Kurt Schwittwes- Merzbarn
A fun drop in style event using found objects and re-cycled objects based on Kurt Schwitters’ work. Have a go at making and trying junk musical instruments, re-cycled jewellery making and collage creating.
Exploring the Laing Art Gallery from my desk
Laing Art Gallery - Google Cultural Institute
The Laing Art Gallery, in Newcastle city centre, is home to an impressive collection of art and sculpture and its exhibition programme is renowned for bringing the biggest names in historic, modern and contemporary art to the North East. The permanent collection of art can be viewed throughout the s...
9:27am 12 Dec 2013
Wastelands by Kathryn Maple. Watercolour, pen and pencil on paper, 2012
Jerwood Drawing Prize 2013
11:01am 09 Dec 2013
Working in the Outreach Team 1: Zoe Brown, Outreach Officer
In four short films members of the Outreach Team at Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums talks about the work they do. In this first video: Zoe Brown, Outreach Officer.
Over to You, Our Museum - Alisdair and Helen
This is the first in a series of short films introducing members of the Our Museum 'Core Engagement Team'. In this video Alisdair Cameron (Launchpad, Team Leader) and Helen White (Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums, Head of Museums: Gateshead, Newcastle and Great North Museum) discuss how they got involved in the programme and what they feel it can achieve.
09 Dec 2013
An earlier blog contained several images of the ship ‘Northern Star’ including an unusual one of workers preparing the slipway for the launch.Â It…
27 Nov 2013
The icebreaker Ermack was the strongest ship in the world in its day. It was built in 1898 at the shipyard of Armstrong Whitworth & Co. at Low Walker on…