30 Years On – Chernobyl Exposed Main Gallery
09.09.17 — 11.11.17Exhibition
The 26:86 Collective includes both established and emerging artists and designers who travelled to Kiev and Chernobyl, Ukraine during the 30th anniversary year of the world’s biggest and most devastating nuclear disaster. Exhibited works were produced in response to the trip highlighting weighty and significant issues around nuclear energy within our communities today. A multi disciplined exhib
This Liberty by Matt Stokes in collaboration with Richard Dawson
22.08.17 — 08.12.17
A film and audio installation inspired by the oldest purpose-built prison in England, Hexham Old Gaol.
Drawing from traditional border ballads, This Liberty consists of five new songs, each telling the story of a different character associated with the 687-year-year-old building.
The project is part of the Meeting Point2 led by Arts&Heritage.
CHILLI STUDIOS EXHIBITION AND ART AUCTION
06.09.17 — 13.09.17Art, Exhibition
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
07.09.17 — 09.09.17Art, Artist Talk, Crafts, Tour
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
08.09.17 — 17.09.17Art, Exhibition
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
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
09.09.17 — 09.09.17Artist Talk
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
29.07.17 — 05.11.17Art, Exhibition
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.
29.07.17 — 05.11.17Art, Exhibition
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
24.06.17 — 08.10.17Art, Exhibition
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.