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  • CHILLI STUDIOS EXHIBITION AND ART AUCTION

    Holy Biscuit

    06.09.17 — 13.09.17

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    An exhibition showcasing an eclectic mix of artworks from Chilli Studio members, graduates, NE and world renowned artists, seeking support the work of Chilli Studios who raise Mental Health awareness, actively tackle stigma and support the studio’s future endeavours. It closes with a Charity Art Auction on 13th September from 6-8pm.

  • From Flax to Freelance | The History of 36 Lime Street

    36 Lime Street

    07.09.17 — 09.09.17

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    36 Lime Street is a collective of over 40 workshops, occupied by freelance artists and other creative practitioners. The building dates from the 1840s and in its 165 year history has witnessed some of the Ouseburn’s greatest events and changes. Join Ouseburn expert Mike Greatbatch and 36 Lime Street artist Sue Woolhouse on a tour of the building, external and internal!

    Times & booking via link.

  • Mani Kambo | Janus

    36 Lime Street

    08.09.17 — 17.09.17

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    Within the cyclical nature of life, the body is a shell to hold us together in this balancing game of life and death. Kambo’s latest work is an investigation of the inner spirit where she draws upon her own personal totemic symbols. Influenced by her upbringing in a household filled with superstition, prayer and religious ceremony.

    See 36 Lime Street website for detail & gallery opening times.

  • Birds want you to listen to their songs

    Cherryburn

    01.09.17 — 29.10.17

    Contemporary arts duo Juneau Projects, also known as Philip Duckworth and Ben Sadler, will exhibit Birds Want You To Listen To Their Songs from 1 September - 29 October. The exhibition features an interactive print kit, viewfinders, prints, sculptures, and print blocks.

    This is the first contemporary arts opportunity at Cherryburn, the birthplace of Thomas Bewick – artist, wood engraver and natur

  • Leaving their Mark: Conscientious Objectors & the Richmond Castle Cell Block

    The Bowes Museum

    09.09.17 — 09.09.17

    Dr Meghan Leyland will explore the experiences of conscientious objectors during WW1. This talk will uncover some of the very personal and often moving stories of individuals held at Richmond Castle during WW1. Booking required. Cost includes refreshments.
    Cost £3.00 Adults (talk only) or free with museum admission.

  • The Clockwork Garden

    The Bowes Museum

    29.07.17 — 05.11.17

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    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

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    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

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    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.