Watercolour: Works from the Shipley Collection

19 Jan - 18 May 13

The River Tyne, North Shields, by the artist Thomas Marie Madawaska Hemy 1881 (d)

The River Tyne, North Shields, by the artist Thomas Marie Madawaska Hemy 1881 (d)

A new exhibition showcasing highlights from the Shipley’s 19th and 20th century British watercolour and drawing collection. 

Works include landscapes (featuring many well-known local scenes), portraits and still lifes by local and national artists including William Henry Hunt, Sir Hubert von Herkomer, George Horton and Norman Cornish.



Less than a month until Christmas! Don't forget to buy your tickets for Shipley Lates: Christmas Crafting on Saturday 13 December 6-10pm. Tickets just £10 which includes 5 artist-led workshops making beautiful festive crafts and decorations; and a glass of wine and mince pie on arrival, after which Guest Wines will provide a pay bar throughout the evening. http://www.twmuseums.org.uk/shipley-art-gallery/whats-on/events/shipley-lates-christmas-crafting.html

Shipley Lates: Christmas Crafting - Shipley Art Gallery
Make your way around a series of artists' workshops at your own pace, creating beautiful Christmas decorations and special gifts. Try your hand at:

9:38am 26 Nov 2014

The Shipley and Laing Art Gallery had great fun working with Welbeck Academy today. A fascinating schools workshop linked to WW1. Everyone enjoyed finding out more about Norman Wilkinson, optical illusions and designing our own Dazzle Ships.
To find out more or book visit http://bit.ly/1tqqLJh

11:28pm 24 Nov 2014


A trip into the past in Jesmond Vale

21 Nov 2014

At the time of the First World War, there was a thriving community along the edge of the Ouseburn in Jesmond Vale. The street pictured is probably Woodbine…