Shipley Art Gallery

Shipley Art Gallery
Prince Consort Road, Gateshead, Tyne And Wear, NE8 4JB
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Architectural Drawing Workshop

Discover architecture drawing techniques in this workshop at the Shipley Art Gallery Architect Allan White will give a presentation about the architecture of the Shipley Art Gallery and explore various architectural drawing technique that he used and refined over his career as an Architect with Faulkner Browns.

Sat 9 Sep

£4 / 0191 477 1495

Behind The Scenes Art Tour - The Shipley's Centenary

A gallery tour featuring art by well-known and lesser-known artists.

Thu 7 Sep

£2.50 / 0191 477 1495

Tue 19 Sep

£2.50 / 0191 477 1495

Chalk: Nature Adventurers

Join Chalk at the Shipley for a hands on sculpture workshop using natural materials. Delve into your own imagination and see what you can discover when you view nature from a new perspective. Work outside in the Shipley Garden* in this interactive group workshop and explore textures, colours, shapes and materials by…

Sat 7 Oct

£1–£2.50 / 0191 477 1495

Companion Pieces

To celebrate 100 years since the Gallery doors opened to the public to present the Shipley’s bequest collection, and 40 years since the first items were purchased to build the now nationally important contemporary craft collection, the Shipley Art Gallery presents a new showcase exhibition. Companion Pieces brings…

Tue 22 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 477 1495

Wed 23 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 477 1495

Thu 24 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 477 1495

…and 91 more dates until 30 Dec

Craft Group: Weaving

Join the weaving group at the Shipley for social and crafty entertainment. We welcome beginners as well as experienced practitioners and offer help with equipment and support for new members. Drop in any time, with no obligation to join.

Mon 21 Aug

Free / 0191 477 1495

Tue 22 Aug

Free / 0191 477 1495

Wed 23 Aug

Free / 0191 477 1495

…and 126 more dates until 27 Dec

Creative Baby!

Sensory play for newborns to 12 months.

Wed 13 Sep

£5 / 0191 477 1495

Wed 11 Oct

£5 / 0191 477 1495

Wed 15 Nov

£5 / 0191 477 1495

Wed 13 Dec

£5 / 0191 477 1495

Designs for Life

This permanent display showcases the Shipley’s stunning craft and design collections. These objects range from the special and unique to the everyday and mass-produced. From teapots to tequilla glasses, lunchboxes to lanterns and chairs to candlesticks, this is a chance to see how design is everywhere in our lives.

Tue 22 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 477 1495

Wed 23 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 477 1495

Thu 24 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 477 1495

…and 41 more dates until 20 Oct

Dynamic Ceramic Day

Join us to create, experiment and dance with clay + dough. Have a go at making your own dough to take away, join in with our clay party and get your fingers moving to the music. Try out a range of different doughs in our clay play zone and help us to create a miniature Shipley Art Gallery full of exciting works of art…

Sat 4 Nov

£1–£2.50 / 0191 477 1495

Fri 10 Nov

£5 / 0191 477 1495

Fri 8 Dec

£5 / 0191 477 1495

Fri 12 Jan 2018

£5 / 0191 477 1495

…and 3 more dates until 13 Apr 2018

Family Makes: Fused Glass workshop with kimoci glass

Create your own pictures using pieces of Bullseye glass with guidance from experienced glass artists. After creating a design, your glass artwork will be taken to the artists’ studios to be fired in kilns to create your beautiful fused glass hanging to keep. Materials and equipment are provided. Artwork taken away…

Sat 21 Oct

£15 / 0191 477 1495

Sat 11 Nov

£15 / 0191 477 1495

Henry Rothschild Study Centre

The Henry Rothschild Study Centre presents a superb collection of 20th century craft and design amassed by Henry Rothschild between the 1940s and 2006. The collection includes work by leading ceramicists working in Britain and internationally since the 1950s. Although wide-ranging, the collection was not intended to…

Tue 22 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 477 1495

Wed 23 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 477 1495

Thu 24 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 477 1495

…and 41 more dates until 20 Oct

Late Summer Afternoon Tea

Celebrate the end of summer at the Shipley Art Gallery Enjoy a traditional afternoon tea in the Shipley's centenary exhibition, Companion Pieces, and listen to music performances. We are joined by Rosanna Whitton, 'Flautino,' a professional recorder player who dresses in full baroque dress, and Sunderland Symphony…

Sat 2 Sep

£15 / 0191 477 1495

Mindful Therapies Mindfulness meditation guided practice

We run weekly mindfulness meditation practice classes across Tyneside. Classes are practice based and include 2-3 meditations and may include some mindful movement. Classes are offered on a drop in basis with a suggested donation of £2-£5. Classes are suitable for all levels of experience from beginner to people with…

Tue 22 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 477 1495

Lets meet up and meditate together

  • 14:45 – 15:45

Tue 29 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 477 1495

Lets meet up and meditate together

  • 14:45 – 15:45

Tue 5 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 477 1495

Lets meet up and meditate together

  • 14:45 – 15:45

National Poetry Day: Words of Freedom

Join writers Elaine Cusack and Allison Davies for an afternoon of poetry appreciation on National Poetry Day. Feel free to bring poems on this year's theme of Freedom. Allison will also talk about her play Trade which tours next year and the charity, Dalit Freedom Network

Thu 28 Sep

Free / 0191 477 1495

Saltwell Park Museum

Free entry but donations are welcome. For the first time in 50 years collections from Saltwell Towers in Saltwell Park are brought together for the public to enjoy here at the Shipley Art Gallery. The fascinating display includes glassware and ceramics, taxidermy, bird eggs, insects, minerals, fossils and geology, as…

Tue 22 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 477 1495

Wed 23 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 477 1495

Thu 24 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 477 1495

…and 41 more dates until 20 Oct

Sensory tour at the Shipley

Join Ruth Sheldon, Project Coordinator at the Shipley Art Gallery, for a sensory tour of the Centenary Exhibition, Companion Pieces and the Saltwell Park Museum Gallery. This tour is suitable for people with visual impairments and provides an in-depth, descriptive experience of the objects and artworks on display.

Sat 16 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 477 1495

Shipley Lates: Let's play with Clay

Join us for an evening of music, food and ceramics to celebrate 100 years of the Shipley Art Gallery. What’s involved? Try your hand at a range of Ceramic techniques with artists from Bensham Grove Pottery In the Shipley Garden… Please note this event is suitable for adults and children (if accompanied by an…

Sat 30 Sep

£10 / 0191 477 1495

SOLD OUT: Street Art workshop with Bobzilla

Join street artist 'Bobzilla' for an urban birds spray paint workshop. Work in the Shipley Art Gallery garden to create graffiti birdson transparent walls. An adventurous artist, illustrator/designer + DJ living and working in Gateshead, 'Bobzilla' works in a variety of media and uses imagery of birds as a metaphor…

Fri 25 Aug

Sold out / 0191 477 1495

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