View from above of some school children in uniform using tape and paper to make artworks on the floor on the turbine hall.
Artist-in-Residence Workshop, 2015
© Tate

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.


Watch the highlights of artist Adam James’ workshop from his residency at Tate Modern in 2014–15.  Often using performance and movement, he encourages pupils to see art as play.

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.

SEN 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.

Art school workshops

A new programme on offer to schools in Lambeth, Southwark and Tower Hamlets. Run over two days at Tate Modern, this workshop is run by practising artists and offers a deep engagement with the collection.

Tate’s programme for teachers

Tate also runs a proogramme 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 schoolsandteachers@tate.org.uk