Be inspired by our Autumn Courses and Workshops

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Be Inspired by Our Autumn Courses and Workshops 

Hone your photographic skills, learn new ones and develop your knowledge of the histories, practice and ideology of photography through our diverse range of courses and workshops.  Run by industry professionals, world-class practitioners, academics and historians and pitched at all levels, TPG’s acclaimed courses and workshops offer an inspiring way to deepen your appreciation of and engagement with photography


8 Week Course: Histories of Photography

William Fox Talbot (far right) at the commercial establishment in Reading, 1846
Mondays 4 Sep - 23 Oct, 18.30-20.00

Led by Jelena Stojković this course follows some of the main trajectories through which photography’s histories unfolded over the course of around 150 years (1830s – 1980s), such as the relationship with technology, science and other art forms. 

£220/£200 members & concessions


Daniel Castro Garcia, 'Aly Gadiaga Catania, Sicily, Italy, November 2015'

8 Week Course: Modes of Contemporary Documentary

Wednesdays 6 Sep - 25 Oct, 18.30 - 20.00

Max Houghton leads this eight week journey looking at essential modes of contemporary documentary photography, with a particular emphasis on the relationship between image and text. 



Workshop: Collaborative Photography 

Liz Orton

Saturday 16 & Sunday 17 Sep, 

This workshop provides an introduction to participatory and collaborative photography practices.

It covers: ethics, safe practices, creative methodologies, consent procedures, partnerships, and photography and social change. It provides conceptual and practical tools to help you plan, manage and publicise your project. It is suitable for anyone who is undertaking or planning a photography project based on participatory or collaborative methods.

£200/£180 members & concessions



Masterclass: Still Life & Food

Jonathan Lovekin
Friday 22 Sep - Sunday 24 Sep

Jonathan Lovekin will introduce the historical and contemporary framework for the genre of still life and food photography. Shooting alongside Lovekin, you will spend time photographing at a London market and in the studio. The emphasis will be on composition, colour and lighting.

£350/£335 members & concessions


From Our Friends

Shining Studio

In Site of Conversation


What does a Learning programme in an art museum afford those who engage with it? In Site of Conversation is a detailed account of the practice of the Tate Learning team, as they work on promoting a space of exchange, conversation and ideas – where the individual learning of everyone involved is equally valued.