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  • The Clockwork Garden

    The Bowes Museum

    29.07.17 — 05.11.17


    This enchanting exhibition is travelling to the Museum from a far-off planet in an immersive flourish of mechanical creatures, crystal blooms, contemporary artworks, puppets, and cloud machines. This highly creative interactive adventure will beguile and enchant children and adults alike.

  • Turkish Tulips

    The Bowes Museum

    29.07.17 — 05.11.17


    This exhibition will delve into the complex and paradoxical history behind this iconic flower. Thought provoking contemporary artworks will be hidden, sprinkled and interwoven amongst the Museum collection, in an interactive experience that meanders through science, economics and aesthetics.

  • Chad McCail: Liars of Earth

    Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art

    24.06.17 — 08.10.17


    NGCA presents the national premiere of Chad McCail's near 100-foot long drawing 'Liars of Earth'. McCail's parable has a political twist in the tale, presenting a world in which ordinary people are able to overturn the malign rule of monstrous giants.

  • Painting for Fun 6th Summer Exhibition

    The Holy Biscuit

    15.07.17 — 28.08.17


    A vibrant exhibition, bringing together an eclectic group of artists united by their love of painting. With subject matter ranging from landscapes to portraits, with local scenes and botanical studies in the mix, there is something for everyone to appreciate. An opportunity to buy an original painting or print at a great price, or simply to enjoy recent work by both new and established painters.

  • You’re Reading Into It: Queering Contemporary Minimalism


    13.07.17 — 19.08.17

    The exhibition brings together bodies of work by seven emerging LGBTQ+ artists, curated by artist Oliver Doe. The work focuses on queer readings of Minimalist art and portrayals of LGBTQ+ experience through a minimal abstract lens. The exhibition highlights the importance of queer and radical feminist issues in the development of contemporary art.

  • BALTIC Artists’ Award 2017

    BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art

    30.06.17 — 01.10.17

    The four recipients of the inaugural BALTIC Artists' Award 2017 receive a 13-week exhibition at BALTIC, £25,000 to create new work and a £5,000 artist fee. This major new international award is the first worldwide art award to be judged solely by artists.

  • Shiquan Zou: The Illusionary Reality

    Abject Gallery

    19.07.17 — 19.08.17


    Chinese artist Shiquan Zou exhibits a series of paintings that travel across time and culture, between the two distinguished art realms of the East and the West.

  • Chuck Close Tapestries

    Ushaw College

    30.06.17 — 30.09.17

    Six extraordinary tapestries shown in the UK for the very first time. The dramatic black and white tapestries feature huge portraits of Barack Obama, artists Lyle Harris, Kiki Smith, Ellen Gallagher and Cindy Sherman together with a self-portrait of Close. Hung within the ornate interior of the Chapel, this will become a congregation of the most unusual kind.

  • Bethan Huws: Singing for the Sea

    The Gymnasium Gallery

    17.06.17 — 10.09.17

    ‘Singing for the Sea’ is a film installation by internationally acclaimed artist, Bethan Huws, which documents a group of eight female Bulgarian singers performing traditional songs on Sugar Sands, Northumberland, on the coast of the North Sea. The film was co-commissioned by Artangel in 1993 and is screened in Northumberland for the first time with kind permission from Tate.

  • Scottish Colourists from the Fleming Collection

    The Granary Gallery

    27.05.17 — 21.10.17

    Works by the Scottish Colourist artists Peploe, Fergusson, Hunter and Cadell drawn from the Fleming Collection.