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Media in Transition: January 2014 – December 2016

The Media in Transition initiative focused on the implications of collecting time-based media works of art and related practices


Logistics 4.0: Securing High Value Goods using Self-protecting Edge Compute

October 2020 – April 2022

This collaborative research project will, for the first time, apply emerging existing Logistics 4.0 technology …


Software-based Art Preservation

October 2017 – ongoing

A research project into the care and preservation of software-based artworks in the Tate collection


Uniqlo Tate Lates

Find out about these free monthly events which celebrated London's creativity and reached over 400,000 visitors


Finding Photography: Catherine Yass

This project aims to explore the skills and connections that underpin contemporary art photography in an environment of rapid technological …


Upgrading Conservation Science Infrastructure

A substantial grant from the new Capability for Collections Fund will enable transformative upgrades to the conservation science research infrastructure …


Provisional Semantics

Addressing the challenges of representing multiple perspectives within an evolving digitised national collection


Documentation and Conservation of Performance

March 2016 – March 2021

Tate’s Time-based Media Conservation team is developing its approach to the documentation and conservation of …


Preserving Immersive Media

September 2018 – ongoing

A research project developing strategies for the preservation of artworks which utilise immersive media such as …


Audio Arts

Since its inception, by British artist William Furlong in 1972, the seminal sound art magazine, Audio Arts has become one …


COMPLEX: The Degradation of Complex Modern Polymeric Objects in Heritage Collections

April 2017 – March 2022

Tate is collaborating with the UCL Institute for Sustainable Heritage to explore a new approach …


Inclusive Futures

September 2018 – August 2019

A research initiative exploring inclusion, knowledge production and change-making within Tate


Art School Educated: Curriculum Change in UK Art Schools 1960–2010

January 2009 – February 2014

A research project investigating the changing impact of art education on artistic production in Britain …


HLF Legacy: Town Project

The Town Project worked with the community in St Ives and their local heritage. At the heart of this project …


Refiguring American Art: September 2014 – August 2017

‘Refiguring American Art’ is a research project that seeks to advance new approaches in the study of post-war American art.


Tudor and Stuart Technical Research

May 2003 – October 2005

Tate holds a significant collection of paintings by artists working in England during the Tudor …


Reshaping the Collectible: When Artworks Live in the Museum

January 2018 – June 2021

Tate has been awarded a major grant for a programme of research that will develop …


Tracking Arts Learning and Engagement

September 2015 – April 2018

Investigating the direct impact of arts and cultural experiences on teachers of secondary education, and …