Family Art Day Out in Cornwall: Visit the Beatriz Milhazes: Maresias Exhibition at Tate St Ives

Family Art Day Out in Cornwall: Visit the Beatriz Milhazes: Maresias Exhibition at Tate St Ives

The Beatriz Milhazes: Maresias exhibition at Tate St Ives in Cornwall is a vibrant, colourful journey; an explosion of colours, playful shapes and motifs, blending Brazilian culture and mesmerising patterns.

Perfect for all ages, this exhibition is a feast for the eyes and an inspiration for the soul.

A Feast for the Senses

Beatriz Milhazes’ artwork is a stunning blend of Brazilian culture and mesmerizing patterns. Her use of bold colours and playful shapes captivates the imagination and inspires creativity. Children will be delighted by the vibrant displays.

The Beatriz Milhazes: Maresias Exhibition for Families

Family-Friendly Facilities:
Tate St Ives understands the needs of families. The gallery is fully accessible for pushchairs and prams, ensuring easy navigation for parents with young children. Additionally, baby changing facilities are conveniently located, making your visit stress-free.

Baby Changing Facilities:

Convenient baby changing facilities are available for families.


At Dot Kids we believe in making art accessible to everyone. That's why we always check out the inclusivity of an art gallery:

  • Tate St Ives offers quiet spaces and sensory-friendly resources to cater to children and adults with sensory sensitivities and other neurodiverse needs.

  • Ear defenders can be borrowed from the information desk.

  • There are lifts to all Levels of the gallery, or alternatively you can take the stairs.

  • Accessible and standard toilets are on Level 3, next to Gallery 6.

  • A Changing Places toilet is on Level 3, next to Gallery 1

  • To help plan your visit to Tate St Ives, you can access Visual Stories from their website, which includes photographs and information of what you can expect from a visit to the gallery.


Tips for a Memorable Family Day Out

  1. Book in Advance: Ensure a smooth visit by booking your tickets in advance. This will help you avoid long queues and make the most of your time at the gallery.

  2. Interactive Activities: Take advantage of the hands-on activities available throughout the gallery. These are designed to engage children.

  3. Quiet Times: If your child is sensitive to noise or crowds, consider visiting during quieter times, such as weekday mornings.

  4. Explore St Ives: After visiting the exhibition, take some time to explore the beautiful town of St Ives. Enjoy the stunning beaches, local shops, and cafes for a complete family day out.

Plan Your Visit

Dates: The exhibition runs until 29 September 2024
Times: Open daily, 10:00 AM - 5:20 PM

Tate St Ives: Porthmeor Beach, St Ives, Cornwall TR26 1TG

Prices & Booking:

Admission price includes Beatriz Milhazes: MaresiasMark Rothko: The Seagram Murals and our Modern Conversations displays.

  • £13.50 with donation, £12.00 without donation
  • £12.50 with donation, £11.00 without donation for concessions

Tickets are limited and Tate encourage advanced booking. A limited number of tickets are available on the door.

  • Members and Locals Pass holders enjoy unlimited free entry with no need to book, simply bring along your card.
  • Entry is free for visitors aged 18 and under.

For more information see our Booking and Ticketing FAQs.

Group rates are available for groups of ten or more people when booked in advance. Find out more on our Group Visits page.

This admission price includes entry to the whole of Tate St Ives, showcasing work by artists including Barbara Hepworth, Marlow Moss, Naum Gabo and Patrick Heron, whose captivating works have brought international attention to St Ives and West Cornwall. Alongside displays from the Tate collection, the gallery presents modern and contemporary art from around the world through a dynamic exhibitions programme.

How to Get to Tate St Ives

Tate St Ives is located in the picturesque town of St Ives, Cornwall. The gallery is easily accessible by public transport, and there are several parking options nearby for those travelling by car. Always check the Tate St Ives website for any updates, detailed directions and travel tips.


The Beatriz Milhazes: Maresias exhibition at Tate St Ives is a must-visit for families looking to immerse themselves in a world of art and creativity. With its family-friendly facilities, inclusivity for neurodiverse visitors, and vibrant displays, this exhibition promises an unforgettable experience for all.

📸 ‘Beatriz Milhazes: Maresias’, Tate St Ives (Jai Monaghan )

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