What’s on: Exhibitions
American sculptor Alexander Calder was a radical figure who pioneered kinetic sculpture, bringing movement to static objects
Join us for a retrospective of the work of Frank Auerbach, the maker of some of the most resonant and inventive paintings in recent times, both of people and of the urban landscapes near his studio in Camden Town
Serious performance art, portraiture, or just simply posing for the camera? What does is it mean to perform for the camera?
Tate Britain presents a major exhibition of art associated with the British Empire from the 16th century to the present day. The show raises questions about ownership, authorship and how the value and meanings of these diverse objects have changed through history
This autumn Tate Liverpool presents one of the most iconic works ever made by Henri Matisse – The Snail 1953. Due to the delicate nature of the work, this is your only opportunity to see The Snail outside of London, as this masterpiece will not tour to other venues in our lifetime
Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden : Events
40th Anniversary of the Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden
We are celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden with a special series of events and activities, culminating on Saturday 9 April with Hepworth LIVE!
What's on: Events
- 1 – 4 April 2016
- 4 – 8 July 2016, 09.00–18.30
This week-long programme held in the new Tate Modern offers an exceptional opportunity to explore key questions facing art galleries and museums in the twenty-first century
- Monday 14 March 2016, 18.30–20.30
Join the exhibition’s curators for a tour of Performing for the Camera which explores the relationship between performance practice and photography
- 4 April 2016, 10.00 – 18.00
Discuss what working with and for children can offer to Live Art and explore its possibilities.
- 19 April 2016, 18.30 – 20.00
Mark Bradford will be hosting this session of the American Artist Lecture Series, discussing his main influences and his practice.
- 6 May 2016, 18.30 – 21.30
Join the artist on this rare occasion for a conversation about her career, launching the first comprehensive retrospective of her pioneering films, Rebecca Horn: Films, 1970–2016 at Tate Modern.
To mark the opening of the new Tate Modern we are offering two people the chance to win a perfect weekend right in the heart of the celebrations.
Win two nights stay in a luxury hotel (pictured), a £150 dining experience in the new restaurant, free UK travel and £500 to spend on Tate prints
Members are at the heart of Tate and every year provide vital support for our work. Become a Tate Member and enjoy unlimited free entry to all exhibitions, the use of our elegant Members Rooms, invitations to exclusive talks and events, and much more…
Basquiat, Koons and Hirst skateboards from The Skateroom. The Skateroom specialise in collaborating with artists and skateboard companies to create unique pieces of art
Watch art and artists come to life in these Tate Kids videos and clips
The Prize is open to creative practitioners around the world with expertise in some form of digital technology, whether animation, gaming, digital product and experience design or otherwise, and involving anything from coding and software development to computer science and robotics
Explore Tate’s collection of British, international, modern and contemporary art from 1500 to the present day. Learn about over 70,000 artworks from Marcel Duchamp’s Fountain to Roy Lichenstein’s Whaam!
This digital artwork was created exclusively by Michael Craig-Martin as a thank you for donating to the new Tate Modern. Your donation will help go towards funding workshops and events, school visits and resources to help fulfil our mission to make art accessible to everyone
Our iPad version of Tate Etc. includes the best content from the magazine plus extras including exhibition tours and visits to artists’ studios
Tate meets Minecraft. Enter a virtual world inspired by art
Through a series of learning tutorials, let artists and curators take you on a journey through art histories and practices from around the world
Welcome to our glossary term of the month! Tate’s online glossary is designed to explain and illuminate some of the art terminology you will find on our website, from abstract art to Zero
Find out more about ARTIST ROOMS, a touring collection of international contemporary art jointly owned by National Galleries of Scotland and Tate on behalf of the nation
MixTate is a series of commissioned mixes inspired by works in Tate’s collection by up-and-coming musical figures