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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • Research opportunities

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

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

  • Public Records

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