Students on an Artist-in-Residence Workshop looking at a Bacon painting
Students on an Artist-in-Residence Workshop, 2015

Tate-led sessions for school groups visiting Tate Britain

Schools Workshop Programme: with Artists-in-Residence

A 90-minute practical workshop based in the galleries and led by Tate Schools and Teachers’ Artists-in-Residence. 

We are currently only taking bookings for Autumn 2017 workshops:

Booking for Spring 2018 workshops will open in September 2017 after the summer holidays. Booking for Summer 2018 workshops will open in January 2018 after the Christmas break.

Artist Kate Squires, who ran artist-led workshops at Tate Britain in 2014–15, speaks about her workshops where she encourages participants to translate ideas and thought into language.

Artist Frank Wasser, who ran artist-led workshops at Tate Britain and Tate Modern in 2012–13, speaks about his workshops, where he focuses on opening up multiple perspectives and possibilities for looking at the world.

Workshop album

See the 2014/15 schools workshop album which visually shares the artists’ ideas, activities and approaches to running workshops in the Tate Britain and Tate Modern collection displays.

SEND Workshop Programme: with Artists-in-Residence

These workshops are for students with physical, cognitive or sensory difficulties or disabilities. The activities are practical and are constructed so that students feel unhurried and inspired.

Tate’s programme for teachers

Tate also runs a programme of study days and professional development courses for teachers.

If you would like more details about our workshop programme or would like to make a booking, please call 020 7887 8888 (option 3) or e-mail