Free Tate Modern Late

Tate Modern Lates

two people cut and create collages together

Tate Modern Lates by Christa Holka © Tate

Join us after hours for a mix of art, music, film and food

Explore the work of Sophie Taeuber-Arp during September's Late. Plus, learn about the playful and radical practices of the Dada movement.


Music: Global Roots presents Mira Calix, Elsa Hewitt and Cosmo Sofi

Level 1 Bridge

Catch DJ sets from Mira Calix, Elsa Hewitt (DJ + Live looping Set) and Cosmo Sofi.

Programmed by Global Roots and hosted by Thristian.

Dance: Gerrard Martin Dance

Turbine Hall, Level 0

Watch performers move through the Turbine Hall entrance as they welcome you in. This performance is inspired by visual abstraction and avant-garde representations of dance.

Choreographed by Gerrard Martin Dance, devised and performed in collaboration with Kiraly Saint Claire and Vanessa Abreu.

Drinks & Making: Craft Café

Terrace Bar, Blavatnik Building, Level 1

Grab a drink and choose from a making menu of crafting accompaniments including Dada-inspired collage and colouring.

Workshop: Geometric-Me

Blavatnik Building, Level 2

Sophie Taeuber-Arp was an early pioneer of geometric abstraction. She created puppets and mysterious Dada objects. Experiment with props, strike a pose and have your photo taken at our DIY studio.

Workshop: Dada Poetry

Blavatnik Building, Level 5

Dada poetry rejected reason in favour of spontaneity. Assemble your own Dada-inspired poem by choosing words by chance. You can also contribute to a collaborative giant poem and hear your words performed live with Ralph Bogard and his Dada band.

Workshop: Dada Drawing with Originary Arts

South Room, Blavatnik Building, Level 6

Draw a live model wearing colourful, geometric costumes. The costumes are inspired by King Stag marionette characters and Dadaist designs. Be inspired by Sophie Taeuber-Arp's love for cardboard costume making, masks and marionettes.

Screening: Hans Op De Beeck’s Staging Silence 3

19.00–20.00 and 20.30–21.30*

Starr Cinema, Natalie Bell Building, Level 1

Step inside the intricate world of miniature dioramas. The dioramas are created using everyday materials, dramatic lighting and tricks of perspective. See the illusions take shape, as viewers are pushed between reality, dreamlike environments and mysterious stories.

*Please note spaces are limited and require a free ticket, available to collect at the Starr Cinema from 18.00.

Talks: 10 Minute Talks

Various times, throughout the building

Staff and volunteers from across Tate share their personal insights into works from the collection.

River Terrace Pop-Up

Riverside Landscape

Enjoy craft beer and pizza outdoors on our riverside terrace. Serving delicious wood-fired pizzas, Jude’s ice cream plus craft beer, cocktails and soft drinks.

Play Bar

Turbine Hall, Level 0

Our pop-up Play Bar will be open for coffee, tea, soft drinks and snacks.

Bridge Bar

Level 1 Bridge

Enjoy our ‘Sake-no-Tsumami' menu, or 'snacks and nibbles for alcoholic drinks', a new menu of small plates inspired by Japanese street food using seasonal ingredients. Expect fermented naked barley with kelp and miso soup, chicken yakitori, teriyaki tempeh donburi, and miso pork. Choose from a selection of drinks including Tate’s new collaboration with Drop Project ‘Haze’, a delicious seasonal NEIPA, plus Kusama inspired cocktails which blend shimmer tea shaken with Tate Sacred gin and cranberry.

Book 'Sake-no-Tsumami'

Drinks will also be available from our ‘Craft Café’ in the Terrace Bar on Blavatnik Building, Level 1, and the Espresso Bar on Natalie Bell Building, Level 3.

Tate Modern's entrance is via the Turbine Hall on Holland Street. There are automatic sliding doors and a ramp down to the entrance.

There are lifts to every floor of the Blavatnik and Natalie Bell buildings. Alternatively you can take the stairs.

  • Fully accessible toilets are located on every floor on the concourses.
  • A quiet room is available to use in the Natalie Bell Building on Level 4.
  • Ear defenders can be borrowed from the Ticket desks.

To help plan your visit to Tate Modern, have a look at our visual story. It includes photographs and information of what you can expect from a visit to the gallery.

For more information before your visit:

Check all Tate Modern accessibility information

Visitor numbers are being carefully managed. There are increased cleaning regimes in high use areas, protective screens on desks and counters and hand sanitiser dispensers throughout the gallery.

To help everyone keep at a safe distance we are limiting and managing visitor numbers with tickets. You will be given individual packs or sanitised materials to use at creative workshops. Enhanced cleaning is in place and we’ll ask you to wear a face covering, unless you’re exempt.

When you visit:

  • Keep your distance from others
  • Follow the one-way route
  • Please wear a face covering unless you are exempt

Most importantly, if you or anyone you live with has COVID-19 symptoms please stay at home.

For more information take a look through our frequently asked questions.

Tate Modern

Turbine Hall

London SE1 9TG
Plan your visit

Date & Time

24 September 2021 at 18.00–22.00

  • Advance booking is recommended
  • All visitors including Members need to book a ticket


Free with ticket

The programme is included with a collection route or exhibition ticket

Book All Tate Modern Collections

Book to see the exhibitions Sophie Taeuber-Arp, The EY Exhibition: The Making of Rodin and Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirror Rooms which will also be open late

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