1977 photo-romance, ‘An Exorcism’.
17.30 – entry to exhibition
18.30 – Frances Spalding, keynote speech
20.00 – close
Saturday 3 March
10.00 – Conference starts
Speakers throughout the day
17.00 – Conference ends
Sunday 4 March
Optional trip (to be confirmed)
The Virginia Woolf conference is programmed with and supported by The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art.
which includes entry to the exhibition, keynote speech on Friday night and Saturday Seminar and refreshments. Optional trip Sunday 4 March – details to be confirmed.
Booking essential, email email@example.com or call 01736 791177
"You have won rooms of your own in the house hitherto exclusively owned by men... But this freedom is only a beginning... With whom are you going to share it, and upon what terms?"
Today marks 100 years since UK law granted most women over the age of 30 the right to vote. We celebrate this milestone event with our Virginia Woolf exhibition opening this Saturday.
Image by Woolf's sister Vanessa Bell 'Interior with a Table', which will be on display....
Virginia Woolf’s radical feminist approach to writing has inspired generations of writers & artists. As our forthcoming show will reveal, St Ives and its context played an important role in developing her ideas... Our new exhibition opens this Saturday, read curator Laura Smith's article for Tate Etc. ow.ly/MpH530i8oAK
It’s gallery takeover time for families!
Join us for a special family celebration of our new Modern Art and St Ives display.
Get creative with Fish Printing Fun, bring artworks to life with Tough Dough’s Animation Station and join author Michael Bird on a journey through 40,000 years of art, as he reads from his acclaimed children's book Vincent's Starry Night and Other Stories....
Walk through the galleries and bring the art works to life at the animation station. Artists from Tough Dough will be working to create a live animated film. Activities include making characters, cutting out, sticking, drawing and filming for all the family. Watch your artwork come to life on the Big Screen!
Take a journey through 40,000 years of art, from cave painters to the present day. Michael Bird will read from his acclaimed children's book.
Free with admission, Locals' Pass or Tate Membership. Aged 18 and under go free.
We are delighted for Jamie Fobert on the news of his appointment. I think we can agree National Portrait Gallery are in safe hands - our extension was a triumph! 🎉
We’re excited to announce that Jamie Fobert Architects have been appointed to lead the transformation of the National Portrait Gallery as part of our #Inspiring...People project.
The London-based practice will deliver the Gallery’s biggest ever development since the building opened in 1896. Including the creation of around twenty per cent more public and gallery spaces, all of which will be refurbished and rehung for the first time, enhancing the entrance and creating a state-of-the-art Learning Centre.