Tate St Ives Director Anne Barlow gives a special talk on her whirlwind visit to New Plymouth.

Anne Barlow leads on programmatic and institutional vision and strategies, oversees museum collections, new commissions, artist residencies and public programmes, and has managed numerous international collaborations.

She has initiated award-winning programmes including Museum as Hub (New Museum) and the What Now? symposia (Art in General), and curated exhibitions with artists including Otobong Nkanga, Huguette Caland, Dineo Seshee Bopape, Donna Huanca, Adelita Husni-Bey, Marwa Arsanios, Basim Magdy, Jill Magid, Shezad Dawood and Surasi Kusolwong.

Before taking up the directorship at Tate St Ives, she was Artistic Director there (2017–2018), Director of Art in General, New York (2007–2016), Curator of Education and Media Programs at the New Museum, New York (1999–2006), and Curator of Contemporary Art and Design at Glasgow Museums, Scotland (1994–1999).

Anne has published with Tate, the New Museum, Henry Moore Institute, Journal of Curatorial Studies and the Sharjah Art Foundation, among others, and was Curator of the 5th Bucharest Biennale, Co-Curator of the Latvian Pavilion at the 55th Venice Biennale and a guest programme curator for The Jerusalem Show VII and the 2nd Tbilisi Triennial, Georgia. She has acted in an advisory capacity to organisations including: the Rockefeller Foundation, New York; Institute of Museum and Library Services, Washington, D.C., New York State Council on the Arts, and the Mumbai Art Room, India; and as a jury member for the kim? Residency Award, Latvia; Exposure 8, Beirut Art Center, Lebanon; MAC International 2018, Belfast; and the British Pavilion, 58th Venice Biennale.


  • Free


  • Tue 19 Nov


  • 6:00 pm — 7:30 pm


  • 42 Queen Street
  • New Plymouth