Free drop-in events, family festivals and activities for children and families take place at all Tate galleries and online

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  • Children being creative at Tate Liverpool
    Family activity at Tate Liverpool
  • Big and Small family event at Tate Britain
  • Child viewing Sir John Everett Millais, Bt Ophelia 1851-2 at Tate Britain
  • Families at the Family Talk event at Tate St Ives
    Family Talk at Tate St Ives

Visiting one of our galleries

All of our galleries are family-friendly. Get tips and advice for visiting Tate with children:

What’s on for families and early years

Events and activities for families at Tate

From regular daily and weekend activities to special events in the school holidays, find out what’s on for families at each of our galleries:

Early Years programme

We work with Early Years education providers and family groups to support children aged 5 years and under to enjoy art in the gallery and engage in creative practices. Find out more about early years programmes of activity for each gallery.

Online resources for families

Tate Kids

The world’s best online art destination for 5-12s, Tate Kids is an online space to play art games, write stories, and upload and share their art with other children around the globe.

Screenshot from Tate Kids website showing My Gallery, Games and Tate Create

Online resources

Use our free online notes and resources to help you and your child discover more about artworks and artists in the Tate collection, or to help with homework!

Learning at Tate

Find out more about Tate’s strategy for family learning.