Where is Tate Modern located?
Tate Modern is an art gallery located in London. It houses the United Kingdom’s national collection of international modern and contemporary art, and forms part of the Tate group together with Tate Britain, Tate Liverpool and Tate St Ives. It is located in the former Bankside Power Station, in the Bankside area of the London Borough of Southwark .
Do you have to pay to see art at Tate Modern?
Tate Modern is one of the largest museums of modern and contemporary art in the world. As with the UK’s other national galleries and museums, there is no admission charge for access to the collection displays, which take up the majority of the gallery space, whereas tickets must be purchased for the major temporary exhibitions.
Who is the architect of the Tate Modern Gallery?
In April 1994 the Tate Gallery announced that Bankside would be the home for the new Tate Modern. In July of the same year, an international competition was launched to select an architect for the new gallery. Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron of Herzog & de Meuron were announced as the winning architects in January 1995.
When did the Tate Modern stop displaying its collections?
It was dismantled in May 2008. Since the Tate Modern first opened in 2000, the collections have not been displayed in chronological order but have been arranged thematically into broad groups. Prior to the opening of the Switch House there were four of these groupings at a time, each allocated a wing on levels 3 and 5 (now levels 2 and 4).
What is the community programme at Tate Modern?
Tate Modern offers a range of free talks and workshops which are available to relevant groups through Tate Modern’s community programme. These include gallery talks introducing current exhibitions and artist-led workshops involving a high degree of participation through discussion and hands-on activities.
How much does it cost to visit Tate Modern?
Admission to Tate Modern is free, but there is a charge for the majority of exhibitions. The ticket desk is in the Turbine Hall on Level 0. Consider purchasing your e-ticket in advance on the special exhibition page and show it at the exhibition entrance.