The Tate Research Centre: Learning seeks to openly and collaboratively support high quality and innovative research in diverse fields.

On this page you can find out more about Tate’s learning research projects including evaluation of our learning programmes, audience engagement and artist engagement.

An image of two visitors at the Bloomberg Connects Viewpoints screen at Tate Modern
Visitors’ response added on a Bloomberg Connects Viewpoints screen
Research project
March 2016
The aim of the Practice as Research Programme is development of rigorous reflective practice across the Tate Learning Team.
Learning project
March 2016
In March 2014 Tate partnered with Khan Academy to create Tate branded pages and tutorials on the Khan Academy digital platform.
Research project
November 2015
This research explores the intersection between children, artists, curators and play and how this can be used to inform the design of experiential learning environments for young children.
Learning project
October 2015
This research explores how knowledge about artworks is valued, exchanged and co-created by different constituent groups in the public art museum. It engages with current participatory agendas, the move towards increased collaboration with audiences.
Learning project
September 2015April 2018
Tracking Arts Learning and Engagement (TALE) is collaborative research project between Tate, The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) and the University of Nottingham.
Research project
Learning project
March 2015
The positively disgruntled group is made up of UK and International colleagues in the the cultural learning sector looking to make or influence policy and consider our practice
Learning project
February 2015
In Site of Learning, is a pilot project with Professor Pat Thomson from Nottingham University seeking to establish a research group including artists, teachers and Tate staff.
Research project
Learning project
March 2014
An investigation at Tate into how artists have negotiated institutional and artistic concerns and the impact that this has had on pedagogical approaches
Research project
Learning project
October 2013
Using Circuit, a Tate-led youth project, as a case study this research explores the possibility for productive, creative and sustainable partnerships between visual arts organisations and the youth sector
Research project
Learning project
September 2013
This Tate research in progress project is to examine the visitors responses to the Bloomberg Connects displays at Tate Modern
Research project
Learning project
February 2013
This study looks at how this type of engagement impacts on the relation between users and place, and between them and the gallery itself