Press Release

Our galleries will be closing

For the welfare of all our visitors and staff, Tate’s Trustees and Director Maria Balshaw have taken the decision to close Tate Modern, Tate Britain, Tate Liverpool and Tate St Ives from this evening until at least 1 May.

We will continue to monitor the situation closely and we look forward to welcoming visitors back to the galleries when we reopen.

During this time, the press office team will be working remotely. For all press enquiries relating to Tate, Tate Britain or Tate Modern please email For Tate Liverpool, please contact and for Tate St Ives please email A member of staff will respond upon your request.

Visitors, members, students and academics can contact Tate via the Contact Us page