Maria Balshaw, director of the Tate, has announced a search for a trustee to represent the interests of museum visitors aged sixteen to twenty-five, reports Martin Bailey of the Art Newspaper. Balshaw is hoping to find someone in their twentiesthough there is no age restrictionand wants the new person to be “a cultural entrepreneur and digital native.” Currently, the Tate’s youngest trustee is forty-seven. The search for the new trustee will start in June.
The Tate is also reducing the price of admission for the sixteen to twenty-five age group to about seven dollars. These tickets will be available to those who register for them online.