Pride X Tate Liverpool


Location:Tate Liverpool

Date:26 July 2019

Time:18.30 - 22.30


Keith Haring, Silence = Death 1989 © Keith Haring Foundation. © Keith Haring, Silence = Death 1989 © Keith Haring Foundation.

Celebrate Pride in Liverpool with us at Tate's special late night event

Tate are kicking off our city’s Pride weekend with an exciting evening of free talks and workshops. Music will come from House of Suarez DJ Dave Brennan. Dave will pay tribute to Keith Haring and the 80s by playing all things vogue and house throughout the evening.

Entry into their ★★★★★ Keith Haring exhibition will be free for the evening.

Schedule for the evening 

19.00, 20.00 & 21.00 Voguing workshops
Take part in Voguing masterclasses with Liverpool’s premier Voguing House, the House of Suarez. These free classes are drop in and will be run on a first come first served basis.

19.00-21.00 Penguin Pride
Enjoy poetry performances and readings by Seán Hewitt, the winner of an Eric Gregory Award, a Northern Writers' Award, and the Resurgence Prize, Keith Jarrett, a former UK Slam Poetry Champion and a PhD researcher at Birkbeck and Niven Govinden, a Green Carnation Prize-shortlisted author.

19.15 Collection tour by Michael Birchall
Join Michael Birchall, Curator of Public Practice at Tate Liverpool, as he leads a tour of the collection from an LGBTQ perspective. The tour will feature works by Hélio Oiticica and Andy Warhol.

19.30 Collection tour by Tate Collective Producers
Tate Collective Producers take you on a tour as they highlight some of their favourite works from Tate’s collection, including Barbara Kruger and Nicholas Hlobo.

20.30 Collection tour by John Bird
Join John Bird, co-chair of the LCR Pride Foundation, as he takes you on a tour of works from the collection and share their unique perspective on some of the highlights.

20.30 Reconnect and Remember
Join Sahir House for Reconnect and Remember in Tate Exchange as they discuss the UK AIDS Memorial Quilt, which tells the stories of lives lost in the early days of the HIV/AIDS epidemic.