Mushroom Works gets open
The Ouseburn Open Studios event is back! Back! BACK! in November and our first port of call is going to be to Mushroom Works.
It’s Alston Craft Fair!
How are you fixed for three days of quality local crafts, arts, food and music?
Curiouser and curiouser
Alice has momentarily decamped from Wonderland to Durham, The Gala Theatre to be precise, for a very special winter exhibition.
Do you know your art from your elbow?
There are boobs, moobs and bums galore at the Laing Art Gallery’s latest exhibition ‘Exposed: The Naked Portrait’. Hooray!
This is your Winter Fair alert
There’s nothing that says “the festive season is rapidly approaching” like The Hearth Arts Centre’s ‘Winter Fair and Open Studios’ event, which takes place over one glorious w...
ceramics and storytelling
The award-winning illustrator Laura Carlin has been investigating the dynamism afforded her by ceramics in order to tell stories, and her work can currently be seen at the Shi...
It’s Claude, isn’t it?
The female photographer Claude Cahun was a real pioneer when it came to chopping up notions of gender and identity and some of her most famous pieces can currently be seen at ...
Exploring the idea of healing and wellbeing
‘Scar Tissue’ is the latest fascinating exhibition by Claire Copper, which can be seen at the Newbiggin Maritime Centre from this October to November.
Looking up in Bishop Auckland
This stunning new addition to the north-east landscape is the Auckland Tower and it’s just one of the world-class visitor destinations opening in the town over the coming year...
A peek behind the iron curtain
‘The Inner Eye’, The latest exhibition at Side Galley, gives us an introduction to the photographic work of the German Democratic Republic, which is still relatively little kn...
A Kurt response
Inspired by Kurt Schwitters’ Merz Barn Wall – on permanent display in the Hatton Gallery – is ‘Exploding Collage’ a season of exhibitions that apply Schwitters’ collage techni...
Do not adjust your eyes
Dan Holdsworth is having two consecutive exhibitions at the NGCA in Sunderland, the first of which looks absolutely extraordinary. Dan Holdsworth has dedicated the last five y...
We’ll never see the likes again
A photography exhibition from Chris Killip, featuring over 30 black and white images documenting the shipbuilding trade in the north-east in the 1970s, can currently be seen a...