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!
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...
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 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...
Step into your favourite story…
Time to Get Upis a brand new exhibition at Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children’s Books, which encourages children and grown-ups to engage their senses in a whole n...
Glass! Make some!
Not only is the National Glass Centre showing the best glassware in the UK, they’re also showing you HOW TO MAKE YOUR OWN! Imagine!
The Wallington Gallery , Corbridge Antiques, Northumberland.
Local views (and more) up for grabs The Wallington Gallery in Corbridge sells original art from British and European artists including some fabulous local scenes.
The Congregational Gallery, top of the High Street, Rothbury.
You fully know what to expect when you turn up a rural gallery, do you not? Maybe some nice watercolours of “views” and a few farmyard animals made out of skanky bits of bark,...