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The Office of Useful Art

19 June 2015

‘Arte Útil’ roughly translates as ‘useful art’. This type of practice focuses on the applied dimension of art, stressing the beneficial outcomes of projects for their users. The archive of Arte Útil…

Centre for Social Making: Middlesbrough Collection display

19 February 2016 - 31 December 2016

Art, design, craft and technology are often considered as separate disciplines. However, there is a long, alternative tradition that views them in a holistic way, both as tools for learning…

Shifting Geographies

3 November 2016 5:00 pm - 24 December 2016 4:00 pm

Shifting Geographies is a season surveying the moving-image practice of the Greek-Armenian artist Aikaterini Gegisian. After inaugurating with the premiere of My Pink City, the programme continues with screenings of her…

Dear Mrs Pennyman

1 October 2016 10:00 am - 6 November 2016 4:30 pm

This display offers insight into the emotions of women who lost relatives and loved ones during the First World War. The letters were written to Mrs Mary Pennyman (1889 – 1924), then secretary…

Teesside World Exposition of Art and Technology

25 June 2016 - 9 October 2016

Teesside World Exposition of Art and Technology is an urgent reaction to the recent closure of Redcar’s steelworks and a bid to make a positive contribution to the future of industry…

Exhibition and Launch event – in-conversation with Mikhail Karikis and Elinor Morgan

22 September 2016 5:30 pm - 29 September 2016 4:30 pm

22 September 5.30pm – 7pm – launch event and in-conversation with Mikhail Karikis and Elinor Morgan Screening programme runs from 22 September 5.30pm until 29th September 4.30pm For a week…

The Caravan Gallery: Jan Williams & Chris Teasdale

30 July 2016 - 18 September 2016

The Caravan Gallery is a project in three parts that addresses the identity of Teesside and the UK. extra{ordinary} – Photographs of Britain by The Caravan Gallery Launch – Saturday 30…

If All Relations Were to Reach Equilibrium, Then This Building Would Dissolve

Saturday 11 June - Sunday 18 September

This project – involving research, a display, and public programs – explores the subject of migration on Teesside and elsewhere, bringing together documents, artefacts and artworks made by Middlesbrough-based asylum…

Núria Güell: Motherland, Fatherland

Saturday 11 June - Sunday 24 July

Motherland, Fatherland is the first solo show in England by the Spanish, Barcelona-based artist Núria Güell, organised as part of VAMOS! festival 2016. The exhibition includes two of Güell’s key works:…

New Linthorpe – The Coffee House

23 July 2016 12:00 pm - 23 July 2016 4:00 pm

This display features ceremonial vessels made at The Coffee House, a mobile workspace for ceramic production created by New Linthorpe as a community building initiative.  

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