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  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • DRAWN by Anita Taylor

    The Customs House Gallery

    18.08.17 — 12.11.17

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    Anita Taylor makes figurative paintings and drawings that explore identity, emotion and narratives. For her, drawing is a fundamental discipline for creative development and it is used as a means to encounter and examine the world. DRAWN provides the opportunity to view the range of Anita Taylor’s drawing practice and includes work spanning the last two decades.

  • Creator Space

    Shipley Art Gallery

    03.04.17 — 31.12.17

    A new, sociable space where anyone can be an artist. Visitors can enjoy self-led craft activities designed by artists and makers or create their own piece inspired by works in the Shipley’s collection. The space includes four large work tables with activities ranging from jewellery making to basket weaving, though personal craft projects are also welcomed.

  • Companion Pieces

    Shipley Art Gallery

    03.04.17 — 31.12.17

    Companion Pieces is a celebration of the extraordinary quality and scope of the Shipley Art Gallery’s collections and marks the centenary of the gallery opening in 1917. For the first time, the Shipley’s fine art and craft collections are presented side by side, and includes 17th – 19th century paintings juxtaposed with craft, decorative art, works on paper and sculpture.