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About the Tate Modern

Based inside a former power station, this is one of the leading art galleries for modern and contemporary art in the world.

Hosts a large number of permanent collections, but also a number of temporary exhibitions.

The massive turbine hall is often given over the large site-specific installations.

IMPORTANT - Although venues are reopening, their hours may differ from normal, and most now need prebooking before you visit.


Address

Tate Modern,
Bankside,
London,
SE1 9TG

Link to Tate Modern's website

 

Exhibitions open at the moment

Beuys’ Acorns
In response to the climate emergency, artists Ackroyd & Harvey have installed Beuys’ Acorns, a group of 100 oak trees, on Tate Modern’s South Terrace
Beuys’ Acorns
All Day
Southwark
Ends on Sun 14th November
2021-05-04
2021-11-14
The Making of Rodin
This major exhibition is the first to focus on the importance of plaster in his work.
The Making of Rodin
10am to 6pm
Southwark
Ends on Sun 21st November
2021-07-18
2021-11-21
Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirror Rooms
Tate presents a rare chance to experience two of Yayoi Kusama’s Infinity Mirror Rooms. These immersive installations will transport you into Kusama’s unique vision of endless reflections.
Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirror Rooms
10am to 6pm
Southwark
Ends on Thu 23rd December
2021-06-14
2021-12-23

 

Exhibitions opening soon

Lubaina Himid
Tate Modern presents Himid’s largest solo exhibition to date, incorporating new paintings and significant highlights from across her remarkable career.
Open from Thu 25th November to Sun 3rd July 2022
Lubaina Himid
2021-11-25
2022-07-03
 

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Fequently asked questions

What's the nearest railway station to Tate Modern

The nearest station is London Blackfriars which is 0.3 miles away.


Tate Modern - Latest News

Floating aliens fills the Tate Modern
Floating aliens fills the Tate Modern

The Tate Modern’s main turbine hall has been filled with large floating aliens, and it’s an art installation.

Tate Modern wants you to scribble all over its main floor
Tate Modern wants you to scribble all over its main floor

The Tate Modern wants people to fill its gigantic turbine hall with scribbles, in the name of art.

The sad sight of Beuys’ Acorns outside the Tate Modern
The sad sight of Beuys’ Acorns outside the Tate Modern

On an empty concrete terrace at the back of the Tate is a cluster of trees, and while it looks like a sad transplant from a garden centre, it’s actually art.

Rodin exhibition coming to Tate Modern for the summer
Rodin exhibition coming to Tate Modern for the summer

That famous statue of a naked man thinking is coming to London, as part of an exhibition about the man who made it, Auguste Rodin.

Tate Modern’s slavery judging fountain
Tate Modern’s slavery judging fountain

A gigantic, and I mean, monumentally gigantic, fountain currently fills the main hall of the Tate Modern, and is accidentally far more topical than it had expected to be

Send robots to look at British art
Send robots to look at British art

Soon the Tate Britain will let four remotely controlled robots roam around their art galleries, controlled by people at home with computers, so that the remote voyeur can look at the art from their sofa.

Some old almshouses behind the Tate Modern
Some old almshouses behind the Tate Modern

Thanks to the ongoing works at Blackfriars Bridge, there is a diversion for people walking along the riverside that takes us around some of the side streets in the area, and if you look from side to side occasionally, you might notice a rather odd sight just behind the Tate Modern.

Early Experiments in Computer Animation

Last night I wandered over to the Tate Modern to watch a series of short videos on “Early Experiments in Computer Animation” – which rather appealed to my geek-side.

 

Recent exhibitions

This is the first ever solo Pablo Picasso exhibition at Tate Modern.
2018-07-22
2018-09-09
For the first time, Tate Modern tells the intertwined stories of photography and abstract art
2018-07-22
2018-10-14
The Ship of Tolerance
The Ship of Tolerance is dedicated to connecting children from different cultures and identities and giving them voice through the universal language of art.
2019-09-04
2019-10-06
 Steve McQueen
Tate Modern presents the first major exhibition of Steve McQueen’s artwork in the UK for 20 years
2020-02-13
2020-03-18
Kara Walker
The Tate Modern hall is filled with a 13-metre tall working fountain inspired by the Victoria Memorial in front of Buckingham Palace, London.
2019-12-27
2020-03-18
Steve McQueen
Tate Modern presents the first major exhibition of Steve McQueen’s artwork in the UK for 20 years
2020-08-07
2020-09-06

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