Illustrating the plight of refugees
The UK’s first exhibition to explore the reality of the refugee crisis through illustration has opened in Sunderland.
Documenting the Cham diaspora
‘Homelands’ features photography from James Sebright and it looks at the lives and livelihoods of the Cham diaspora. You can see it at the Oriental Museum.
Making a mountain out of…
Fancy getting involved in a new participatory artwork this summer? There are beaches involved…
‘Arrivals: Making Tyneside Home’ is an exhibition of portraits by Jeremy Abrahams that celebrate the people who have moved to Tyneside since 1939.
Arty thrills at Newcastle University
There are TWO exhibitions running alongside each other at Newcastle University and BOTH are worth getting excited about.
The ‘Wild’ exhibition in Durham, which celebrates the natural history of the British Isles, is going down a real storm with visitors, and in August (and beyond) they have plen...
Watch (and listen to) the birdies
A new art installation at Cherryburn in Stocksfield is giving you the opportunity to hear what local birds have to say about their lot.
This year the Biscuit Factory’s summer show has a botanical bent and takes in arts, crafts, food and more.
Jazz, cartoons and hair weaves
BALTIC’s summer season of exhibitions are upon us and, as ever, the gallery is giving us an eclectic smorgasbord of good stuff that is a veritable Glastonbury of the mind.
The allure of the everyday
The photographs John Peter Askew took on his visits to Russia from 1996-2017 see him finding a distinctive beauty in the ordinary. You can see them at the Northern Gallery for...
Oliver Doe’s new exhibition questions the way we see queer people.
Challenging perspectives on faith
Mat Collishaw has created a site-specific installation at Ushaw that explores themes of martyrdom, treason, worship and heresy.
The Oriental Museum in Durham is celebrating the elegance of Ming and Qing dynasty jades.