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 includelandscapes (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.


Tickets are selling fast for Bridie Jackson and The Arbour supported by Silent Sleep on Friday. But don't worry...we still have some available on the door. If you'd rather not risk it, then you can buy some here.

"Bridie Jackson & The Arbour @ Shipley Art Gallery" at Shipley Art Gallery | Buy tickets online
Tickets are now available for 'Bridie Jackson & The Arbour @ Shipley Art Gallery” at Shipley Art Gallery, Gateshead on Fri 24 Oct 2014 at 8:00PM. Click the link for further information and to secure your tickets now!

9:03am 22 Oct 2014

We are having an Open Evening here on Tuesday 4 Nov from 5-8pm. You'll be able to find out more about how to get involved with the Shipley, meet our friends and even have a sneaky peek behind the scenes. Come along & bring a friend. Everyone is welcome!

2:36pm 21 Oct 2014


Ebola and Plague in Newcastle in 1636

22 Oct 2014

We’ve all become aware of the recent awful effects of the Ebola virus in West Africa and its impact on the people of that area.  A range of responses…