• Tate Research Centre: Learning launch

    On 9 October 2014 the Tate Research Centre: Learning was launched. It joins five other well-established Tate Research Centres, and builds on Tate’s internationally recognised learning programme and close connections to external partners in Higher Education, visual arts and arts education

  • About the Learning Research Centre

    The Tate Research Centre: Learning exists to promote research and knowledge exchange and inform practice in the field of learning in galleries. The Centre is co-created, conversational, speculative and propositional. It sees value in openness and risk and has creative practices at its centre.

  • Review
    A Review of the Literature on Young People’s Motivation and Gallery Engagement

    This literature review provides an overview of key research, policy and practice around the motivation of young people to engage with arts and cultural experiences taking place within the galleries and museums sector

Our research work

  • Working papers

    Read articles presenting initial ideas, research findings, provocations and thought pieces intended to stimulate feedback and further debate around learning in gallery spaces

  • Research in progress

    Engage with specific learning research projects as they progress and view material that makes visible the construction of new knowledge over time

  • Conferences and events

    Explore film, audio and text documentation from Learning Research events and conferences

Get involved

  • Edward Collier, 'Still Life' 1699
    Contribute to the Research Centre

    The Centre exists to promote research and knowledge exchange. Get involved to propose a new idea for a research project or event, or submit an article to our working papers

  • Art Maps Series : Blog
    Art Maps: research project

    How do mobile apps affect our engagement with art? See how we’re tackling this question and others as we develop our latest app and add your own ideas and contributions

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