London

The Ship of Tolerance

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  • 12-Sep-2019 00:00 AM
  • Tate Modern
  • Age Friendly
  • Free
The Ship of Tolerance
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The Ship of Tolerance is an international art project created by Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, two of the most celebrated artists of their generation and widely known for their large-scale installations. A retrospective of their work was held at Tate Modern in 2018.

The Ship of Tolerance – a 60-foot long, hand-crafted wooden ship - is dedicated to educating and inspiring young people through the universal language of art. Its unique potency emerges via a curated workshop programme with primary schools, refugee groups and cultural organisations in which children paint silk panels to make sails for The Ship of Tolerance based on their discussion of diversity and the agency ideas gain through art.

First launched in Egypt in 2005, The Ship of Tolerance has subsequently been created in various locations around the world including Venice, Havana, Moscow, New York and Rome. The project was awarded the prestigious Cartier Prize for the Best Art Project of the Year in 2010.

For its presentation in London, the sails of The Ship of Tolerance have been made by children from forty London primary schools, from Great Ormond Street Hospital and from refugee centres in Birmingham, Leeds, Peterborough and Calais.

Note: If the wind is too strong the sail will not be able to be raised

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Venue details

  • Tate Modern
  • Bankside
  • London
  • SE1 9TG

  • FREE
    London

    The Ship of Tolerance

    22-Sep-2019 00:00 AM
    Tate Modern

    The Ship of Tolerance is an international art project created by Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, two of the most celebrated artists of their generation and widely known for their large-scale installations. A...

  • FREE
    London

    The Ship of Tolerance

    23-Sep-2019 00:00 AM
    Tate Modern

    The Ship of Tolerance is an international art project created by Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, two of the most celebrated artists of their generation and widely known for their large-scale installations. A...

  • FREE
    London

    The Ship of Tolerance

    24-Sep-2019 00:00 AM
    Tate Modern

    The Ship of Tolerance is an international art project created by Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, two of the most celebrated artists of their generation and widely known for their large-scale installations. A...

  • FREE
    London

    The Ship of Tolerance

    25-Sep-2019 00:00 AM
    Tate Modern

    The Ship of Tolerance is an international art project created by Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, two of the most celebrated artists of their generation and widely known for their large-scale installations. A...

  • FREE
    London

    The Ship of Tolerance

    26-Sep-2019 00:00 AM
    Tate Modern

    The Ship of Tolerance is an international art project created by Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, two of the most celebrated artists of their generation and widely known for their large-scale installations. A...

  • FREE
    London

    The Ship of Tolerance

    27-Sep-2019 00:00 AM
    Tate Modern

    The Ship of Tolerance is an international art project created by Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, two of the most celebrated artists of their generation and widely known for their large-scale installations. A...

  • FREE
    London

    The Ship of Tolerance

    28-Sep-2019 00:00 AM
    Tate Modern

    The Ship of Tolerance is an international art project created by Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, two of the most celebrated artists of their generation and widely known for their large-scale installations. A...

  • FREE
    London

    The Ship of Tolerance

    29-Sep-2019 00:00 AM
    Tate Modern

    The Ship of Tolerance is an international art project created by Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, two of the most celebrated artists of their generation and widely known for their large-scale installations. A...

  • FREE
    London

    The Ship of Tolerance

    30-Sep-2019 00:00 AM
    Tate Modern

    The Ship of Tolerance is an international art project created by Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, two of the most celebrated artists of their generation and widely known for their large-scale installations. A...

  • FREE
    London

    The Ship of Tolerance

    01-Oct-2019 00:00 AM
    Tate Modern

    The Ship of Tolerance is an international art project created by Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, two of the most celebrated artists of their generation and widely known for their large-scale installations. A...

  • FREE
    London

    The Ship of Tolerance

    02-Oct-2019 00:00 AM
    Tate Modern

    The Ship of Tolerance is an international art project created by Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, two of the most celebrated artists of their generation and widely known for their large-scale installations. A...

  • FREE
    London

    The Ship of Tolerance

    03-Oct-2019 00:00 AM
    Tate Modern

    The Ship of Tolerance is an international art project created by Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, two of the most celebrated artists of their generation and widely known for their large-scale installations. A...

  • FREE
    London

    The Ship of Tolerance

    04-Oct-2019 00:00 AM
    Tate Modern

    The Ship of Tolerance is an international art project created by Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, two of the most celebrated artists of their generation and widely known for their large-scale installations. A...

  • FREE
    London

    The Ship of Tolerance

    05-Oct-2019 00:00 AM
    Tate Modern

    The Ship of Tolerance is an international art project created by Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, two of the most celebrated artists of their generation and widely known for their large-scale installations. A...

  • FREE
    London

    The Ship of Tolerance

    06-Oct-2019 00:00 AM
    Tate Modern

    The Ship of Tolerance is an international art project created by Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, two of the most celebrated artists of their generation and widely known for their large-scale installations. A...


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