Shipley Art Gallery
- Telephone 0191 477 1495
- Website www.twmuseums.org.uk/shipley
There are 18 events at this location
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Come and enjoy a sensory play space in the art gallery. Each session has a different theme, inspired by the artworks on display. The play space is designed for babies from newborn to 12 months and their parents / carers to enjoy together. Come along to explore an exciting, colourful play space in the art gallery.
Behind The Scenes Art Tour
Join members of Gateshead University of the Third Age - who have recently co-curated exhibitions at the gallery - as they take you behind the scenes at the Shipley. Featuring a new selection of paintings for 2016, this is a chance to see some of the artwork in the Shipley’s collection which is not currently on public…
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…
Creative Baby! (2016 Sessions)
Creative Baby! is for babies from newborn to 12 months, with activities designed especially for babies who are not yet walking. *With each session themed around our exhibitions, this is a great way to introduce your baby to art galleries! * *Join us to explore colour, texture, pattern and more, in hands-on and…
Culture And Cake: Saltwell Park Exhibiton Talk
Saltwell Park Museum talk - For the first time in 50 years collections from Saltwell Towers in Saltwell Park are brought together for the public to enjoy. The fascinating display includes glassware and ceramics, taxidermy, bird eggs, insects, minerals, fossils and geology.
Thu 17 Nov
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.
Wed 26 Oct
Thu 27 Oct
Fri 28 Oct
Gateshead Art Society 2016
Gateshead Art Society's annual exhibition returns this year with a selection of artwork created by members of the Society over the past year. Shortlisted by the members themselves and curated by the Shipley, this annual exhibition will be showcasing a collection of artwork in a variety of styles.
Sat 12 Nov
Tue 15 Nov
Wed 16 Nov
Get Crafty: Make it Digital!
Join us this October half term for some digitally inspired activities created by young minds from St Joseph’s RCVA Primary School, in collaboration with Chalk, as part of this year’s Juice Festival celebrations.
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…
Wed 26 Oct
Thu 27 Oct
Fri 28 Oct
Home Educators day - Arts Award Discover or Explore
Cost: Discover Level Arts Award £10 (ages 5+) Explore Level Arts Award £20 (ages 7+) Tickets can be bought online. Just click here to book. Please select on Discover or Explore. Students are not able to participate in both at this session. Children must be accompanied by an adult. The session will take place from 10am…
Thu 24 Nov
£10–£20 / 0191 477 1495
The Shipley Art Gallery comes alive with music at this lunchtime recital by Ana Fernandez Guerra (soprano) and David Murray (piano). Ana Fernandez Guerra graduated from Newcastle University in 2015 with a First in music. Since then she has been singing in operas, recitals and oratorios throughout the North East…
NowHaus Housewarming Rave
NowHaus Housewarming Rave Friday 28 October 2pm – 3.30pm Join Chalk for the Housewarming Rave of the year, as we unveil Nowhaus; a house designed and built by pupils from St Joseph's RCVA Primary School, inspired by the Shipley's collections. Play in the house, explore the different rooms and delve hands on into…
NowHaus Housewarming Rave - SOLD OUT
Join Chalk for the Housewarming Rave of the year, as we unveil NowHaus; a house designed and built by pupils from St Joseph's RCVA Primary School, inspired by the Shipley Art Gallery's collections. Play in the house, explore the different rooms and delve hands on into this immersive exhibition. No Housewarming Rave is…
On the Surface
This exhibition has been created to complement ‘Surface Deep’, but with the focus on two-dimensional works on art. Paintings, drawings, prints, tapestries and embroideries will be shown in a rich, multi-layered display of pattern, surfaces, colour and narrative.
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…
Wed 26 Oct
Thu 27 Oct
Fri 28 Oct
Shipley Lates: Digital Makings
Saturday 26 November 6pm – 10pm Shipley Art Gallery Gateshead Libraries and Culture Team with The Shipley Art Gallery will bring you an evening to unleash your creativity and enjoy a Saturday night out with a difference. We’ll be fusing traditional craft withdigital technology with intriguing results. Explore…
This exhibition explores the riches of the Shipley’s three-dimensional craft and design collection to showcase a wealth of pattern and decoration. Many techniques are included, both on the surface and creating a ‘surface’ in glass, ceramic, textile, metal and wood.
Whatever happened to Saltwell Park Museum? Curator’s talk
Come and find out more about the Shipley’s latest exhibition in an illustrated talk by curator Michael McHugh. From 1933 – 1969 the museum was based in Saltwell Towers in Saltwell Park. After it closed, the collection of objects was moved into museums across Tyne and Wear, and was not to be displayed again until nearly…
Sat 5 Nov
Free / 0191 477 1495