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AT THE MUSEUM: TATE BRITAIN

May 23, 2014

Happy, happy Friday at last! Heading across the pond to London to visit Tate Britain, one of the museums that was posted on Esquisses.

There is also Tate Modern, Tate Liverpool, and Tate St. Ives, but I’m just going to focus on Tate Britain. Opened on July 21, 1897, the Tate was just  one museum, which in time grew to four major sites. Tate has a natural collection of British art from 1500 to the present, with international, modern, contemporary art, make that 70,000 artworks.

What’s going at the Tate Britain:

BP Spotlight Source / April 4 – September 14, 2014
Tate Britain Commission 2014: Phyllida Barlow / March 31 – October 19, 2014
Kenneth Clark: Looking For Civilisation / May 10 – August 10, 2014
British Folk Art / June 10 – August 31, 2014

Kenneth Clark/ telegraph.co.uk

Events at the Tate for

  • Families
  • Young People
  • Adult Learners
  • Schools
  • Teachers
  • Local Communities, etc….

 

You can research using the Tate’s library, publications, projects.

Visit their site to check out Tate Modern, Liverpool, and St. Ives. Make sure to browse their opening hours, admission is free, except for special exhibitions. Take a gander at the Gallery Shop and Store, drop by the Djanogly Café or the Rex Whistler Restaurant for coffee or a bite.

Tate Britain
Millbank, London SWIP
4RG, United Kingdom
Phone: +44 20 7887 8888
Email: visiting.britain@tate.org.uk
www.tate.org.uk 

Where to next…..find out June 6!

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