Food for thought
FEED brings together a body of work created by Zara Worth since 2016, which is concerned with our relationships with hand-held technology and social media. It’s at Vane from 9...
Their annual exhibition! It’s back!
As the above headline gently hints at, the Tynemouth Photographic Society’s annual archival exhibition is returning in August for two days only. Hurry, hurry, hurry!
Women! Power! Cragside!
Cragside – the extraordinary Victorian house, gardens and woodland – was one of the wonders of its age and it’s currently hosting Switched on! an exhibition shining a light on...
This man and Thomas Bewick
This man is Mark Fairnington who is showcasing a collection of paintings that reflect Cherryburn – the birthplace of noted printer Thomas Bewick – as well as the surrounding l...
The garden party of the year
The Laing Art Gallery are bringing together works from Beatrix Potter to Claude Monet, Stanley Spencer to Vanessa Bell, and all under the gazebo of The Enchanted Garden, an ex...
A stitch in time
For generations the exquisite art of embroidery has decorated our lives and a new exhibition at St Mary’s Heritage Centre in Gateshead features 14 imposing embroidered panels ...
New metro design unveiled
I wouldn’t mind if the new metros were being pulled by this beauty. It is – but of course – Robert Stephenson’s Rocket, the iconic steam locomotive that is back on Tyneside as...
Taking photographs through sculpture
The internationally recognised Japanese artist Tomoaki Suzuki takes portraits, but instead of wielding his camera phone, he painstakingly sculpts his subjects over a series of...
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 Coal: 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…