What Is That?Does this picture make your eyes go funny? Don't worry it's not you – it's op art!
Who Are They?Get to know Theaster Gates. An artist that builds houses and swings and cares a lot about community
ListWho is Theaster Gates? Meet the artist who revives cities and explores African-American history
Art TermOp art was a major development of painting in the 1960s that used geometric forms to create optical effects
InterviewHear photographer Don McCullin describe the emotions of photographing war
Exhibitions and Online Displays
Exhibition13 Dec 2019 – 3 May 2020Join us for the first major UK exhibition of American artist Theaster Gates
DisplayOngoingTake a fresh look at highlights from the nation's collection of modern artFree entry
ExhibitionUntil 7 Jun 2020A dynamic display of artworks chosen for primary school children to be enjoyed by everyoneFree entry
Royal Albert Dock Liverpool
Liverpool L3 4BB
Approaching from the Strand, turn onto the Salthouse Dock opposite the Hilton Hotel. Continue straight on passing the Pumphouse Inn on the right and the Maritime Museum on the left. The quickest route to us is across the Hartley Bridge. This bridge can sometimes be closed to pedestrians with very little notice to allow boats into the Albert Dock. These closures are generally only for a short time.
Bike racks are located in the Mermaid Courtyard, adjacent to Tate Liverpool.
Liverpool ONE Bus Station on Canning Street is directly opposite the Albert Dock, approximately 365 metres from Tate Liverpool. Route C4 also stops at the Albert Dock.
The nearest train station to Tate Liverpool is James Street station, Liverpool L27PQ (720 metres approx.). For travel within Merseyside plan your journey at merseyrail.org.
Mersey Ferries from Seacombe and Woodside on the Wirral call at the Pier Head (960 metres approx.). Access from the Pier Head to the gallery is via The Strand.
To get to Tate Liverpool, follow the brown signs to the Waterfront.
The following car park is near Tate Liverpool:
Q-Park Liverpool ONE, with 2,000 underground spaces: 35 Strand Street, Liverpool L1 8LT. Visitors to Tate Liverpool can park at Q Park and receive a 30% discount on parking for up to 24 hours. Ask for a voucher from a member of staff when visiting the gallery.
Coach parking is available at the Kings Dock Car and Coach Park, near to Tate Liverpool. More information for drivers www.albertdock.com.
Visitors may also like to make use of Liverpool’s Shopmobility service, on the third floor of the Liverpool ONE shopping centre. Equipment must be booked in advance and there is a charge.l. More information for drivers www.liverpool-one.com.
Admission to Tate Liverpool is free, except for special exhibitions. Become a Tate Member or Patron and get free entry to special exhibitions.
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