Uncover amazing stories relating to the history of Tate Britain using Tate’s Library and Archive collections. Some tours include exploring archive material relating to John Banting, Nigel Henderson and Anne Estelle Rice. See the information desk for details.
I was persuaded to join a tour to learn about ‘the archive’ rooms … interesting, informative and introduced me to an area of the gallery that I didn’t know existed. I look forward also to try out the interactive screens
Tate Archives holds over a million items relating to the history of British art, including papers created by Francis Bacon, Kenneth Clark, Barbara Hepworth, Henry Moore, Graham Sutherland and Walter Sickert.
The Archive Explorers are part of the innovative Archives & Access project generously supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund