Tate St Ives

Visit the iconic Tate St Ives gallery, situated overlooking the Atlantic Ocean

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Opening times

Monday to Sunday 10.00–17.20

Porthmeor Beach, St Ives, Cornwall TR26 1TG

Exhibitions

Exhibition

Jessica Warboys

Until 3 Sep 2017
Large scale paintings, films and sculptures by British artist Jessica Warboys fill the ocean facing galleries this summer.
Exhibition

That Continuous Thing: Artists and the Ceramics Studio, 1920 – Today

Until 3 Sep 2017
Explore 100 years of ceramics with over 140 works from 50 artists from Europe, Japan and North America

Displays

Display

Ceramic Pasty Paintings 31 March – 3 September 2017

A display of ceramics pasties by Simon Bayliss

Display

Collapsing New People: France-lise Mcgurn 31 March – 3 September 2017

Discover the hand painted transformation of our stairwell by artist France-Lise McGurn

Events

Talk

Tate Talk: A Closer Look

29 Jul 2017, 26 Aug 2017
FREE
Workshop

Tate Create: Our Studio By The Sea

Until 3 Sep 2017

Get creative and have some fun at Tate Create!

Workshop

Beach Art Explorers

Every Wed until 30 Aug 2017
Explore the beach and get inspired!

In Tate St Ives

Group visits

School visits to Tate St Ives

A refurbishment and extension project which will expand, improve and transform Tate St Ives.

Group visits to Tate St Ives and the Barbara Hepworth Museum

Book a group visit and get a discount on admission fee, arrange guided tours and artist-led workshops, read guidelines for ...

New Tate St Ives

New Tate St Ives

This project is to refurbish, extend and transform Tate St Ives

Admission information

Entry details

Entry to Tate St Ives is £8.25/£6.60 concessions (without donation £7.50/£6)

Combined ticket with the Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden is £11/£8.80 (£10/£8 without donation)

Help Tate by including the voluntary donation to enable Gift Aid

Concessions apply to 60s and over, students over 18, visitors with disabilities, job seekers.

Discounted tickets for pre-paid groups of 10 or more (all groups must be pre-booked).

Free entry for Tate Members, 18s and under.

All visitors travelling to the gallery or museum by public transport receive £1 off admission on production of a valid ticket at the time of purchase (not to be used in conjunction with any other offer). For more information on public transport to the gallery call Traveline on 08712 002 233 or visit travelinesw.com

Art Pass

Enjoy seven days unlimited access to Tate St Ives, the Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, the Leach Pottery and Penlee House Gallery and Museum. Includes 20% discount at Newlyn Art Gallery and The Exchange shops and 10% discount at the Tate St Ives shop.

£15/£10 concessions, available from all participating venues.

Opening times

Monday to Sunday 10.00–17.20

Monday to Sunday 10.00–17.20

Last admission 17.00

Tate St Ives will be closed from 4 September for six weeks, reopening with a new gallery, new exhibition and new displays on 14 October 2017

Getting here

Address

Tate St Ives Porthmeor Beach
St Ives
Cornwall TR26 1TG

Directions

ON FOOT

The gallery and museum are within walking distance of St Ives town centre and Porthmeor beach.

BY TRAIN

A frequent rail service operates between London Paddington and St Ives via Reading, Exeter, Plymouth, Bodmin, Truro, St Erth and Penzance. A local train service operates from St Erth to St Ives. For train times and booking see:

BY COACH

There are daily National Express coach services from Victoria Coach Station, London. These services travel via Heathrow, Plymouth, Liskeard, St Austell, Truro, Redruth, Camborne, St Ives and Penzance – stopping at most small towns en route.

BY BUS

There are regular local bus services to and from St Ives.

BY CAR

St Ives is a 15–20 minute drive from the A30. On reaching the town, follow the brown signs to Tate St Ives. Please be aware that parking in St Ives is limited.

Shuttle bus service

A shuttle bus service runs throughout the year between the Trenwith Coach and Car Park and the town centre, which is a five minute walk from Tate St Ives. For details call St Ives Tourist Information on +44 (0)1736 796297.

Park and ride service – peak season

A train park and ride service operates from St Erth and Lelant Saltings stations between the end of May and the end of September. Visitors using the service receive £1 off Tate St Ives admission.

BY AIR

The nearest airport is in Newquay, the regional commercial airport for Cornwall.

Accessibility

Accessible car parking

Parking spaces for disabled visitors to Tate St Ives

Pay and display accessible car parking spaces are available about 100 metres from Tate St Ives. There is also a drop off point directly outside the gallery.

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Wheelchair Provision

Tate St Ives
Three wheelchairs are available at Tate St Ives. You can either book them in advance, or ask a member of staff on arrival. Please call +44 (0)173 679 6226.
Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden
If you require a wheelchair, please let us know before you visit. Call +44 (0)173 679 6226 or +44 (0)173 679 1102.

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Guide Dogs & Hearing Dogs

Tate St Ives and Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden both welcome guide dogs and hearing dogs.

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Entrance

Tate St Ives
There is an accessible ramp at Tate St Ives suitable for wheelchairs.
Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden
There are steps and uneven surfaces at the Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden that make access difficult.
For this reason wheelchair access is by prior appointment only. Call +44 (0)173 679 6226 or +44(0)173 679 1102.

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Facilities at Tate St Ives

Information desk

The Information desk at Tate St Ives is located three metres away from the front entrance. Staff are happy to help with any questions you have about the artworks, building and facilities.

  • There is level access to the Information desk from the entrance
  • Lighting levels are bright
  • Seating is available in the foyer

Toilets

Accessible toilets are located on the third floor at Tate St Ives.

Baby changing facilities

  • The Parent and Baby Room is on the third floor. It can accommodate a pushchair or wheelchair.
  • There are also baby changing facilities in the main toilets.

Lift

The lift at Tate St Ives is suitable for wheelchair users. It gives access to all floors at the gallery.

Cloakroom

There is a free, unmanned cloakroom next to the admissions desk at the entrance to Tate St Ives. Buggies can also be stored here, subject to space availability.

Seating

Stools are available in the galleries. To get a stool, ask a member of staff or at the Information desk.

Disabled visitors

Provision and activities for disabled visitors

Café

  • All areas of the Café are accessible for wheelchair users
  • The Café is waiter-service; staff are happy to help if you need assistance

Shop

The Shop is accessible for wheelchair users. It is located on the second floor.

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Contact Us

Email visiting.stives@tate.org.uk
Call +44 (0)173 679 6226
TextPhone 18801 702 7400

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