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Mar
7
Thu
2019
In Conversation: George Shaw and Mark Hallett
Mar 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Mar
8
Fri
2019
Ken Loach and George Shaw In Conversation
Mar 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Ken Loach and George Shaw In Conversation @ The Holburne Museum | England | United Kingdom

Join acclaimed director and activist Ken Loach in conversation with Holburne-exhibiting artist and Turner-prize nominee George Shaw as they talk about the links between their works. Best-known for his films Kes (1969), I, Daniel Blake (2016) and The Wind that Shakes the Barley (2006), and his treatment of social issues such as homelessness, poverty and labour rights, Loach’s work has inspired Shaw, whose retrospective at the Holburne focusses on the suburban Tile Hill council estate where he grew up. Following a discussion of these themes, the audience will be invited to join in the conversation.

Apr
11
Thu
2019
In Conversation: Tristram Hunt, Sonia Boyce & Maria Balshaw
Apr 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
In Conversation: Tristram Hunt, Sonia Boyce & Maria Balshaw @ The Holburne Museum | England | United Kingdom
Tristram Hunt (Director, V&A), Sonia Boyce, (Artist and Professor of Black Art & Design at University of the Arts London), Maria Balshaw CBE  (Director of Tate) and Chris Stephens (Director, Holburne) As museums redefine their place in society,and their financial positions become progressively more vulnerable, the question of why museums matter is all the more urgent and complex. This talk will explore the significant and profound ways in which cultural engagement can enhance, shape and alter people’s lives.  (Exhibition and Garden Café open for drinks, 6-7pm)

You may also be interested in our all-day Symposium – Why Museums Matter for Mental Health.

Photo of Dr Tristram Hunt by Will Whittaker
Sonia Boyce: Image courtesy of UAL
Photo of Maria Balshaw by Hugo Glendinning, 2017