100 Museums to Visit Before You Die

Tate Britain

Location: London

2013 Exhibitions: Schwitters in Britain (January 30 - May 12), Ian Hamilton Finlay (November 12 - February 17), Focus: Charles Harrison as Curator (May 21 - March 10)

The Tate Britain was founded in 1897 and was then known as the National Gallery of British Art. It was renamed in 1932 to the Tate Gallery after Henrey Tate, who was pivotal in adding the national collection of modern art as well as the national collection of British art to the gallery. The Tate is a network comprised of four locations throughout Britain, starting with the Tate Britain and most recently, the Tate Modern, founded in 2000.

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