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Tate St Ives

Tate St Ives, Porthmeor Beach, St Ives, Cornwall, UK, TR26 1TG
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Inspiring art and breath-taking scenery meet at Tate St Ives. The iconic gallery overlooks the Atlantic Ocean, and showcases some of the best-loved British artworks of the twentieth century alongside an ever-changing programme of exhibitions embracing the best of British and International modern and contemporary art.

Discover how a small fishing town became an art capital of the world, and how St Ives became famous as a centre of abstract art after the second world war. Encounter iconic art works by celebrated figures including Barbara Hepworth, Peter Lanyon, Sandra Blow and Patrick Heron. The displays reveal the relationships between artists associated with St Ives and wider events in art history, also featuring work from the Tate Collection by Henri Matisse, Mark Rothko, Pablo Picasso, Bridget Riley, Pauline Boty and Lubaina Hamid.


  • Information desk
  • Toilets
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Lift
  • Cloakroom
  • Seating
  • Café
  • Shop
  • Disabled access


  • Tate St Ives £8.25/£6.60 concessions (without donation £7.50 / £6)
  • Barbara Hepworth Museum £6.60/£5.50 concessions (without a donation £6/£5)
  • Combined ticket (for gallery and museum) £11/£8.80 concessions (without donation £10 / £8)
  • Concessions apply to 60 and overs, students over 18, visitors with disabilities and jobseekers.
  • Free entry applies to Tate Members and 18’s and under.

Opening times

March — October

Daily 10am — 5.20pm (last admission 5pm)

November — February

Daily 10am — 4.20pm (last admission 4pm)

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