A new hub for contemporary art located at
31-39 High Bridge, Newcastle. A collaboration
between Newcastle City Council, Arts Council
England, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art
and Northumbria University.
Welcome to BALTIC 39

Welcome to BALTIC 39

BALTIC 39 is a hub for contemporary art in the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne with the top floor project space gallery programmed by BALTIC with changing exhibitions and events. The building is also home to Northumbria University’s Fine Art students, thirty two artists’ studios and the BALTIC Professor, Christine...
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NATIONAL BEDTIME An evening of performance curated by Tony Swain

NATIONAL BEDTIME An evening of performance curated by Tony Swain

  NATIONAL BEDTIME An evening of performance/music curated by Tony Swain Friday 8 May 2015 / 19.30 BALTIC’s project space at BALTIC 39, Newcastle £5 & £3.50 concessions* / BALTIC Member 10% discount Book online: balticmill.eventbrite.co.uk Cash sales: Information Desk, BALTIC, Gateshead To coincide with his exhibition Undetailed Progress at BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead...
The Curves of the Needle | opens 3 April

The Curves of the Needle | opens 3 April

  The Curves of the Needle considers a recurring interest in the vinyl record by artists. This group exhibition explores album artwork, the cultural significance of the record collection and brings together contemporary artists who have experimented with the format.   The Curves of the Needle coincides with Record Store Day on Saturday 18 April...
ARTWORKS: Connecting the Conversation | 19 March 2015

ARTWORKS: Connecting the Conversation | 19 March 2015

Connecting the Conversation: Selina Thompson and Christine Egan Fowler Thursday 19 March 2015 / 18.30-20.00 / FREE BALTIC 39, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1EW Book: learning@balticmill.com / 0191 440 4924 BALTIC is joining the Artworks conversation with over 1000 people over a 10 day period celebrating the practice of artists who work in participatory settings....
MEETING PLACE: Professor Rona Lee & Dr Kathryn Yusoff

MEETING PLACE: Professor Rona Lee & Dr Kathryn Yusoff

Thursday 28 May 2015 / 18.30 – 19.30 Studio 19, BALTIC 39, Newcastle upon Tyne FREE / Book online: baltic39.eventbrite.co.uk Meeting Place is a regular series of informal exchanges and conversations, held at BALTIC 39. These intimate Salon-style discussions are interdisciplinary and designed to explore the ways in which artists collaborate with experts in the fields...
Application open for BxNU Master of Fine Arts

Application open for BxNU Master of Fine Arts

Northumbria University and BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art have joined forces to create a prestigious new facility for contemporary art, research and education in the vibrant heart of Newcastle upon Tyne. Our Master of Fine Art programme is situated in the new award winning BxNU Institute of Contemporary Art at BALTIC 39. The two-year MFA...
LISTEN: Guided listening walk with Sam Belinfante & Rhodri Davies | 12 Dec

LISTEN: Guided listening walk with Sam Belinfante & Rhodri Davies | 12 Dec

Friday 12 December 2014 / 15.00–16.00 / FREE LISTEN with Sam Belinfante and Rhodri Davies Start: BALTIC, Gateshead, Main Entrance End: BALTIC’s  project space, BALTIC 39, Newcastle upon Tyne BOOK FREE PLACES: baltic39.eventbrite.co.uk Join artist and curator Sam Belinfante and performer Rhodri Davies for a guided listening walk between BALTIC and BALTIC 39 resulting in a...
BxNU Respond: Listening | 11 Dec 2014

BxNU Respond: Listening | 11 Dec 2014

Thursday 11 December 2014 / 18.00–20.00 / FREE BxNU Respond: Listening BALTIC’s  project space, BALTIC 39, Newcastle upon Tyne BOOK FREE PLACE: baltic39.eventbrite.co.uk BxNU Respond is an ongoing dialogue between current Northumbria University post-graduate students and PhD researchers and the exhibitions by artists and curators in BALTIC’s project space, BALTIC 39. For BxNU Respond: Listening, two proposals...
PERFORMANCE EVENT: Mikhail Karikis / Lina Lapelytė

PERFORMANCE EVENT: Mikhail Karikis / Lina Lapelytė

Performance: Mikhail Karikis / Lina Lapelytė Sunday 30 November / 16.00-18.00 BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead £6 & £4.50 concessions* / BALTIC Member 10% discount Book: balticmill.eventbrite.co.uk PLEASE NOTE: this event takes place at BALTIC, Gateshead An afternoon of performance curated by artist Sam Belinfante in collaboration with BALTIC, in connection with the Hayward Touring exhibition, Listening at...
LISTENING: Curated by Sam Belinfante | Exhibition information

LISTENING: Curated by Sam Belinfante | Exhibition information

Why, in the case of the ear, is there withdrawal and turning inward, a making resonant, but, in the case of the eye, there is manifestation and display, a making evident? Why, however, does each of these facets also touch the other, and by touching, put into play the whole system of the senses? Listening,...
Holly Hendry: Hollow Bodies | Solo Exhibition by Woon Fellow

Holly Hendry: Hollow Bodies | Solo Exhibition by Woon Fellow

Holly Hendry: Hollow Bodies 24 September 2014 – 19 October 2014 Gallery North, Northumbria University,  Newcastle upon Tyne  Holly Hendry is the winner of the inaugural Woon Foundation Painting and Sculpture Art Prize and the exhibition is a culmination of her year-long Woon Fellowship at Northumbria University Combining the brute force of building with the...
LISTENING Performance: Mikhail Karikis | Lina Lapelytė 30 Nov

LISTENING Performance: Mikhail Karikis | Lina Lapelytė 30 Nov

Performance: Mikhail Karikis and Lina Lapelytė Sunday 30 November / 16.00-19.00 / Level 1 £6 & £4.50 concessions* / BALTIC Member 10% discount An evening of performance curated by artist Sam Belinfante in collaboration with BALTIC, in connection with the Hayward Touring exhibition, Listening at BALTIC 39. *Concession rate available to over 60’s, unwaged and...
Talk: Sam Belinfante with Ed Atkins / Mikhail Karikis / Imogen Stidworthy

Talk: Sam Belinfante with Ed Atkins / Mikhail Karikis / Imogen Stidworthy

A chance to hear Sam Belinfante, curator of the latest Haywood Touring Curatorial Open exhibition discuss Listening with three of its contributing artists. Talk: Sam Belinfante with Ed Atkins / Mikhail Karikis / Imogen Stidworthy Friday 26 September 2014 / 13:00-14:00 BALTIC 39 / FREE BOOKING ESSENTIAL