SATURDAY 28 May 2011
Tate Liverpool & Albert Dock venues
Saturday 28 May 2011, from 14:00
You can travel around the world this Bank Holiday weekend without even leaving the Albert Dock!
On Saturday 28 May, Tate Liverpool will be celebrating Liverpool’s rich multicultural heritage with a one off event inspired by current exhibition A Sense of Perspective.
Visitors are invited to experience music, carnival and theatre performances by young people from a wide range of cultural backgrounds, including the debut performance by DaDaLive: A partnership between Fittings Multimedia Arts, Fuse: New Theatre for Young People and DaDa – Disability & Deaf Arts. Musical entertainment will be provided by The Liverpool Chinese Youth Orchestra. The Reader Organisation will be running workshops and giving away hundreds of free copies of Frank Cottrell Boyce’s new book for young people, The Unforgotten Coat.
Visitors to the gallery will also have the opportunity to view the winning artworks from Young Tate’s International online art competition, New Perspectives, as well as enjoying the Tate Collection display A Sense of Perspective. Installations, sculpture, video and photography by artists including Sarah Lucas, Wolfgang Tillmans, Carl Andre and Turner Prize 2011 shortlisted artist Martin Boyce feature.
Following the events at the gallery, the Albert Dock will host the World Perspectives Food Trail from 16.00. Starting in Tate Café, the trail will include Albert Dock restaurants What’s Cooking?, PanAm Restaurant and Bar, Circo, Miller & Carter Steak House, Blue Bar and Grill, Gusto and the Maritime Dining Room. International cuisine, from Italian pizzas and Mexican quesadillas to the finest British Beef from the West Country, will be available for those on the World Perspectives Food Trail to sample absolutely free!
World Perspectives kicks off a half term of free family fun at Tate Liverpool.
Running everyday from Tuesday 31 May to Sunday 5 June, Miniature Artworks is an exciting collage making workshop suitable for children aged five and over. Using recycled materials, participants can make their own miniature versions of artworks from the Tate Collection, and help to build a display of exhibits. On Bank Holiday Monday, 30 May, Fabulous Family Tales takes place (13.30 and 15.30) – a lively, interactive and fun theatre experience for young children. Come along and enjoy the fun!
Image: c. Tate