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25 Jul 2020

Tate galleries are set to reopen after five months of closure but warn recovery “will take years not months” for the arts sector

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“It will take years not months” for the arts sector to recover from the effects of Covid 19: that’s according to Maria Balshaw, who’s director of the Britain’s biggest arts complex. The Tate  – like many other museums and galleries – will reopen on Monday after five and a half months of closure.

But emerging from lockdown requires huge changes to protect those who visit and work in the arts – as Jon Snow has been finding out.