Tate and Steve McQueen call for ‘arts-rich’ school curriculum

According to The Guardian, Tate says many state schools are ‘starved of the resources to support access to culture’

Access to the visual arts will be a preserve of privately educated children unless the government takes urgent action to improve the school curriculum, the director of Tate, Maria Balshaw, and the artist Steve McQueen have warned

They are calling for an “arts-rich curriculum” as a “lasting legacy” for McQueen’s hugely popular school photo project which filled Tate Britain with thousands of class photos of year 3 children.

Tate argues that if the decline in secondary school arts provision continues, many of these children may have little opportunity to take art when they move on from primary school.

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