Tate Modern Lates: Celebrating LGBTQIA+ Artists

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Friday 24 June

6.00pm - 10.00pm

Free

Tate Modern, Bankside, London, SE1 9TG

Join the Tate after hours as they celebrate LGBTQIA+ artists and creative communities

Music: DJ Sets from Queer Bruk and The Rimmers

Location: Turbine Hall, Level 0
Time: 18.00–19.30

The Rimmers: Friday Night kicks-off with ‘The Rimmer Rave’. Join Jewish mum Gaye Rimmer, her husband Mervyn and their daughter Becky for schmaltzy tunes and a Friday night dinner.

Time: 19.30–21.30

Queer Bruk: Club night Queer Bruk aims to bring more Afro-Caribbean culture and music to London’s queer nightlife scene. This month they team up with Donnie Sunshine.

Music: Music from Debbie Smith

Location: Terrace Bar, Blavatnik Building, Level 1
Time: 18.00–21.30

Catch a DJ set from guitarist Debbie Smith, programmed by the Rebel Dykes team. Rebel Dykes is a rabble-rousing documentary set in 1980s post-punk London with Smith as a central character. Hear more from the team at their talk on Blavatnik Building Level 6 at 20.00.

Drinks and Music: Tap Takeover with Queer Brewing

Location: Terrace Bar, Blavatnik Building, Level 1
Time: 18.00–21.30

Join us for the launch of new beer All of Us or None of Us, an exclusive collaboration between Tate Eats, Queer Brewing and Drop Project. Be the first to try this new brew and meet Queer Brewing’s founder Lily Waite to hear how they brew great beer to support LGBTQIA+ communities.

Workshop: Pronouns Badges designed by Anshika Khullar

Location: Blavatnik Building, Level 2
Time: 18.00–21.30

Colour and create a takeaway badge to share your pronouns, with custom designs from Anshika Khullar. Khullar’s bold and vibrant work centres on intersectional feminist narratives.

Digital Display: London LGBTQ+ Community Centre

Location: Blavatnik Building, Level 4
Time: 18.00–21.30

Enjoy a digital display celebrating London’s diverse LGBTQ+ creatives curated by the London LGBTQ+ Community Centre, a safe, intergenerational and intersectional community centre and café for London’s LGBTQ+ community.

Talks: Art Chats – The L Word

Location: Blavatnik Building, Level 6

A series of art chats exploring the work of Lesbian artists and creatives.

Time: 19.00–19.30, A discussion on Lesbian identity, pottery and artistic process with ceramicists Sarah Beresford and Claudia Clare.

Time: 20.00–20.30, Artist Bernice Mulenga discusses the legacy of Rebel Dykes with artist and archivist Atalanta Kernick, and artist and cultural producer Kat Hudson of Lesley Magazine.

Time: 21.00–21.30, From carabiner clips and thumb rings to the history of short hair, expect a gallop through Lesbian fashion history with Eleanor Medhurst of @dressingdykes.

*Please note each talk requires a free ticket, available to collect from the Level 0 ticket desk, on a first-come, first-served basis. Tickets will be released one hour before each talk’s start time.

Talk: Trans Art Club with Charlie Craggs

Location: Starr Cinema, Natalie Bell Building, Level 1
Time: 19.00–20.00

Join Charlie Craggs and invited guests for an insightful and lively exploration of transgender artists and their impact on contemporary art and culture.

*Please note this requires a free ticket, available to collect from the Starr Cinema on a first come, first served basis from 18.00.

Screening: Tate Short Films

Location: Natalie Bell Building, Level 4
Time: 18.00–21.30

Relax and enjoy short films featuring artists from Tate’s collection.

Talks: 10 Minute Talks

Various times, throughout the building

Staff and volunteers from across Tate share their personal insights into works from the collection.

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