Research Centres aim to focus attention on particular areas of interest where Tate is well placed to contribute to debates within research communities. Tate’s research remit encompasses not only art history but also visual culture, technical art history and conservation science, cultural theory and policy, education and museum studies.

Tate Research Centre: Asia

Advancing the documentation, acquisition, display, critical interpretation and public understanding of modern and contemporary Asian art

Tate Research Centre: Learning

Promoting research, knowledge exchange with the aim of informing practice in the field of learning in galleries

Tate Research Centre: British Romantic Art

The centre aims to promote research on British art from around 1770 to 1850. Highlights of Tate’s collection of ...

Tate Research Centre: Victorian and Edwardian Art

The centre aims to promote research on British art from 1840 to 1915, building on Tate’s collection and exhibition ...

Tate Research Centre: Curatorial Practice and Museology

Tate Liverpool aims to embed research at the core of its public activities. The mission of this research centre is ...

Tate Research Centre: Creative Communities

Building upon the legacy of the St Ives artist colony in Cornwall, the Centre at Tate St Ives aims to ...