Threads of Creativity: Anna Cutler in conversation with Steve Moffitt

Foyle Rooms

Join us for an engaging afternoon of art, education, and inspiration as we unveil Anna Cutler's insightful new book, exploring the vital role of creativity in our schools and beyond.

Sunday 21 April 2024, 3:00

Sunday 21 April 2024, 3:00 - 5:00pm

Turner Contemporary Rendezvous, Margate, Kent CT9 1HG

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Join us for the launch of Held by a Thread, a captivating new book by Anna Cutler, the inaugural Director of Learning and Research at Tate (galleries). This special event celebrates the release of Anna’s first personal and professional exploration of her experiences in art and education over the last 30 years.

The event will take place in the Foyle Rooms on Sunday, April 21st, from 3:00 to 5:00 pm. Guests will enjoy a relaxed atmosphere with complimentary drinks, food, and music.


3:00 – 3:30pm: Arrivals and refreshments

3:30 – 4:15pm: Anna Cutler and Steve Moffitt in conversation

4:15 – 4:45pm: Q&A session with the audience

4:45 – 5:00pm: Further refreshments

In Held by a Thread, Anna Cutler, a prominent figure in art education, takes readers on a thought-provoking and humorous journey through her personal experiences and reflections on the value of art in schools. Through her engaging narrative, Anna reveals the surprisingly high stakes for our children’s social, emotional, and intellectual development. The book serves as an impassioned plea to nurture the boundless human capacity for creativity within and beyond the classroom.

Steve Moffitt joins Anna for an informal conversation about the book and its themes. With a distinguished 40-year career in the Cultural Education sector, Steve passionately advocates for high-quality practice. As the CEO of A New Direction, an award-winning cultural education agency, Steve brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the discussion. In 2024, Steve was awarded an MBE for his services to Arts and Culture.

Take advantage of this opportunity to celebrate the launch of Held by a Thread, engage with Anna and Steve and connect with fellow art and education enthusiasts.

Plus, attendees get a 10% discount to purchase the book when booking a ticket for the event, which can be signed on the day.

Entry is free, but space is limited.

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