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.
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 free to Tate Collection
Charges for special exhibitions
No permanent collection. Collection displays from the Tate Collection.
Fine Art, Archives, Decorative and Applied Art, Film and Media, Social History, World Cultures, Photography, Music, Performing Arts, Design
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.
- 19 May 2017 5-10pm
Art, music and food come together for a late-night fête full of activities for all ages. See dance, take part in arts and crafts workshops, hear storytelling throughout the gallery, or raid the dressing up box for props that will transform into someone new - or old - all alongside the nation’s collection of modern art.
If you fancy creating a work of art using food, enter the art-inspired cake competition. Food and drink is available from the café throughout the evening.
Selected Tate exhibitions are also open:
Ellsworth Kelly: In Focus until 9pm
Constellations: until 8pm
Tracey Emin & William Blake: until 8pm
- Family friendly
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