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Exhibitions in NewcastleGateshead

NewcastleGateshead offers visitors and locals an excellent variety of world-class cultural venues that hold exhibitions of all sizes. From leading artists like Yoko Ono to smaller North East artists - art galleries in Newcastle and Gateshead cater for every art enthusiast.

Gateshead's BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art is the only non-TATE venue outside of London to host the coveted Turner Prize and is recognised by many as one of the country's best examples of a modern art venue. As well as housing some of the best local exhibitions it provides an ever-changing calendar from critically-acclaimed artists from around the globe.

The Laing Art Gallery Newcastle has an impressive collection of art and sculpture with its Newcastle exhibition programme renowned for bringing the biggest names in historic, modern and contemporary art to the North East. There permanent displays of John Martin's breathtaking The Destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah and William Holman Hunt's poignant painting of Isabella and the Pot of Basil are always worth a visit.

Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art in Sunderland brings new exhibitions from emerging artists in the region and should be an essential stop for any art-lover's itinerary.

The Biscuit Factory, the UK's biggest commercial gallery, is the perfect place to start or expand your personal collection. Formerly a Victorian warehouse, the beautiful and dynamic gallery space is set over two floors and displays a range of fine art, sculpture, prints and crafts.

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  1. Add Animal Inside Out to your Itinerary

    Animal Inside Out

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    28 May 2016to3 Jan 2017

    Explore the intricate biology, zoology and physiology of the world’s most spectacular creatures, large and small in this fascinating new exhibition by BODY WORLDS creator, anatomist Dr. Gunther von Hagens.

  2. Add Caroline Achaintre to your Itinerary

    Caroline Achaintre

    Gateshead

    Dates

    From:
    15 July 2016to30 Oct 2016

    Caroline Achaintre (born Toulouse, 1969) works across a diverse range of media that includes textiles, ceramics, prints and watercolours, using techniques typically associated with the applied arts.

  3. Add Fun Palaces to your Itinerary

    Fun Palaces

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    1 Oct 2016to1 Oct 2016

    Live Theatre is holding its first Fun Palaces with workshops and performances, including puppetry and illustration, for families and young people. There'll also be pop up events all day in the garden with storytelling, acoustic buskers and much...

  4. Add Jumana Emil Abboud to your Itinerary

    Jumana Emil Abboud

    Gateshead

    Dates

    From:
    25 June 2016to25 Sept 2016

    Athens-based Christiana Soulou makes complex drawings that investigate the nature of being human and its many conditions. The expressive lines and expansive re-imagining of forms in her work often derive from literature.

  5. Add Summer Exhibition to your Itinerary

    Summer Exhibition

    Northeast

    Dates

    From:
    3 June 2016to1 Sept 2016

    The Biscuit Factory's new summer exhibition brings together an eclectic mix of contemporary art, craft and design work from more than 200 artists.

    Headlining this season is contemporary landscape painter Chris Forsey with his new solo exhibition,...

  6. Add Alice in Wonderland  to your Itinerary

    Alice in Wonderland

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    14 May 2016to2 Oct 2016

    A British Library exhibition with additional loans from the Victoria & Albert Museum especially for the Laing, Alice in Wonderland delves into the world of Lewis Carroll’s classic tale, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.

    Price

    Free
  7. Add The Playground Project to your Itinerary

    The Playground Project

    Gateshead

    Dates

    From:
    15 July 2016to30 Oct 2016

    Until the 1980s – and in rare cases until today – playgrounds were places for social experiments, risky projects, and spectacular sculptures.

  8. Add Jumana Emil Abboud to your Itinerary

    Jumana Emil Abboud

    Gateshead

    Dates

    From:
    6 May 2016to2 Oct 2016

    Jumana Emil Abboud (born Shefa-'Amr, Galilee, 1971) works with drawing, installation, video and performance, exploring personal and collective memory, loss, longing and belonging.

  9. Add Vueling Quayside Seaside to your Itinerary

    Vueling Quayside Seaside

    Quayside Newcastle

    Dates

    From:
    14 May 2016to2 Oct 2016

    Oh I do like to be beside the seaside – oh I do like to be beside... Newcastle Quayside.

  10. Add Little Gallery Explorers to your Itinerary

    Little Gallery Explorers

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2016to31 Dec 2016

    All Little Gallery Explorers are invited to adventure through our exhibitions with the help of songs and fun activities led by our Story Catcher. These sessions are ideal for our youngest visitors to find something new and exciting in our galleries.

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