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Tate to Seek Trustee for a New Generation and to Launch £5 Exhibition Tickets For 16-25 Year Olds

8 May 2018
Tate, with agreement from government, will seek to appoint its first Trustee dedicated to bringing the views of the next generation to the highest level of Tate’s decision-making process. Tate is also launching £5 exhibition tickets for 16 to 25 year olds as part of a new scheme called Tate Collective. It is the first […]
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Lionel Barber Appointed Chair of Tate

8 May 2018
Tate Trustees have appointed Lionel Barber to be Chairman of the Board of Trustees. He has served as a Trustee of Tate since 31 January 2011 and has served as interim Chair since 1 August 2017. In accordance with the Museums and Galleries Act, the Trustees choose the chair from one of their number. The process for […]
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Joan Jonas at Tate Modern

3 April 2018
Hero to a generation of younger artists, Joan Jonas is a pioneer of performance and video who has pushed the boundaries of art for the last five decades. Experience the largest exhibition of Jonas’s work ever held in the UK. Early works from the late 1960s are shown alongside recent installations dealing with topical themes such as […]
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Granville-Grossman Members Room

9 November 2017
We are delighted that the Members Room at Tate Modern has been named after Renee Granville-Grossman in recognition of one of the most significant bequests to Tate in recent times. Renee, who died in 2012, lived between New York and London and was a devoted supporter of Tate who loved Tate Modern. Her generous bequest will allow […]
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Tate Annual Report for 2016/17 Published

9 November 2017
Tate recently published its Annual Report for 2016/17. The opening of the Blavatnik Building in June 2016, which firmly established Tate Modern as one of the world’s greatest buildings for art in the twenty-first century, was celebrated and attracted over a million visitors in the first month and a record 6.4 million visitors over the […]
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Please Welcome Maria Balshaw as new Director of Tate

26 July 2017
Dr Maria Balshaw CBE starts as new Director of Tate on June 1. She is the first woman to be appointed to the role. Maria began her career in academia before working for Arts Council England in Birmingham and then becoming Director of the Whitworth in 2006. She quickly became a key figure in the transformation […]
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Tate Modern Limited Editions Cabinet

26 July 2017
In support and celebration of the iconic new building on the south side of Tate Modern a diverse and international group of contemporary artists were invited to create limited edition artworks. Consisting of painting, photography, three dimensional work and a set of stainless steel music boxes this dynamic body of work is displayed within a […]
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Tribute to Sir Nicholas Serota

26 July 2017
Nicholas Serota will be retiring at the end of this month after 28 years as Director of Tate.  We would like to take this opportunity to pay tribute to him for helping make Tate into an organization respected throughout the world. It was Nick’s vision that led to the creation of Tate Modern and the […]
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Ellsworth Kelly in Focus at Tate Liverpool

26 July 2017
A beautiful focus display of the late Ellsworth Kelly has opened at Tate Liverpool. Born in Newburgh, New York, Kelly (1923–2015) is best known for his pioneering paintings, inspired by his observations of overlooked geometric shapes such as shadows on a wall or the architectural features of buildings. Presenting 11 paintings, prints and reliefs from the Tate collection, […]
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TateShots: Twitter With… David Hockney

26 July 2017
For a new series, the legendary David Hockney invited TateShots into his studio for a chat. But in a twist, it wasn’t TateShots asking the questions. Is he a geek? Does he like swimming? What does he think of the credit crunch? All was revealed thanks to those who submitted questions via Twitter. The David Hockney exhibition […]