The new Tate Modern building has just opened – right here's all the cool stuff you can do there this weekend – Time Out London (weblog)

Calling all artwork lovers! The Tate Modern's amazing extension is lastly open and we're severely excited. The ten-story building seems to be like a twisted, pyramid-formed tower, and sits behind the unique energy station. To rejoice the opening, there are a great deal of free occasions occurring at the Tate Modern this weekend – listed here are the better of the bunch.

Watch an enormous choral efficiency impressed by the Tate Modern

The of us at the Tate are actually singing and dance about the new extension. They've invited 500 individuals from over 20 choirs from all over London to return and sing songs about the Tate Modern. Watch them carry out at 5pm on Saturday (June 18) or catch a smaller scale efficiency on Sunday (June 19) at 2pm. 

Do some arts and crafts

If the new Tate Modern leaves you feeling impressed, you can channel that creativity at one in every of their drop-in periods, which will probably be working all weekend. At 'Making collectively: Paper aesthetics', they're going to be inviting you to make your personal mini mannequin of the new Change Home building, and as soon as you've accomplished your masterpiece, you can add it to a rising collective sculpture.

Be a part of an immersive piece of artwork

Need to be a part of the paintings? 'This Is The place We Are' is an interactive digital sculpture, pushed by the knowledge we all generate. The paintings will probably be impressed by the motion, contact and voices of individuals in the room, in addition to knowledge from social media, which implies you can become involved whether or not you're there or not. 

Catch an impromptu efficiency

All through the weekend, there will probably be varied sudden reside performances, together with 5 reside works from the Tate assortment and two new performances. The line-up contains 'That is Propaganda', the place a lady will sing the work's title at any time when a new customer enters the gallery house and 'Public Assortment Tate Modern 2016' – a website-particular piece the place teams of performers will use their our bodies to re-create effectively-identified artworks.

Be somebody's muse

As a part of tonight's opening occasions, illustrator Jean Jullien will probably be providing the guests to take a seat down along with her one-on-one in order that she can create your very personal sculptural portrait. Or, if sculptures aren't your factor, you can have your portrait taken by photographer Ronan McKenzie, whose newest undertaking is an try to seize what she loves about London. June 17, 6pm-10pm. Change Home, Stage 5.

Check out these pictures of the new Tate Modern and listed here are seven of its best bits.

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The new Tate Modern building has just opened – right here's all the cool stuff you can do there this weekend - Time Out London (weblog)