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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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 Revival...
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 / 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 BALTIC’s project space, BALTIC 39....
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...
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...
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 artists who have experimented with...
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,...