Luminate #TurnerPrize events at Tramway

As part of the Turner Prize Public programme and LUMINATE over at Tramway there are some fab opportunities to get involved in the public programme if you are over 50, including an excellent seminar exploring professional art practice beyond the Turner Prize official cut off age of 50 & also a chance to take part in workshops.

More details below

Drop in Art Workshops for Older Adults:
Daily workshops, Mon 26 – Thu 29 October

Tramway
25 Albert Drive, Glasgow, G41 2PE
0845 330 3501

£3 per session*, booking required
Ages 50+
The Turner Prize is awarded to a British artist under the age of 50. In response, we are offering creative people over 50 the opportunity to participate in workshops inspired by the shortlist, and produce work for exhibition in Tramway, which will open at the end of the week. No previous art experience is required, and participants can attend one or more sessions.

*All workshop participants will be invited to the Turner Prize 2015 Luminate Exhibition launch on Friday 30 October.
Use these links to book your tickets online:
Monday 26 October
Tuesday 27 October
Wednesday 28 October
Thursday 29 October

or call 0845 330 3501

Seminar: Post Turner, post 50 – what now?

Tramway
25 Albert Drive, Glasgow, G41 2PE
0845 330 3501

29th October 7.30pm

£5/3 – book tickets here

Everyone is living longer – including artists. With the cut off for Turner nomination eligibility being 50, what does that represent for professional practice beyond that age in Scotland? Is it different within different art forms? Can the cultural infrastructure support an emergent young artist population alongside opportunities for older artists?

A panel of creative professionals, Sam Ainsley, ex head of the influential MFA department at The Glasgow School of Art; previous Turner nominee Christine Borland; dance practioner and choreographer Janice Parker; and Neil Murray, Executive Producer, National Theatre of Scotland, discuss with Chair, Steve Slater, live art programmer at Tramway for 15 years, now freelance producer/ performance artist.

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