Art News Explores Tate’s Declaration of a Climate Emergency

March 10th, 2020

A piece in Art News looks at the Tate’s recent declaration of a climate emergency, and how it allows the museum to respond. “Large public buildings, attracting millions of visitors from the U.K. and overseas, require energy,” reads a statement. “We see caring for and sharing a national art collection as a public good, but it also consumes resources. . . . That’s why we pledge to make our long-term commitment ambitious in scope. We will interrogate our systems, our values, and our programs, and look for ways to become more adaptive and responsible.”

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