Find your own creative inspiration

Seek out a broad spectrum of art in the North East from traditional painting, to contemporary, fashion and sculpting, you will find it easy to craft something to influence you...

The Bowes Museum ·


A jewel in the heart of Teesdale, The Bowes Museum is a palatial art gallery housing a nationally renowned art collection. Home to works from Canaletto, Goya and El Greco, it is the Victorian mechanical silver swan which is the stand out artefact on display. Browse through the museum’s impressive textiles, ceramics and porcelain galleries and collections.

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Tees Valley

Discover social art and thought-provoking exhibitions at MIMA – the Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art. Filled with striking pieces including sculptures, photography and ceramics from all over the world, this centre for art makes a bold statement and leaves a lasting impact on those who visit.

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Newcastle's Museums & Galleries ·


Newcastle is teeming with fascinating museums and galleries. From intriguing local history and science museum set within striking Victorian buildings to magnificent stately mansions housing a repository of natural history and city centre art galleries boasting an internationally important collection of British art. We’re merely scratching the surface.

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Baltic Centre for Contemporary Arts ·


Set on the beautiful southbank of the Tyne riverfront, the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art is an emblematic feature of the Gateshead’s Quayside. Located within the large minimalist centre, which was a former flour mill, you can delight in some of the North East’s most prestigious exhibitions and installations.

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