Experience Tate Modern after-hours with a vibrant mix of art, film, music, talks, and workshops with Uniqlo Tate Lates. One of the most famous landmarks in the capital brings London’s creative talent with a monthly event that will change your experience of Tate Modern.

Here, you’ll find emerging and established DJs selected by NTS Radio, alongside world-class exhibitions, discover pop-up talks, playful artistic activations and hands-on activities and workshops. Or simply enjoy the space, the music, the views and the delicious food and drink offers. Uniqlo Tate Lates are free and open to all.

Uniqlo Tate Lates November

This month, Uniqlo Tate Lates celebrates The Radical Eye: Modernist Photography from the Sir Elton John Collection. Join us as we explore what it means to have a ‘radical eye’ through contemporary photography, workshops and much more.

Music and visual programmed by NTS Radio

Hear the best local talent programmed by NTS Radio in the The Tanks and the Terrace Bar.


Lewis Teague Wright, Thierry Phung & Chantal Adams, Dream Catalogue and Field Work & Max Morris-Doherty

Things not to miss

Radical Building

See the winning images from our #RadicalBuilding photography competition. Inspired by the modernist architecture in The Radical Eye, selected by Tate and created by you.

Explore all of the submissions or enter your own before 20 November to be in with the chance of having your photograph screened in the Tanks.

Modernist Photography Studio

Create your own masterpiece inspired by Elton John’s modernist photography collection. Step inside our Radical Eye filter studio on Level 2 of the Switch House and take a photograph as a modernist icon. Share your portrait using #ModernistMe

Filter Fun

Over the evening, keep an eye out for human-sized colour filters created by artist Julia Vogl throughout the building. Take a photo behind the filter and see yourselves at Tate through a different lens. Julia Vogl is American and British artist with an international practice dedicated to public engagement, community and colour.

Selfie School with Oliver Lang

Selfie School was created by Oliver Lang in 2014 to provide people with an examination of how and why a selfie can be worth doing. Head to the Selfie School in the Switch House Level 4 to see both the importance and ridiculousness of selfies challenged and entertained.

Human Library

Welcome to the Human Library. Our ‘books’ our people who are on hand to share their wealth of knowledge on photography. Reading is a conversation. We’ve got a diverse collection on contemporary photography, ready for you to discuss and discover. Head to a table to borrow our ‘books’ with Nina Manandhar, Bruno Ceschel and others on the Switch House Level 3.

Uniqlo 10 Minute Art Talks

Staff and volunteers from across Tate share their personal insights into selected works from the collection. These will pop-up throughout the building on the hour and half hour from 18.00 – keep an eye out!

Collection Conversations

Got an opinion about the art in Tate Modern? Our visitor experience teams will lead three lively rounds of conversation around three photographic artworks. Meet at the Boiler House, Level 2 Concourse at 19.30.


Why Take up the Camera | 19.00 | Starr Cinema | £8 / Concessions £5

Opening Tate Film’s Pioneers retrospective of Bruce Baillie, this programme presents a selection of short works from the American filmmaker’s poetic and social documentary series The News. With an introduction from series curator Garbiñe Ortega. Book tickets now.

Get Closer To The Art

The Radical Eye: Modernist Photography from the Sir Elton John Collection | Until 7 May | £16.50

This is a once-in-a-lifetime chance to see one of the world’s greatest private collections of photography, drawn from the classic Modernist period of the 1920s–50s. An incredible group of Man Ray portraits are exhibited together for the first time, having been brought together by Sir Elton John over the past twenty-five years, including portraits of Matisse, Picasso, and Breton. Book tickets now.

Hyundai Commission 2016: Philippe Parreno: Anywhen

Turbine Hall | Free

Friday night is the perfect time to explore Philippe Parreno’s commmission that has transformed Tate Modern’s vast Turbine Hall into an immersive experience which challenges your perception of time and space. Prepare to have your senses activated and stimulated by a spectacular choreography of sound, lighting, flying objects and film, each connected to the other and playing their part in a far bigger score.

The EY Exhibition: Wifredo Lam

Until 8 Jan | £16

Discover the fascinating career of Wifredo Lam, one of the most iconic Cuban artists of the twentieth-century. Lam’s distinctive paintings introduced the symbolism of his Cuban roots and defined a new way of painting for a post-colonial world. Book tickets now.


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