Decoded 1914-18

A two-week programme of audiovisual installations and events

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If you missed Tracy Gillman's video installation 'The Handmaidens of Death' in the Archives last weekend you can watch it online.

It offers a great insight into the lives of female munitions workers during the First World War #decoded1914

WW1 women munitions workers on Tyneside

'The Handmaidens of Death': a video installation presented as part of #Decoded1914 @Discovery Museum, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Directed by Tracy Elisabeth Gillma...

12:00pm 28 Feb 2015

If you're visiting us tomorrow (Friday 27 February), don't forget to head up to the Great Hall between 2-4pm for a special performance of 'Sound Mirrors' at the culmination of the #Decoded1914 project.

Should be a 'dazzling' sonic experience!

6:05pm 26 Feb 2015



Hatton Timelapse

A timelapse film of the installation of the Victor Pasmore: In Three Dimensions exhibition at Hatton Gallery.

Chris Stephens on Victor Pasmore

Chris Stephens, Lead Curator, Modern British Art, Tate Britain talks about the importance of Victor Pasmore in modern British art. Find out what he thinks is intriguing about Pasmore. Filmed at the preview of the Victor Pasmore: In Three Dimensions exhibition at Hatton Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne.


Enigmatic Objects

26 Feb 2015

One of the most pleasurable things about working with the archaeology in the Great North Museum is the sheer variety of material we have in our collections.