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 Family Days at BALTIC to your Itinerary

    Family Days at BALTIC

    Gateshead

    Dates

    From:
    19 Feb 2020to20 Feb 2020

    You’re invited to BALTIC Family Days, two free days of creativity and play for you and your family! Come together at BALTIC with artist Richard Bliss to create circles of love and fill the space with images, colours, textures, ideas and words.

  2. Add Pippa Hale: Play Rebellion at BALTIC to your Itinerary

    Pippa Hale: Play Rebellion at BALTIC

    Gateshead

    Dates

    From:
    12 Oct 2019to23 Feb 2020

    Play Rebellion is an interactive exhibition created by artist Pippa Hale. Staged in BALTIC's Level 2 gallery, audiences are invited to become active participants and get physical with the artwork, creating new possibilities and reconnecting with…

  3. Add Sheila from Shields at South Shields Museum & Art Gallery to your Itinerary

    Sheila from Shields at South Shields Museum & Art Gallery

    South Shields

    Dates

    From:
    2 May 2020to10 Oct 2020

    This new exhibition delves into the life, art and inspiration of animator and trailblazing teacher Sheila Graber from South Tyneside (and her cat).

    Sheila Graber is a passionate advocate for the creativity that exists in everyone, and has…

  4. Add Treasures from the Shipley Art Gallery to your Itinerary

    Treasures from the Shipley Art Gallery

    Gateshead

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2020to31 Dec 2020

    In 1909 local solicitor Joseph Shipley’s large art collection was bequeathed to the public, together with the funding to build a Gallery in which to display it. This new display showcases highlights from Shipley’s collection, celebrating the…

  5. Add The Late Shows to your Itinerary

    The Late Shows

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    15 May 2020to16 May 2020


    Price

    Free
  6. Add Joy Labinjo: Our histories cling to us at BALTIC to your Itinerary

    Joy Labinjo: Our histories cling to us at BALTIC

    Gateshead

    Dates

    From:
    19 Oct 2019to23 Feb 2020

    Joy Labinjo makes large-scale paintings featuring portraits of relatives, friends and people she has discovered in family albums. Drawing on her personal experiences of growing up in the UK with British-Nigerian heritage, Labinjo explores the…

  7. Add After Hours: Happy New You at Life Science Centre to your Itinerary

    After Hours: Happy New You at Life Science Centre

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    30 Jan 2020to30 Jan 2020

    A teetotal event that’s anything but dry.

    Adults take over Life Science Centre on the last Thursday night of the month. With no kids around, we can be bolder and more daring with the workshops and activities on offer.

    Highlights of Happy…

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    Price

    Price £8.00 Per person per day
  8. Add Reopening for the New Running Season 2020 at Stephenson Railway Museum to your Itinerary

    Reopening for the New Running Season 2020 at Stephenson Railway Museum

    North Shields

    Dates

    From:
    4 Apr 2020to4 Apr 2020

    In spring 2020, Stephenson Railway Museum will re-open following a re-development of the museum space. The museum will feature new interpretation detailing the story of the development of the railways from our region, highlighting the significant…

  9. Add Elmer and Friends: The Colourful World of David McKee Exhibition at Seven Stories to your Itinerary

    Elmer and Friends: The Colourful World of David McKee Exhibition at Seven Stories

    Ouseburn

    Dates

    From:
    8 Feb 2019to7 Feb 2020

    Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children's Books launch a brand new exhibition - ELMER and Friends: The Colourful World of David McKee to celebrate 30 years of Elmer the Patchwork Elephant. This is the first major retrospective of David…

    Price

    Price £2.50 to £23.10 Per Ticket Type
  10. Add Chasing the Rainbow at South Shields Museum & Art Gallery to your Itinerary

    Chasing the Rainbow at South Shields Museum & Art Gallery

    South Shields

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2020to18 Apr 2020

    Over 200 captivating photographic images on display, ranging from landscape and wildlife to architecture, fashion and personal portraits. Brought to the museum by South Shields Photographic Society and South Shields Digital Group.

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