Mikhail Karikis at MIMA
Mikhail Karikis makes sound pieces, videos, installation, and more, and the first survey of his practice opens at MIMA in October.
Gaze into the MAW
The Middlesbrough Art Weekender is back in September and this year they’re planning a total takeover. Oh my!
Room with a Viewpoints
‘Viewpoints’ on Teesside is the thought-provoking arty offshoot of the Festival of Thrift and this year’s theme is all about clean air.
Marine artist extraordinaire Edwin Blackburn has his work in collections around the world and you can see why he’s so lauded when his latest exhibition comes to the Blagdon Ga...
What’s happened to Apollo Pavilion?
Victor Pasmore’s Apollo Pavilion in Peterlee is having a make-over in September but for five days only. Hurry, hurry, hurry!
Print’s not dead
‘Make Print Great Again’ brings together eight artists, each of whom has an individual approach to the nature, techniques and possibilities of printmaking.
Tim Mitchell’s ‘Product’ at the NGCA brings together two bodies of photographic artworks that track the birth and death of our clothing.
Hockney & Hollywood
This summer The Bowes Museum are showing a major photomontage of Theresa Russell by Britain’s most famous living artist.
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.