Free Tate Modern Late

Tate Modern Lates

A view of a crowd on Level 1 Bridge

Photography Sophie Shaw

Join us after hours to celebrate Yayoi Kusama

Uniqlo Tate Play: Kusama's obliteration room

Location: Turbine Hall, Level 0
Time: 18.00–21.30

Yayoi Kusama’s obliteration room is a playful, interactive artwork for all ages. You are invited to transform a completely white domestic apartment into a sea of colour using sticker dots.

Workshop: Summer Sketching

Location: North Landscape
Time: 18.00–21.30

Head to an easel and sketch outdoor scenes on our riverside terrace.

Activation: Dog Show hosted by U:Studio

Location: South Landscape
Time: 19.00–19.30

Inspired by Kusama's love of dogs, head outside and catch our furry friends as they show off their skills, artwork-inspired costumes and compete for the best dressed prize, hosted by U:Studio.

Music: DJ Sets Programmed by Global Roots

Location: Level 1 Bridge
Time: 18.00–21.30

Expect psychedelic disco sounds inspired by Kusama’s Mirror Room performance with sets from Hinako Omori and Yama Warashi.

Drinks & Music: DJ Sets Programmed by Global Roots

Location: Terrace Bar, Blavatnik Building, Level 1
Time: 18.00–21.30

Enjoy summer cocktails, craft beers and more alongside DJ sets from MLE and Bame Dash.

Workshop: Nature Collage

Location: Blavatnik Building, Level 2
Time: 18.00–21.30

Inspired by Kusama’s nature collages, use colourful motifs and images from the natural world to create a takeaway collage.

Digital Display: Kusama Love

Location: Blavatnik Building, Level 4
Time: 18.00–21.30

Explore Kusama’s work through a series of Tate short films and discover why she has won the hearts of art-lovers across the world.

Workshop: Pop-Up Party with Originary Arts

Location: Blavatnik Building, Level 5
Time: 18.00–21.30

Join Originary Arts to create a pop-up book inspired by 1960s style and learn simple techniques for your own pop-up publication.

Film: Yuyan Wang – One Thousand and One Attempts To Be an Ocean

Location: Starr Cinema, Natalie Bell Building, Level 1
Times: 19.00–20.00 and 20.30–21.00

Yuyan Wang's mesmerising film invites you to journey through a wave of 'satisfying' internet videos set to a hypnotic audio track. This sensory experience strives toward an oceanic feeling and reflects on media saturation, perception and desire in a screen-based age. The screening at 19.00–20.00 is followed by a conversation with the artist.

Please note this film contains flashing images.

* Each screening requires a free ticket, available to collect from the Starr Cinema on a first-come, first-served basis from 18.00.

Workshop: Slow Sketching

Location: Natalie Bell Building, Level 4
Time: 18.00–21.30

Explore the obliteration room through drawing and slow sketching to take a closer look at Kusama’s iconic work.

Talks: 10 Minute Talks

Various times, throughout the building

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

Digital Display: Paws for Thought

Location: Various screens across the building
Time: 18.00–21.30

Enjoy heart-warming images of Kusama and her many dog friends, shared on screens across the building.

Tate Modern

Turbine Hall

Bag checks will be in place

London SE1 9TG
Plan your visit

Date & Time

26 August 2022 at 18.00–22.00

  • No ticket required for admission to the Lates
  • Some events require a free ticket, see programme for more details
  • Book to see Lubaina Himid and Surrealism Beyond Borders which will also be open late

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