Contemporary art + heritage site
Get yourself along to the National Trust’s Gibside this summer to discover some stunning new artworks by Fiona Curran and Andrew Burton that bring the past into the present.
Hearts and mines
‘King Cole: the life and legacy of South Tyneside’s coal mining communities’ celebrates the mining heritage of the borough, exploring the industry’s impact on the lives of the...
Putting things in perspective
Louisa Hodgson was an artist respected for her precise depictions of architectural space, and an exhibition of her work is just one of three super shows the Hatton are present...
More Great Exhibition of the North
Yep: the biggest event of its kind in England this year is continuing apace throughout July and the Great North Museum: Hancock is proving to be one of the biggest draws of th...
Art investment in the north-east
Art investment is alive and well in the north-east and if you’d like to know more then read on…
John Kippin! Let’s have a couple!
There are two (TWO!) John Kippin exhibitions showing at the NGCA in Sunderland that are well worthy of your attention.
A guaranteed whale of a time
Young Glass at the National Glass Centre showcases work by the finest young international artists working in glass today.
Making an exhibition of ourselves
The Great Exhibition of the North is the biggest event held in England this year and it’s taking place over 80 days starting with a spectacular opening weekend in June. Should...
Robots come to Life
Robots have been around in one form or another for 500 years and a new show at the Life Science Centre is celebrating their existence, which, as visitors will see, is still an...
Lindisfarne Castle gets arty
This woman is internationally renowned artist Anya Gallaccio and she’s brought a veritable landscape of colour to the newly restored castle. Fancy that!
I’m having a MA Rogers moment...
One of the UK’s foremost wildlife artists Mary Ann Rogers is having a summer selling exhibition at her own gallery in Northumberland this June featuring goodies and gifts galo...
Memories of the dead
This is Ellie Harrison and she’s on a month-long journey to see how we go about remembering the dead. On a gravestone? A Facebook page? Aisle 22 of Tesco?
Fabulously renowned painter alert!
That headline is quite the statement but then again Glenn Brown is quite the artist. He’s showing new works at The Laing from June onwards.