Find emerging and established DJs selected by NTS Radio, alongside world-class exhibitions, discover pop-up talks, playful artistic activations and hands-on workshops. Or simply enjoy the space, the music, the views and the delicious food and drink offers.
Uniqlo Tate Late July
This month takes inspiration from the exhibition Shape of Light. Enjoy a vibrant mix of art, music, film, workshops, talks and street food.
Music programmed by NTS Radio
Leyla Pillai and Lung Dart play the Level 1 Bridge plus catch Martha, Aqwea and Silv-o in the Terrace Bar until 23.00.
Listen to this NTS Radio mix created by Paola Laforgia inspired by Shape of Light:
The Department Of Photographic Missions
Sign in at the department to begin your photographic missions. You’ll receive a series of photographic challenges to undertake around the building. Cameras at the ready!
Unexpected and Uncanny Photomontage
Go beyond reality to discover the workings of your unconscious by cutting up and sticking together photographs from Tate Archive. Work with images from dada and surrealist artists, who explored the unexpected and uncanny through photomontage, including Raoul Hausmann, Hannah Höch, Man Ray, Paul Nash and Eileen Agar.
Observe, reframe and reconfigure everyday objects, text and photographs to create new compositions. Photograph your assemblages and create abstract masterpieces.
Live Abstract Drawings
Projected abstract shapes, created from scratch and drawn by you. Join host Ralph Bogard, pick up a pencil and sketch your interpretation – prizes await!
Tunga: Xifópagas Capilares entre Nós (Capillary Xiphopagus among Us)
Catch Tunga's legendary performance featuring twin girls conjoined by their hair who unexpectedly appear in the galleries to create a surreal environment that blurs the line between reality and fiction. Performances will take place at various times throughout the building.
Pop-Up Independent Book Fair
Browse and buy books from independent self-publishers including London-based Palm* Studios, SPBH Editions, Morel Books, Typical Girls, MACK, Loose Joints and Trolley Books.
Explore the work of contemporary photographers who have responded to the exhibition Shape of Light, featuring Chloe Dewe Mathews, Mark Duffy, Taisuke Koyama, Ronan Mckenzie and Maya Rochat.
Artist Talk: Antony Cairns
Join photographer and book maker Antony Cairns as he launches his latest book CTY and hear how his work is inspired by cities and his east London roots.
*Please note this talk requires a free ticket. Free tickets will be available from 17.00 on the day at the Level 0 Ticket Desk on a first come, first served basis.
Film Screenings: Photographers in our collection
Watch a collection of short films about artists who use photography in their work. Discover varying ideas and processes and how their work contributes to the story of this challenging and beautiful medium.
Tate Exchange: Summer School 2018
2018’s Schools and Teachers Summer School led by artist Bill Leslie explored art and education, asking what we can learn from working with young people with special educational needs and disabilities. See how their conversations evolved with presentations and displays from Summer School’s participants and invited contributors including Corali Dance Company, Claire Undy, Rachel Cattle and Heart n Soul.
4:3 Presents: Simon Reynolds On Visual Music
Simon Reynolds takes us on a YouTube journey through a selection of 20th century experimental animation films exploring the concept of visual music. Sample works by the pioneers of abstract animation, who often collaborated with musique concrete and electronic composers or made their own soundtracks to their films. Presented by 4:3, Boiler Room’s platform for underground film.
*Please note this screening requires a free ticket. Free tickets will be available from 17.00 on the day at the Level 0 Ticket Desk on a first come, first served basis.
Got an opinion about the art in Tate Modern? Join lively conversations around key artworks.
Uniqlo 10 Minute Art Talks
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 each.