Tate Modern Private View

Members Private View: Christian Marclay: The Clock 24 Hour View

Christian Marclay The Clock 2010. Single channel video, duration: 24 hours © the artist. Courtesy White Cube, London and Paula Cooper Gallery, New York

Be the first to see this mesmerising masterpiece of contemporary art before it opens to the public

Christian Marclay’s acclaimed installation The Clock 2010 has captivated audiences across the world from New York to Moscow.

24-hours long, the installation is a montage of thousands of film and television images of clocks, edited together so they show the actual time. It is a thrilling journey through cinematic history as well as a functioning timepiece.

This 24-hour long screening of The Clock will be open only to Members. Not only will you be the first to see this mesmerising mosaic of movies at Tate Modern, it is also a rare chance to experience scenes only viewable outside of normal gallery hours. You can drop in or out any time you like.

Your Members Rooms on Level 5 and Level 8 will be open from 10am - 5:30pm for you to relax and rejuvinate in. When the rest of the gallery closes for the day, the Terrace Bar will remain open until 2am for you to enjoy a refreshment.​

Due to limited capacity please be aware that there may be significant waiting times. Admission is on a first-come, first-served basis. For those in need of special assistance please call in advance on +44 (0)20 7887 8888.

The film features brief periods of nudity and strong language. Visitors bringing children should use their discretion. The rest of the museum will not be open outside of regular opening hours 10:00-18:00.

Other ways to enjoy

If you can’t make these times, Christian Marclay: The Clock is open to all members during exclusive Members Hours on Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 September from 9 – 10am, offering the perfect start to your weekend.

Join us for a special evening with the creator of The Clock by booking onto Artist's Talk: Christian Marclay with Erika Balsom or experiment with new ways of writing with five-week course About Time: Creative Writing Around The Clock.

Tate Modern

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13–14 September 2018