ARTIST ROOMS is a touring collection of over 1,600 works of modern and contemporary art. The collection is displayed in museums and galleries across the UK through a programme of solo exhibitions that showcase the work of 40 major international artists.

Since 2009, 40 million people have visited more than 150 displays at over 75 museums and galleries. This touring programme gives young people the chance to get involved in creative projects, discover more about art and learn new skills.

ARTIST ROOMS is jointly owned by the National Galleries of Scotland and Tate. The collection was established through The d’Offay Donation in 2008, with the assistance of the National Heritage Memorial Fund, Art Fund, and the Scottish and British Governments.

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Exhibitions and Displays

Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery Exhibition


Until 16 Jun 2019

An exhibition of work by influential American artist, Alex Katz at Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery in Carlisle

Tate Modern Exhibition

ARTIST ROOMS: Jenny Holzer

Until 7 July 2019

Discover the powerful work of American artist Jenny Holzer

Free entry
Tate Modern Display

ARTIST ROOMS: Ellen Gallagher: Until 17 November 2019

Ellen Gallagher’s artworks blend fact with fiction, and combine abstraction with recognisable images

Free entry
Tate Modern Display

ARTIST ROOMS: Joseph Beuys

German artist Joseph Beuys saw art as central to all aspects of human existence

Free entry

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Image credit: ARTIST ROOMS, Phyllida Barlow at Turner Contemporary, Margate, 2017

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