Posts by venue: Shipley Art Gallery

Things to do in north east museums and galleries this summer

  The pick of the best summer events from Must-see Museums There are lots of things to keep the kids entertained over the school holidays at Tyneside’s museums and galleries. We’ve rounded up our pick of the best to help… Read more

Table, Conversation, Interaction – a guest blog by Stephen Graham MA RCA

Stephen Graham is a previous recipient of the Henry Rothschild Ceramics Bursary. In this guest blog, he describes his experience of winning the prize and the work it allowed him to pursue. On reflection, the resulting work I’ve made for… Read more

What ever happened to Saltwell Park Museum? (Part 3)

Read Whatever happened to Saltwell Park Museum? Part 1 Read Whatever happened to Saltwell Park Museum? Part 2 Here are excerpts from an article from the Newcastle Courant on 10 July, 1933 recording the opening of Gateshead’s Local & Industrial Museum (later… Read more

Exhibition Explorers: what we’ve discovered from the pilot, and what’s next!

Project Outline Exhibition Explorers took place at the Shipley Art Gallery between February and July 2016. It was funded by Tyne and Wear Museums’ ‘Try New Things’ (TNT) initiative which supports new and experimental museum projects. There were a total… Read more

Exhibition Explorers share their latest discoveries

Our Exhibition Explorers have been having a busy time getting out and about to all sorts of cultural venues this month! Here’s what they shared with us through the ‘Exhibition Explorers Encyclopaedia’ at their latest session: Fred brought us a… Read more