The art studios and gallery Mushroom Works has just added five brand new studios, which is handy as they’re just one of the arty establishments lighting up the next Ouseburn O...
1997. The Spice Girls were at their height and Cool Britannia PM Tony Blair was surfing a wave of optimism. The country was finally going somewhere. What went wrong asks artis...
Let’s talk about this
‘Conversations in Painting: Fiesta MK2’ is a multi-venue celebration of painting that connects artists from Tees Valley with a broader UK and international network.
See art. Buy art.
The Affordable Art Fair is very much one of those occasions where you can wheel out the phrase: does what it says on the tin. It’s coming to Birtley in November.
Castle full of treasure
The Auckland Project has been one of the most exciting cultural initiatives to happen in the north-east over the past few years and it reaches another level of “Wow!” with the...
There’s a rare chance to see Norman Cornish’s sketchbooks at an extraordinary new exhibition which is coming to the Palace Green Library in Durham.
A new exhibition at the Laing explores the depiction of women indoors, where they have been cast as ornamental objects.
You’d be a moose to miss it
The wonderful Hearth Arts Centre are holding their wonderful Winter Fair and Open Studios in November. Wonderful.
Baroque and roll
The Bowes Museum are holding the UK’s first exhibition dedicated to the Italian master Guido Reni.
Gateshead gets open
Local artists are working together to ‘open up’ the town’s arts scene and launch an Open Studios project that welcomes visitors into various creative and historic venues in Ga...
The art of poise
Pop artist Roy Lichtenstein brought a cool, ironic detachment to his paintings but that didn’t mean they weren’t overflowing with ideas. Find out what those ideas were at a fa...
Downfall of a caliphate
Photographer Ivor Prickett covered the fight against ISIS forces and his extraordinary work can be seen at Side Gallery.
‘Double Ghosts’ is a multi-part exhibition that traverses the Pacific drawing on historical fragments, traces and ghosts from the coasts of Chile to a mountain cemetery in Tai...