Tate is an executive non-departmental public body and an exempt charity. Its mission is to increase the public’s enjoyment and understanding of British art from the 16th century to the present day and of international modern and contemporary art

Tania Bruguera, 'Tatlin's Whisper #5' 2008

Tate is governed by a Board of Trustees. The Director is responsible for the departments and staff

Cornelia Parker, 'Cold Dark Matter: An Exploded View' 1991

Tate is governed by fourteen Trustees. Find out who they are and what they do

Tate structure and staff

A breakdown of the roles and responsibilities of staff and departments across Tate


Tate is a charity that receives around 30% of its annual funding as Grant in Aid from DCMS

Tate Reports

Tate's annual reports review the gallery's activities, acquisitions and finances