Tate offers a range of audio and video downloads (podcasts), including audio tours, interviews and recordings of talks and discussions.

You may download the podcasts to your computer using special software and transfer them to a portable audio player.

Video Podcasts



TateShots presents a selection of short videos each month, with a focus on modern and contemporary art at Tate.

To read transcripts, browse the archive and watch online, visit the TateShots pages.

Previous Audio Tours

Gustav Klimt Multimedia Tour

Gustav Klimt: Multimedia Tour

The Gustav Klimt: Painting, Design and Modern Life in Vienna 1900 exhibition multimedia tour provides a wealth of information about Klimt's art, life and times.

the lure of the east

The Lure of the East

Writers, curators and critics bring their insights to Tate Britain's Lure of the East exhibiton.

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What Can the Matter Be?

The Materials Library explore the material nature of art from a scientific and sensory point of view.

To see images of the artworks, and download a room guide, visit the What Can the Matter Be? pages.

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Modern Paints

Tate conservators and conservation scientists lead you on a tour around the paint surfaces of ten key works on display at Tate Modern.

To see images of the artworks and read transcripts, visit the Modern Paints pages.

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Raw Canvas Art Lookers

Raw Canvas, Tate Modern's youth initiative, present a different kind of audio tour featuring a combination of interviews, sound and music.

Fo find out more and to see images of the artworks, visit the Art Lookers pages.

Turner Price 2007

Turner Prize 2007

The Turner Prize 2007 audio tour presents information on each of the nominated artists.

Experimental Sound and Electronic Music



Infrequency is an ongoing podcast series of live performance recordings and artist commissions, in conjunction with Tate's Intermedia Art programme.

To find out more, visit the Infrequency page.

Talks, Discussions and Interviews

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Tate Events

The Tate Events podcast presents recordings from Tate's programme of talks and discussions.


TATE ETC. Podcast

Artists, writers and critics discuss art and more, exclusive to TATE ETC. magazine, as well as the regular Poem of the Month feature with celebrated poets reading their works inspired by art on show in the galleries.

Subscribing to Podcasts

You can subscribe to podcasts using iTunes or other podcast software using the RSS links. Each new episode will then be automatically downloaded to your computer.

Tate also has a page listing all of its podcasts in the iTunes Store.

Playing the Files

Tate's audio podcasts are in MP3 format. The video podcasts are in MP4 format.

The files can be played by a range of media player software including iTunes (Mac OS X and Windows), QuickTime Player (Mac OS X and Windows) and VLC (Mac OS X, Windows and Linux).

Terms and Conditions

By downloading Tate podcasts, you agree to the Podcast Copyright Statement.