Peter Ride

Peter Ride is Principal Research Fellow and Course Leader of the MA Museums, Galleries and Contemporary Culture. His research is centred on museums and galleries, in particular he is interested the way that audiences experience museums, engage with their exhibitions and involve themselves in participatory projects. He has twenty years of experience of working as a curator in museums and with photography and digital media. His research and teaching integrate partnerships with museums. Examples include the multi-sensory public engagement programme Tasty and Smelly (2017) at Tate Exchange; investigating public attitudes towards time and place for the Museum of London (2017); and collecting oral histories of three generations of Jewish families in London with the Jewish Museum (2018). 

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Art and Society

Explored through performance, installation, and ceramics, and between art and science, the diverse practices of CREAM researchers in this area are drawn together for their emphasis on critical and collective engagements with the question and role of art and society.