NSEAD 2021 - Conversation 2. Equity is...Diversity + Opportunity

Join us as we consider how we overcome the barriers, thresholds, gatekeepers that reduce equity of access - how can art educators and the cultural sector work together to ensure equality of opportunity in art, craft and design education?

Conversation 2: Equity is...Diversity + Opportunity


Dr Susan Foister | National Gallery, Deputy Director

Rose Sinclair | Artist, Goldsmiths College

Dr Deborah Riding | Programme Manager: Children and Young People, Tate Liverpool, and Principal Editor, iJADE

Carey Robinson | Head of Learning, South London Gallery


‘The Artwork’ : Gossaert's 'The Adoration of Kings' | The National Gallery Collection

6 May 2021

Time: 3:15-5.15 pm (BST)


This is an open session Members FREE

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15:15 – 15:25  | Welcome:  Michele Gregson NSEAD General Secretary

15:25 – 15:55 | The Expert View : Dr Susan Foister

15:55 –16:15 | Presentation - “I never thought I could see myself in a place like this”… what does it feel like to see me? : Rose Sinclair

16:15 – 16:45 | Panel Discussion ‘Museums and Galleries are charged with widening access to their collections. What does engagement look like in a truly open and welcoming gallery setting?

16:45 – 17:15 | Continuing the conversation – breakout groups discuss ‘Barriers, thresholds, gatekeepers - how do educators ensure equality of opportunity in art, craft and design education?’

17:15 - Close

Image credit: Gossaert 'Adoration'  courtesy of the National Gallery