Research at Tate

  • Henri Matisse, 'The Snail' 1953 Research at Tate

    Tate is a leading centre for research in visual art, collection care, learning and museum studies

  • Tania Bruguera, 'Tatlin's Whisper #5' 2008 Research projects

    Explore current and past research projects at Tate

  • Research Centres

    Research Centres aim to focus attention on areas of particular interest and to contribute to research communities

  • Research posts

    Opportunities in Tate’s Research department include fellowships, research posts, placements and studentships

Research publications

Research resources and facilities

  • Joseph Mallord William Turner, 'Colour Study: The Burning of the Houses of Parliament' 1834 Art & artists

    Explore and research all facets of Tate’s collection of British, international, modern and contemporary art from 1500 to the present day online

  • 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

  • Tate Archive

    Tate Archive contains material on artists, art world figures and art organisations in Britain from 1900 to today – browse the catalogue online or visit the Archive at Tate Britain

  • Past conference recordings

    Browse through audio and video recordings from past conferences held at Tate

  • Audio Arts Audio Arts

    Explore and listen to the innovative audio cassette-magazine Audio Arts, established by Bill Furlong in 1972. Contributors include Andy Warhol, Joseph Beuys and Marina Abramović

  • British Art Network

    This network brings together curators, academics and researchers working on British art across the UK. Browse our resources and find out about future events

  • Joseph Mallord William Turner, 'The Scarlet Sunset' circa 1830-40 Prints & Drawings Rooms

    View works on paper from the collection ranging from the Turner Bequest to modern and contemporary prints and drawings at Tate Britain

  • Public records

    Tate’s public records document the full range of our activities throughout our history