BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art

Artist's Book Market at BALTIC: Call for exhibitors and Interventions.

19 NOV 2014: Blueprint, Ryder Architecture, and BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, are seeking an emerging architectural practice for a major artistic collaboration to take place at the Gateshead gallery in 2015.

To complement They Used to Call it the Moon there a number of events taking place over the next few months.

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26 AUG 2014: A big thanks to all of our visitors over the Bank Holiday weekend who contributed to decorating a giant sail. Click here to see photographs of the weekend's activities and boat which set off down the Tyne complete with the BALTIC sail. 

Friday 23 - Monday 25 August 2014
Join us at BALTIC this August Bank Holiday Weekend and create a landscape of colour at Kaleidoscape, a programme of fun, family activities inspired by the Daniel Buren exhibition. 

27 JUN 2014: BALTIC is delighted to announce BALTIC 39 I FIGURE TWO, an open submission exhibition to be held at BALTIC 39. The exhibition is an opportunity for artists working across all media to test works and ideas, or to develop works in progress within a public context. Only work made during the past twelve months (July 2013 – present), currently in progress, or made for (or during) this exhibition will be considered.

Artist's Book Market at BALTIC: Call for exhibitors 

07.05.14 Details of this month’s CBBC Live in NewcastleGateshead event have been revealed today as stars of some of the channel’s biggest programmes prepare to pack their bags and head to the North East for three days of fun and live broadcasts. CBBC Live in NewcastleGateshead is free to attend and will take place in and around Baltic Square on Gateshead’s famous quayside on 29, 30 and 31 May.

3 MAR 2014: BALTIC's Flat Pack Stack installation is now on display in Urban Outfitters, Newcastle.  

BALTIC is delighted to announce a new BALTIC Edition DOMAIN, created by the internationally acclaimed artist Antony Gormley. A reflection on the artist's iconic 2003 installation DOMAIN FIELD at BALTIC, the print is on sale now.

25 SEP 2013: BALTIC has launched a search and selection to strengthen Board-level governance with the appointment of a number of new trustees, trading company directors and Audit Committee members.

9 JULY 2013: BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Northern Film & Media (NFM) and Channel 4 are pleased to announce the 10 artists and filmmakers selected for 10 new commissioned Random Acts.

27 JUN 2013: BALTIC is delighted to announce BALTIC 39 | FIGURE ONE, an open submission exhibition to be held in the project space at BALTIC 39 from 4 September – 6 October 2013. BALTIC 39 | FIGURE ONE is an opportunity for artists to test works and ideas, or to develop works in progress within a public context. The exhibition will be selected by BALTIC Assistant Curator, Will Cooper and BALTIC Chief Curator, Laurence Sillars.

17 JUN 2013: BALTIC Director Godfrey Worsdale, and previous BALTIC-exhibiting artist Elizabeth Price feature in a new Arts Council video, A Credit to Britain. It costs each person in England just 14p a week to sustain public investment in arts and culture. Take a look at this video to see why arts matters.

28 MAY 2013: The brand new course MFA (Master fo Fine Arts) at Northumbria provides a unique learning environment in the dynamic BxNU Institute of Contemporary Art, at BALTIC 39, in Newcastle’s city centre. For the academic year 2013/14 Northumbria University are offering five BALTIC Scholarships worth £3,000.

To celebrate BALTIC’s nomination for The Art Fund Prize for Museum of the Year 2013, BALTIC hosted the Say Cheese! Weekend asking visitors to take photos of their favourite view of BALTIC. We are calling upon the public to help us make David Whinham’s entry of BALTIC the overall winning photo. To vote visit here

On Thursday 18 April three of the judges visited BALTIC to experience first-hand the exhibition programme and learning offer. The judges met with BALTIC Director Godfrey Worsdale and BALTIC Head of Learning Emma Thomas, as well as visiting BALTIC 39, BALTIC’s Project Space based in Newcastle, judges met with BxNU Institute of Contemporary Art students and studio holders.

To celebrate BALTIC’s nomination for The Art Fund Prize for Museum of the Year 2013, BALTIC will host Say Cheese!, an open photographic weekend. From 4-6 May we're inviting visitors to take photos throughout the building and galleries to find the best photograph of BALTIC.

BALTIC and BALTIC 39 have been selected as one of 10 finalists for The Art Fund Prize, Museum of the Year 2013. The prize celebrates museums and galleries across the UK - annually awarding one outstanding winner £100,000. 

A £1 million initiative for new site-specific commissions across the UK. Artangel and BBC Radio 4 today launch a new Open for artists anywhere in the UK. Artangel will visit 12 cities across the UK for Open Platforms, events providing artists the opportunity to talk to Artangel directly about the initiative, including BALTIC. Read more

BALTIC has won the public vote to be crowned the UK’s favourite arts project in this year’s National Lottery Awards - the annual search to find the nation’s favourite Lottery-funded projects.


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