Sir John Everett Millais, Bt, 'Ophelia' 1851-2
Art & artists

Explore the Tate collection online. See and learn about over 70,000 artworks

Roy Lichtenstein, 'Whaam!' 1963
The collection on display

See where artworks from the collection are currently on display

William Dyce, 'Pegwell Bay, Kent - a Recollection of October 5th 1858' ?1858-60
About the Tate collection

Tate holds the national collection of British art from 1500 to the present day and international modern and contemporary art


How new works are aquired for the collection, plus our collecting remit, funding and policy explained


Tate loans artworks from the collection to help increase the public’s enjoyment and understanding of art


Our innovative conservation work takes in paintings, frames, sculpture, paper and multimedia artworks

Research at Tate

Tate is a leading centre for research in the visual arts and collection care

John Singer Sargent, 'Claude Monet Painting by the Edge of a Wood' ?1885
Image licensing

Tate Images is the quick and easy way to licence images from the collection for commercial use

Richard Hamilton, 'Release' 1972
Prints and Drawings Rooms holdings

The Prints and Drawings Rooms holdings range from the Turner Bequest to international modern and comtemporary prints

Tate Archive collections

Tate Archive contains over a million items related to artists, art world figures and art organisations in Britain from 1900 to the present day

Tate Library

The Library's a unique collection of books, exhibition catalogues and rare items document British art since 1500 and international art since 1900