The Tanks

See performances, interactive art and video installations

Tate Modern, Bankside, London SE1 9TG
The entrance into the Tanks

© Rikard Österlund

Experience live art, performance, film and video art in these gallery spaces

The Tanks provide a permanent gallery for live art, performances and a film and video work from the Tate collection. There is also a programme of new commissions of works made for the specific spaces.

The Tanks were previously used to store oil when the gallery was a power station. These huge circular spaces in the foundations of the Blavatnik Building have kept their rough, industrial feel to now house new art. No longer generating electricity, the Tanks generate ideas, creative energy and new possibilities for artists and audiences. These raw, industrial, subterranean spaces, each measuring over thirty metres across and seven metres high are the world’s first museum galleries permanently dedicated to exhibiting live art, performance, installation and film.

Planning an event?

This is one of 16 unique spaces available for hire in Tate Modern. To view our other venues and for more details take a look at our corporate events page or email corporatehospitality@tate.org.uk.

Location

Enter through the Turbine Hall entrance and turn right before the Exhibition Ticket Desk

Tate Modern
Bankside
London SE1 9TG
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