Free entry Tate Modern Late

Uniqlo Tate Lates Dora Maar

Join us for a mix of art, music, film, drop-in workshops and pop-up talks as we explore the work of Dora Maar

Music programmed by NTS Radio

Level 1 Bridge

18.00 – 19.10 Sophia Lucie

19.10 – 20.20 Kate Carr

20.20 – 21.30 System Olympia

Terrace Bar, Blavatnik Building, Level 1

18.00 – 19.35 Aaron Angell

19.35 – 21.10 Minus Kendal

20.10 – 22.45 Pentagon Faceslap

Sketch the commission

Kara Walker’s Hyundai Commission is Fons Americanus. It's an ambitious 13–metre tall working fountain right in the Turbine Hall. Grab a seat, pick up a pencil and sketch the work.

Apples & Snakes presents: Shirley May

19.00 – 20.00, Terrace Shop, Blavatnik Building, Level 1

Join poet Shirley May as she reads from her poetry collection, She Wrote Her Own Eulogy. The collection discusses her family’s Jamaican heritage and the Black-British experience.

She Wrote Her Own Eulogy is published by Wrecking Ball Press

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

Surrealist snapshot sketching

Blavatnik Building, Level 2

Join Originary Arts to draw your own dreamlike visions. Pick up a pencil and sketch from surreal scenes and Dora Maar-inspired life models. Plus strike your own poses and act out imagined advertising campaigns for fellow visitors to sketch.

Dora Maar photo missions

Blavatnik Building, Level 3

Sign in at the Department of Photographic Missions to begin. You’ll receive a series of strange and surreal photo challenges. They will take you on a journey around the building. Cameras at the ready!​

Digital Display: #EverydayDoraMaar open call

Blavatnik Building, Level 4

We invited you to submit to #EverydayDoraMaar, capturing surreal moments in everyday life. Drop by to see the results of our open call.

Art Chats

Blavatnik Building, Level 6

19.00 – 19.40 Lucid Dreaming

Dreams are a crucial tool for surrealist artists, enabling them to peer into their unconscious minds. In lucid dreaming, the dreamer is aware that they are dreaming. Join Dr Josie Malinowski to learn the science behind it and discover how you can become lucid in your own dreams.

20.00 – 20.40 Mal readings: Sex Negative

Join Mal Journal for readings and a discussion. It will be led by contributing writers and poets Bhanu Kapil, Sasha Dugdale and Daisy Lafarge. They will explore sabotage, and pain as conveyed in the work of Dora Maar.

Mal is a literary journal of sexuality and erotics supported by Feeld.

21.00 – 21.30 Picasso, I Want My Face Back

Hear acclaimed poet Grace Nichols in conversation with Emma Jones, Curatorial Assistant at Tate Modern. Nichols will chat through her book, Picasso, I Want My Face Back. It was inspired by Picasso's iconic Weeping Woman, when it was displayed Tate Britain. It explores art, landscape and memory, which takes us on a journey through the imagined mind of Dora Maar.

Surrealist photomontage

Natalie Bell building, Level 4

Join artist Asma Istwani to create a surrealist collage. Reveal the inner workings of your unconscious mind!

Talking Art

Meet at 19.30, Natalie Bell Building, Level 2

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

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

31 January 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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