3 April 2015 - 17 May 2015

The Curves of the Needle considers a recurring interest in the vinyl record by artists. This group exhibition explores album artwork, the cultural significance of the record collection and brings together contemporary artists who have experimented with the format.

26 September 2014 - 11 January 2015

Hayward Touring is pleased to announce the winner of the 2014 Curatorial Open exhibition from a submission of more than 130 proposals. Artist Sam Belinfante was selected for his proposal, Listening, an international group exhibition that interrogates the act of listening in contemporary art. 

6 August 2014 - 7 September 2014

Laura Harrington | Katrin Hanusch
BALTIC 39 I FIGURE TWO is an open submission exhibition which allows artists working across all media to test works and ideas, or to develop works in progress within a public context.


25 April 2014 - 29 June 2014

A group show exploring the enduring presence of the moon and the rich iconography of space on the popular imagination of artists. 

11 October 2013 - 3 November 2013

For BALTIC’s project space at BALTIC 39, Mark Fell will present three installations that bring together sound and light to occupy the gallery spaces. The installations play with the physical and visual possibilities of the sonic environment, drawing attention to how sound can influence our perception of the space we occupy. 

4 September 2013 - 6 October 2013

11 exhibitions, 5 weeks, 1 venue: ARKA Group: Ben Jeans Houghton & Matthew de Kersaint Giraudeau / Darren Banks / Paul Becker, Nadia Hebson & Tess Denman-Cleaver / Graeme Durant / Ella Finer Andrea Jespersen / Andrew Lacon / Kate Liston & Dan Wilde / Ben Sansbury / Andro Semeiko / Eleanor Wright & Sam Watson

25 April 2013 - 23 March 2014

RIFF/T is a group exhibition about painting, abstraction and representation taking place at BALTIC's project space atn BALTIC 39, Newcastle Upon Tyne. Divided into two sequential exhibitions, the component parts respectively focus upon the themes of the harmonious RIFF, and the discordant RIFT.

15 March 2013 - 23 June 2013

For his solo exhibition at BALTIC 39, his first in a public gallery in the UK, Matt Calderwood will create a series of ambitious new sculptures which explore decaying and collapsing systems and the impact of environment and process on simple everyday materials.

9 November 2012 - 17 February 2013

An exhibition of Jim Shaw’s collection of found thrift store paintings is currently open at BALTIC 39, Newcastle until 17 February 2013. 

20 July 2012 - 7 October 2012

Andrew Miller is a Glasgow based artist who works across a variety of media including drawing, sculpture, photography and site-specific installation.

7 April 2012 - 24 June 2012

SWITCH, selected by Phyllida Barlow, is the inaugural exhibition at BALTIC 39. Featuring the work of 13 artists working in the UK, SWITCH opens to the public on Friday 6 April 2012.

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