Shipley Art Gallery

Shipley Art Gallery
Prince Consort Road, Gateshead, Tyne And Wear, NE8 4JB
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Behind The Scenes Art Tour - The Shipley's Centenary

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

Tue 27 Jun

£2.50 / 0191 477 1495

Thu 13 Jul

£2.50 / 0191 477 1495

Thu 7 Sep

£2.50 / 0191 477 1495

Tue 19 Sep

£2.50 / 0191 477 1495

The Big Book Art Project

Your chance to help make an original artwork, to be displayed at the Shipley Art Gallery. We’re taking inspiration from the beautiful Victorian scrapbook on display in the exhibition Saltwell Park Museum at the Shipley. Using pastels, watercolour pencils, ink and paper, we’ll embellish the pages of a large Edwardian…

Wed 12 Jul

£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 27 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 477 1495

Wed 28 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 477 1495

Thu 29 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 477 1495

…and 131 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.

Sun 25 Jun

Free / 0191 477 1495

  • 10:00 – 13:00

Mon 26 Jun

Free / 0191 477 1495

Tue 27 Jun

Free / 0191 477 1495

…and 183 more dates until 27 Dec

Creative Baby!

Sensory play for newborns to 12 months.

Wed 19 Jul

£5 / 0191 477 1495

Wed 13 Sep

£5 / 0191 477 1495

Wed 11 Oct

£5 / 0191 477 1495

…and 2 more dates until 13 Dec

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 27 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 477 1495

Wed 28 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 477 1495

Thu 29 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 477 1495

…and 41 more dates until 25 Aug

Family Makes: Ceramic Workshops

Celebrate the Shipley’s centenary year with renowned ceramic artist and teacher Christine Constant. Create your own ceramic artwork and get hands on with the whole process from start to finish. The workshop begins by looking at some of the ceramics in the Shipley’s collection and discussing different approaches to…

Wed 9 Aug

Sold out / 0191 477 1495

Family Makes: Crazy Patchwork

Join textile artist Louise Underwood and have a go at making your own patchwork piece of art. Louise will guide you through the making process, helping you to design your own patchwork pattern before you put it together and then decorate. This session is for children and their adults to have a go together.

Fri 28 Jul

£10 / 0191 477 1495

Family Makes: Felted Forms

Work with textile artist Omi Pharncote to create a vessel using sheep’s fleece. Learn the technique of welt felting with colours of your choice. Working with just heat, friction and soapy water, discover the magic process of turning fluffy wool fibres into a strong 3D bowl-like form. Once made, embellish your…

Wed 16 Aug

£10 / 0191 477 1495

Giles Bailey: World is Sudden

Special film intervention from Giles Bailey, the outcome of his seven-day programme of performances, talks, screenings and workshops which explored the north east of England as a context for art production.

Wed 5 Jul

Free / 0191 477 1495

  • 15:00 – 16:00

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 27 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 477 1495

Wed 28 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 477 1495

Thu 29 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 477 1495

…and 41 more dates until 25 Aug

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 27 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 477 1495

Wed 28 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 477 1495

Thu 29 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 477 1495

…and 41 more dates until 25 Aug

Whatever happened to Saltwell Park Museum? A Guided Walk and Talk

A guided walk around Saltwell Park followed by a guided visit to the Shipley Art Gallery. The beautiful Saltwell Towers was built in 1862 by renowned stained glass manufacturer William Wailes. It is here that the story of Saltwell Park Museum begins. Housed in the Towers between 1933-1969, the museum displayed a…

Sat 22 Jul

£4.50 / 0191 477 1495

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