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.
The Curves of the Needle | 3 April - 17 May 2015

The Curves of the Needle | 3 April – 17 May 2015

The Curves of the Needle 3 APRIL – 17 MAY 2015 BALTIC’s project space at BALTIC 39, Newcastle 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...
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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Friday 24 April 2015 / Gallery North Presents: Graham Dunning / BALTIC 39

Friday 24 April 2015 / Gallery North Presents: Graham Dunning / BALTIC 39

  Gallery North Presents: Graham Dunning Mechanical Techno – Ghost in the Machine Music Friday 24 April 2015 / 17.00–18.00 / FREE BALTIC’s project space at BALTIC 39,  Newcastle To coincide with The Curves of the Needle, London-based sound artist and musician Graham Dunning will be performing his Mechanical Techno project. Lee Scratch Perry described...
BBC ARTS / Into the groove: Art meets vinyl at The Curves of the Needle

BBC ARTS / Into the groove: Art meets vinyl at The Curves of the Needle

  During the installation of The Curves of the Needle at BALTIC’s project space in BALTIC 39, BBC ARTS made a short documentary about the exhibition, featuring interviews with BALTIC Curator Alessandro Vincentelli and Artist Graham Dolphin.  
BALTIC Common Room: Matt Price / Friday 24 April 2015

BALTIC Common Room: Matt Price / Friday 24 April 2015

BALTIC Common Room: Matt Price Friday 24 April 2015 / 10.00-12.00 BALTIC 39, Newcastle upon Tyne FREE / Booking essential BALTIC 39 Common Room is an opportunity for bi-monthly meetings of artists and arts professionals to have peer led conversation about arts practice, to share practical advice and talk through common questions. Each session takes...
BALTIC 39 Common Room

BALTIC 39 Common Room

BALTIC 39 Common Room Bi-Monthly Fridays 10.00-12.00 / FREE  Booking essential Book: eventbrite.co.uk BALTIC 39 Common Room is an opportunity for bi-monthly meetings of artists and arts professionals to have peer led conversation about arts practice, to share practical advice and talk through common questions. Each session takes a different focus to stimulate dialogue on...
The Late Shows / Saturday 16 May 2015

The Late Shows / Saturday 16 May 2015

The Late Shows Saturday 16 May 2015 / 19.00-23.00 BALTIC 39, Newcastle FREE / Drop in Calling vinyl lovers, new and old, to celebrate the closing weekend of our current project space exhibition The Curves of the Needle at BALTIC’s city centre location. Bring in your most treasured record or select from our stash of preloved vinyl to create...
:zoviet*france: / Live Performance on 4 May 2015 / BALTIC, Gateshead

:zoviet*france: / Live Performance on 4 May 2015 / BALTIC, Gateshead

:zoviet*france: Monday 4 May 2015 / 19.30 – 22.00 BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, Level 1 £10 & £8 concessions / BALTIC Member 10% discount Book online: balticmill.eventbrite.co.uk Cash sales: Information Desk, BALTIC, Gateshead :zoviet*france: will abandon their customary approach to playing live and create a unique one-hour show using sound sources entirely derived from playing...
Record Store Day / 18 April 2015

Record Store Day / 18 April 2015

  Record Store Day at BALTIC 39 Saturday 18 April / 12.00-18.00 BALTIC’s project space at BALTIC 39, Newcastle Free / No booking required To mark the eighth Record Store Day in the UK, BALTIC 39 hosts a celebration of the art of music. The afternoon begins with live cutting of 78 discs with Lathe...
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...
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 at BALTIC, acclaimed Glasgow-based artist Tony Swain curates...
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....
BxNU Respond: The Curves of the Needle / Event on 9 April 2015

BxNU Respond: The Curves of the Needle / Event on 9 April 2015

BxNU Respond: The Curves of the Needle Thursday 9 April 2015 / 18.00 – 20.00 BALTIC’s project space at BALTIC 39, Newcastle Free / Booking not essential but recommended Book online: balticmill.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...
X-Ray Audio / Live Performance on 16 April on sale now

X-Ray Audio / Live Performance on 16 April on sale now

X-RAY AUDIO: LIVE PERFORMANCE Thursday 16 April 2015 / 1900 – 2100 / BALTIC’s project space at BALTIC 39, Newcastle £4 advance / £5 on the door (Pay bar) Book online: balticmill.eventbrite.co.uk Hear a story of forbidden music, cold war culture and Soviet bootleg technology from musician and producer Stephen Coates and sound artist Aleks...