Art lovers have surely heard of at least one of London’s four Tate museums which showcase art from British and international artists from 1500 until the present day.
If you are planning a trip to London, Liverpool, or Cornwall, be sure to check out one of these world-class museums.
Tate Britain (Millbank, London, SW1P 4RG): The Tate Britain is the oldest of the Tate museums, established in 1897 (originally named the National Gallery of British Art). The Tate Britain’s collection features British art from 1500 to the present day. This beatufiul museum is a must-see for all visitors arriving on flights to London. Current exhibitions include work by Barry Flanagan and John Martin.
Tate Modern (Bankside, London, SE1 9TG): The Tate Modern opened in 2000, making it the newest of the Tate museums. Located on the bank of the River Thames in a refurbished power station, the Tate Modern boasts one of the most comprehensive modern and contemporary art collections in the world. Current exhibitions include work by Tacita Dean and Gerhard Richter.
Tate Liverpool (Albert Dock, Liverpool, L3 4BB): The Tate Liverpool opened in 1988, and is housed in a converted warehouse on Liverpool's waterfront. The Tate Liverpool’s collection features international modern and contemporary art. Current exhibitions include Alice in Wonderland and René Magritte.
Tate St. Ives (Porthmeor Beach, St. Ives, Cornwall TR26 1TG): The Tate St. Ives is housed in a unique three-story building, located on the site of a former gas works, overlooking Porthmeor Beach. It opened in 1993. The Tate St. Ives’ collection is comprised of modern and contemporary international art. Current exhibitions include work by Barbara Hepworth, and the art of abstract painting.
"Tate Modern," Flickr photo credit: stefo
Get new posts delivered by email:
Top Travel Deals on RSS
14 Italian Gelato Flavors You Need To Know Before You VisitComments: 0Rating: 0 / 0
Your guide to proper ordering at la gelateria....read more
4 Historic U.S. Drive-Thru RestaurantsComments: 0Rating: 0 / 0
Celebrate National Drive-Thru Day all weekend at these classic locations!...read more
6 Great Reasons to Visit Italy This SummerComments: 1Rating: 0 / 0
As if you needed yet another reason to visit one of Europe’s most beautiful, history and delicious countries!...read more
Your Guide To Visiting India’s Valley of the FlowersComments: 0Rating: 0 / 0
This beautiful site is well worth the time it takes to get there....read more
6 Annual Festivals to Check Out in DenverComments: 0Rating: 0 / 0
Whether you love jazz, art, dance or food, Denver has something great to offer, all year 'round!...read more
Some of the content posted herein are the views and opinions of the individual blogger's and do not represent the views and opinions of OneTravel. It may be the case that OneTravel is partnering with a particular travel supplier mentioned in a blog post, however, all views and opinions expressed herein by parties other then OneTravel are by the respective bloggers.
© 2015 W K Travel, Inc. All rights reserved. California: CST #2090295-40, Nevada: SOT #2007-0081, Iowa: SOT #883, Washington: SOT #602785938, Florida: SOT #ST38063