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For the welfare of all our visitors and staff, Tate’s Trustees and Director Maria Balshaw have taken the decision to close Tate Modern, Tate Britain, Tate Liverpool and Tate St Ives from tonight until atleast 1 May.

We will continue to monitor the situation closely and we look forward to welcoming visitors back to the galleries when we reopen.

During this time, the press office team will be working remotely. For all press enquiries relating to Tate, Tate Britain or Tate Modern please email For Tate Liverpool, please contact and for Tate St Ives please email A member of staff will respond upon your request.

Visitors, members, students and academics can contact Tate via the Contact Us page


Contact Tate Images to license images of works in Tate’s collection

Press images can be downloaded via the link at the end of each press release. Please note these links expire when exhibitions close, and that all images can only be used under the following terms and conditions:

  • That the reproductions are accompanied by the name of the artist, the title and date of work, the owner credit line, the copyright holder and photo credit
  • That the reproductions are not cropped, overprinted, tinted or subject to any form of derogatory treatment without the prior approval of the copyright owner
  • That the images are only reproduced to illustrate an article or feature reviewing or reporting on the exhibition stated (section 30(i) and (ii) of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988)
  • That any reproductions that accompany an article are not used for marketing or advertising purposes
  • The use of images for front covers may attract a fee and will require the prior authorisation of the owner and copyright holder of the work. Please contact Tate Press Office for such use
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General entry to Tate Modern, Tate Britain and Tate Liverpool collection displays is free and does not require a press ticket.

Tate organises press view days for all ticketed exhibitions before they open to the public. Please contact the Press Office to find out more. If you are covering an exhibition but cannot attend the press view, you must request a ticket in advance from the Press Office. Please submit your request at least two working days before you intend to visit.

Tate’s Press Office is open every weekday from 9.00 to 17.30. Email or call +44(0)20 7887 8730.

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Book location filming and photography at Tate’s galleries

Please contact the press office for news filming enquiries


Press enquiries about Tate’s books and catalogues:
+44(0)20 7887 8625 /

Press enquiries about Tate's merchandise and products:
+44(0)20 7887 8648 /

Press enquiries about Tate’s cafes and restaurants:
+44(0)20 701 7510 /


Olafur Eliasson Yellow versus Purple 2003 © Olafur Eliasson

Olafur Eliasson Yellow versus Purple 2003 © Olafur Eliasson
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