Art and soul
‘Hand in Hand: The artistic and spiritual life of Dame Werburg Welch’ is a fascinating exhibition coming to Ushaw in Durham which details the life and work of a Benedictine nu...
Britain-hating anarchist returns
Britain-hating anarchist? That’s Tory MP Johnny Mercer’s view of Darren Cullen, anyway. Make your own mind up by checking out a retrospective show of his work which is coming ...
Grab some face time
Susanne Strassman’s portraits of local people drawn from the local LGBQT+ community are extraordinary for their barrier mangling intimacy, and you can see them at the Globe Ga...
The Biscuit Factory have launched their fabulous spring show which, as ever, is resplendent with interesting work galore.
Redcar’s Kirkleatham Museum are showcasing a powerful celebration of our region’s steel and industrial heritage.
‘Into the Woods’ at Woodhorn Museum is a fabulous showcase for local artists celebrating trees, forests and all things woody.
Coming soon: the end of the world
A new exhibition coming to the Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art is going really big on the post-apocalyptic stuff.
A Russian in our midst
Artist Kirill Sokolov (1930-2004) married Avril Pyman, a British woman, in 1963 and they eventually left Russia in 1974, decamping to Berwick where he further developed his wo...
Get your back up off the wall
In his first institutional solo exhibition in the north-east, Simeon Barclay presents a new body of work informed by his research into dance. Fancy that!
Top draw stuff from an Italian master
One of the most eagerly awaited exhibitions ever to be held at the Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens – Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing – opens in February.
When Ellen met Francis
‘Francis Bacon | Ellen Gallagher’ is the first exhibition in an exciting new strand at Hatton Gallery premised on the visual synergies between different artists’ bodies of wor...
World War I. What happened next?
Two new exhibitions on Tyneside are marking 100 years since the Armistice by chronicling the aftermath of the First World War on both sides of the River Tyne.
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!