Free entry Tate Modern Late

Uniqlo Tate Lates Steve McQueen – Artists and the City

Join us for a mix of art, music, film, drop-in workshops and pop-up talks as we explore the work of Steve McQueen and how artists are inspired by the city

Music programmed by NTS Radio

Level 1 Bridge

18.00–18.50 Ruari
18.50 – 19.40 Phambinho
19.40 – 20.35 Estelle Birch
20.30 – 21.30 Aylu

Terrace Bar, Blavatnik Building, Level 1

18.00 – 19.35 Miniature
19.35 – 21.10 Bruno
21.10 – 22.45 Macca

Year 3: Citizens of the World

Blavatnik Building, Level 2

Inspired by Steve McQueen’s Year 3 project, explore ideas around home, belonging and life as a global citizen. Create your own Citizens of the World passport that reflects and represents your own identity.

Round Table: City Stories

Blavatnik Building, Level 3

Grab a script and join open readings of poems and stories inspired by our city streets. Hosted by Ryan Calais Cameron from production company Nouveau Riche.

Performance – Nedko Solakov: A Life (Black and White)

Blavatnik Building, Level 3

Nedko Solakov’s performance A Life (Black & White) comes to life at Tate Modern. A Life (Black & White) is a performance involving two workers continuously painting over the course of the display. Find it at the entrance of the Performer and Participant galleries.

Artist-Inspired Animations

Blavatnik Building, Level 4

Watch short films made by MA Animation students from London College of Communication. Each film animates audio clips from artists in the Tate collection. Plus drop in 19.00 – 19.45 or 20.00 – 20.45 to chat to the creators about their processes.

Give a Talk at Tate

Living Cities Display, Blavatnik Building, Level 4

Join our Visitor Experience team in a crash course on talking about art, using works from the Tate collection. Not an expert? Not a problem. Choose an artwork and share your views.

Talking Art

Meet at 19.30, Living Cities Display, Blavatnik Building, Level 4

Got an opinion about the art in Tate Modern? Join lively conversations around key artworks.

Bubble Club

Tate Exchange, Blavatnik Building, Level 5

Bubble Club will transform Tate Exchange into an inclusive and accessible night club. There will be a unique selection of live music, art and performance.

In Collaboration with Purple STARS

Film Screenings: 1000 Londoners

Starr Cinema, Natalie Bell Building, Level 1

Join Chocolate Films for specially curated screenings of their 1000 Londoners project, a unique and ongoing digital portrait of our city. Over a decade, 1000 short films will be made about 1000 different Londoners. See the best of three seasons spanning the last six years.

*Each screening requires a free ticket, available to collect from the Level 0 ticket desk on a first-come, first-served basis from 17.00

Film 1 – Windrush Generations

18.00 – 19.10

Explores the lives of five generations of Londoners of Caribbean descent through short video portraits. The portraits feature Kenny Lynch and Dame Jocelyn Barrow.

Film 2 – Century: 10 Women x 10 Decades

19.30 – 20.30

Discover the lives of 10 pioneering, brave, funny and unique girls and women of London. They are aged from 8 to 94, one for each decade. Followed by a Q&A with 1000 Londoners creative directors and contributors.

Film 3 – Night Crawlers

20.50 – 21.30

In this collection of short documentaries Chocolate Films asks who are the Londoners that come out at night. From clubbers to cabaret artists to night workers of the city.

Unseen City

Blavatnik Building, Level 6

Listen to short talks plus explore FzX, an AI response to our expanding urban landscape. Plus tune in between 15.00–18.00 as Worldwide FM broadcasts live at Tate Modern.

Created by IAMWE, Mr Bulb, Xander Steenbrugge and Global Roots.

Panel Talk

18.45 – 19.30

Hear from Melodie Leung, Rollo Jackson and Lord Tusk about how the urban environment influences artists. Then hear from each speaker about their personal experiences and inspirations working in the city.

Hosted by Worldwide FM’s Erica McKoy.

20.00 – 20.15 Rollo Jackson – film-maker
20.30 – 20.45 Melodie Leung – Senior Associate at Zaha Hadid Architects
21.00 – 21.15 Lord Tusk – producer

Bollo Brook Youth Centre: Who We Are, Who We Aren't

Natalie Bell Building, Level 4

Join young Londoners from Bollo Brook Youth Centre. They will be encouraging us to explore how we perceive our own and other people's place in the world and how different experiences influence this. Create your own self-portrait and join round-table discussions.

Apples and Snakes Present: Jay Bernard

19.00 – 20.00 East Room, Natalie Bell Building, Level 6

Join Jay Bernard as they read from their poetry collection, Surge (Chatto and Windus). Jay Bernard’s Surge explores the devastating 1981 New Cross fire, which killed 13 young black people. From here, Jay traces a line to the 2017 Grenfell fire. Followed by a Q&A and book signing.

*Requires a free ticket, available to collect from the Level 0 ticket desk on a first-come, first-served basis from 17.00

UNIQLO 10 Minute Art Talks

Various times, throughout the building

Look out for staff and volunteers from across Tate, who will be sharing their personal
insights into works from the collection in just 10 minutes.

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Plan your visit

Date & Time

28 February 2020 at 18.00–22.00

Uniqlo Tate Lates take place on the last Friday of every month (except December)

On the night ticket offer £10

Spaces for you to enjoy

  • Tate Modern

    Tate Exchange

    A place for all to play, create, reflect and question what art can mean to our everyday
  • Tate Modern

    Viewing Level

    Enjoy a drink and snacks from the bar awe-inspiring 360ᵒ views of the London skyline
  • Tate Modern

    Kitchen and bar

    Enjoy food and drink overlooking the City of London
  • Tate Modern


    Food served until 21.30

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