Research at Tate

  • Henri Matisse, 'The Snail' 1953
    Research at Tate

    Tate is a leading centre for research in visual art, collection care, learning and museum studies

  • John Latham, 'Flat Time I-IO' 2004
    Research Features

    Read about the discoveries and insights of staff and researchers working at Tate. These short articles and interviews throw light onto the different subjects and types of research undertaken in the museum.

  • Collection Care Research

    Collection care research explores the many challenges relating to the conservation, management and care of Tate’s collection

  • Tate Research Centre: Asia

    Tate Research Centre: Asia aims to further the research, documentation, publication, acquisition and exhibition of works of modern and contemporary Asian art within Tate and the wider academic world.

  • Tania Bruguera, 'Tatlin's Whisper #5' 2008
    Research projects

    Explore current and past research projects at Tate

  • Tate Research Centre: Learning

    Tate Research Centre: Learning exists to promote research and knowledge exchange and inform practice in the field of learning in galleries

  • Research opportunities

    Find out about current opportunities in Tate's Research department, including fellowships, research posts, placements and studentships

  • Patrick Heron, 'Harbour Window with Two Figures, St Ives: July 1950' 1950
    Research Centres

    Research Centres focus attention on areas of particular interest, and enable Tate to contribute to research communities

Research publications

Research resources and facilities

  • Joseph Mallord William Turner, 'Colour Study: The Burning of the Houses of Parliament' 1834
    Art & Artists

    Explore and research all facets of Tate's collection of British, international, modern and contemporary art from 1500 to the present day online

  • Tate Library

    The Library's a unique collection of books, exhibition catalogues and rare items document British art since 1500 and international art since 1900

  • Tate Archive

    Tate Archive contains material on artists, art world figures and art organisations in Britain from 1900 to today – browse the catalogue online or visit the Archive at Tate Britain

  • Joseph Mallord William Turner, 'The Scarlet Sunset' circa 1830-40
    Prints & Drawings Rooms

    View works on paper from the collection ranging from the Turner Bequest to modern and contemporary prints and drawings at Tate Britain

  • Audio Arts
    Audio Arts

    Listen to the innovative cassette-magazine Audio Arts, established by Bill Furlong in 1972. Includes interviews with Andy Warhol, Joseph Beuys and Marina Abramović

  • British Art Network

    This network brings together curators, academics and researchers working on British art across the UK. Browse our resources and find out about future events

  • Public Records

    Tate’s public records document the full range of our activities throughout our history