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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 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
  3. 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,...

  4. The North East Vegan Festival

    Dates

    From:
    10 July 2016to10 July 2016

    The region's first and biggest Vegan Festival organised by Farplace Animal Rescue. Also including the North East Craft Fair and ECOFEST UK, this event is one not to be missed.

    Price

    Price £2.50 Per Ticket Type
  5. Add Sensory Stories to your Itinerary

    Sensory Stories

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2016to31 Dec 2016

    Join us for our popular Sensory Stories and share our favourite books in this specially designed session ideal for the youngest visitors.

  6. Add Rhyme Around the World – A Nursery Rhyme Exhibition to your Itinerary

    Rhyme Around the World – A Nursery Rhyme Exhibition

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    30 Apr 2016to14 Feb 2017

    Rhyme Around the World is a celebration of much-loved ditties and rhymes shared across generations around the world. This exhibition is rich with sensory play and packed with beautiful artwork.

  7. Add Daydreamer Performance to your Itinerary

    Daydreamer Performance

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    2 July 2016to4 Sept 2016

    Join the Dreamer on a journey through adventure and imagination. In a world of possibilities, you are invited to become part of the story too. Where will you go? What will you do? Anything can happen!

  8. Add  Ask the Laureate: Q&A with Chris Riddell to your Itinerary

    Ask the Laureate: Q&A with Chris Riddell

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    24 July 2016to24 July 2016

    Ask Chris all your questions big and small about writing for children, illustrating for national newspapers, and what it means to be the Children’s Laureate.

  9. Add Ouseburn Festival to your Itinerary

    Ouseburn Festival

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    2 July 2016to3 July 2016

    Join us as part of Ouseburn Festival for a weekend of activities including the premiere of our new Daydreamer Performance.  Be the first to explore our brand new Michael Morpurgo: A Lifetime in Stories exhibition.

  10. Add 'Landscapes of Capability Brown' – An exhibition of work by the North East Embroiderers’ Guild  to your Itinerary

    'Landscapes of Capability Brown' – An exhibition of work by the North East Embroiderers’ Guild

    Cambo

    Dates

    From:
    11 June 2016to30 Oct 2016

    See a new exhibition of textile art inspired by the designs of Capability Brown and many other landscapes and gardens, created by members of the North East Embroiderers’ Guild as part of the national Capability Brown Festival.

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