Tate Liverpool

Tate Liverpool
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Tate Liverpool is one of the largest galleries of modern and contemporary art outside London and is housed in a beautiful converted warehouse in the historic Albert Dock. Part of a family of galleries that include Tate Britain and Tate Modern in London and Tate St Ives in Cornwall, Tate Liverpool is the home of the National Collection of Modern Art in the North. Tate Liverpool displays work selected from the Tate Collection and special exhibitions which bring together artwork loaned from around the world. The exhibitions show modern and contemporary art from 1900 to the present day which includes photography, video and installation as well as painting and sculpture.

There are a wide range of events and family activities which include free introductory tours, exhibition talks and lectures as well as free family events which take place every Sunday afternoon. Tate Shop and Tate Café are open during gallery hours.

All floors are accessible by wheelchair and wheelchairs are available on request.

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Opening hours

Mon-Sun (including Bank Holiday Mondays) 10.00 - 17.50

Last admission to special exhibitions is at 17.00

Closed 25-26 Dec and Good Friday

Admission charges

Admission free to Tate Collection
Charges for special exhibitions

No permanent collection. Collection displays from the Tate Collection.

Collection details

Fine Art, Archives, Decorative and Applied Art, Film and Media, Social History, World Cultures, Photography, Music, Performing Arts, Design

Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.

Emin in Focus

  • 1 September 2016 — 30 April 2017 *on now

Continuing Tate Liverpool’s In Focus series is Emin in Focus featuring Tracey Emin’s (b. 1963) My Bed 1998, one of Britain’s most celebrated works of contemporary art. Exhibited alongside My Bed will be additional works by the artist from Tate’s collection, offering the first dedicated focus of her work ever staged in the north of England.



Yves Klein

  • 21 October 2016 — 12 March 2017 *on now

A major figure of post war art, Yves Klein (1928–1962) is renowned for his dazzling monochrome paintings and for pioneering new attitudes on the relationship between art and life. This is the first UK exhibition in over twenty years, exploring in-depth the full range of his work.

Klein’s art sought to express infinite space and immateriality achieved through pure colour, principally his own invented pigment International Klein Blue (IKB). This signature pigment was deployed in painting, sculpture and performance. Klein’s expansive theories led him to use non-conventional materials for making art such as fire and gold leaf. Klein further believed in the expressive potential of the body, from 1958 creating his infamous Anthropométries made by nude models pressing their painted bodies against canvases under his direction.



Edward Krasiński

  • 21 October 2016 — 12 March 2017 *on now

Tate Liverpool presents the first UK retrospective of work by Edward Krasiński (1925–2004), one of Poland’s most significant neo-avant-garde artists. Presenting works from over fifty years, the exhibition spans the artist’s career bringing together a range of his iconic sculptures, interventions and installations.

From early works made in the 1960s to installations made in the 2000s, the exhibition will emphasise his experimental approach to art and exhibition making. Highlights include works made using blue scotch tape which became the artist’s signature. He once remarked, ‘Blue Scotch Tape, 19mm wide, length unknown. I place it horizontally at a height of 130cm everywhere and on everything. I encompass everything with it and go everywhere.’


£8.00 / £6.00 (includes entrance into Yves Klein)



Tate Liverpool
Albert Dock
L3 4BB

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