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Kate Brindley To Step Down As Director Of Mima

Kate Brindley is to step down after nearly five years at the helm of Middlesbrough’s flagship modern art gallery mima. Her departure follows her appointment as Interim Director of Arnolfini Centre for the Contemporary Arts in Bristol. Kate is relocating to be with her family, who are based in Bristol. Kate took over from founding Director Godfrey Worsdale in July, 2009 and has overseen ....


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Lindisfarne Gospels Exhibition Visits Central Library

  The journey that saved the land’s most powerful saint and one of the world’s most beautiful and important books feature in a new exhibition coming to Middlesbrough. Acclaimed writer Richard W Hardwick and award-winning photographer Paul Alexander Knox are coming to Middlesbrough Central Library on Monday (February 3) as part of the Lindisfarne Gospels Durham Exhibition. The pair researched the Gospels’ journey and the history around it before travelling the whole ....


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Did This Used To Be The Old Greggs?

  Award winning local DIY arts axis Peg Powler open a new exhibition today in a former Greggs shop in Stockton. The exhibition open Monday to Friday from 9am-5pm launches today in central Stockton-on-Tees and runs till October 25th. The show is in association with ARC Stockton Arts Centre and the upcoming Invisible Flock Production 'Bring the Happy'. Our exhibition is called “Did ....


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Culture Minister Ed Vaizey Calls In At Town’s Flagship Gallery

A government Minister this week stopped off at mima to find out how one of the region’s leading cultural destinations is bringing modern art to the masses. Ed Vaizey, Minister for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries, made his visit on Tuesday (September 17) as part of a brief visit to the region which took in other cultural highlights including the Lindisfarne Gospels. As ....


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Local Artists A Draw At Town Centre Gallery

A group of up-and-coming local artists is continuing to give art lovers a town centre treat. The Gilkes Street Artists were formed last year at the former Cleveland Crafts Centre and have drawn an enthusiastic following. The voluntary association focuses on providing affordable studio and exhibition space and support for emerging artists and creative professionals. The majority of studio holders are recent Fine Art graduates from Teesside University, with some involved in ....


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Pencil And Paper At The Dorman

  An exhibition by two local artists is set to go on display in the town where they honed their craft. Pencil and Paper by Becki Harper and Jam Grantham opens today at the Dorman Museum in Middlesbrough. The two Teessiders studied at Cleveland College of Art and Design (CCAD) and now live in York after moving away to attend university in Bristol. They returned north because they ....


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William Tillyer: Comes Home To Mima

This autumn, mima gives over all its major gallery spaces to the work of Middlesbrough-born William Tillyer, in the largest presentation by a single artist at mima since the gallery’s opening in 2007. “One of the most intelligently original – and entertaining – painters of our time” Norbert Lynton, Author of The Story of Modern Art Tillyer’s work is held ....


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New Guidance Issued On Tattoo And Piercing Safety

Tattooists and body piercers in Middlesbrough are being given new national guidance to promote safety and hygiene in a growth industry. Middlesbrough Council’s Community Protection Service is working with the town’s 34 registered tattooing and body piercing studios, as well as helping their clients to make informed decisions. Practitioners across the town have been visited by the ....


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Stewart Park Gets Exciting Captain Cook Sculptures

Dramatic new sculptures are the latest attraction to grace one of the region’s most historic parks. The series of impressive works has been installed throughout Middlesbrough’s Stewart Park, best known as the birthplace in 1728 of Captain Cook. The wooden carvings have drawn their inspiration from the legendary explorer and the discoveries he made on his famous three voyages ....


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Launch Of Christopher Dresser Society

  A new society is launched this week to celebrate the work of a leading Victorian figure in Middlesbrough. The Dorman Museum and Teesside University will be jointly launching the Christopher Dresser Society on Thursday, June 20. A number of notable Dresser scholars and enthusiasts will be attending including Chris Dresser, a film producer from South Africa and member of the extended ....


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Summer Exhibition Season At Mima

This summer mima hosts two major exhibitions that showcase modern art icon Carl Andre and drawings and paintings from American artist Alex Katz. In mima’s summer programme visitors can enjoy an inflatable pop-up gallery showing new film installations in Middlesbrough’s Centre Square. There are also hundreds of photographs on display as part of ¡VAMOS! Festival and works on ....


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A Crafty Way To Recycle

    Nurture your skills in a Fairtrade craft based session at Marton Library this Wednesday (May 22) at 10am. Cherie Kemp of Eco Arty Clarty will host an introductory session to show how to make useful things out of recycled materials. Sign up for the event at the library and secure your place for £2, which will cover the cost of materials like glue, string etc. Fairtrade coffee and tea will be available during the session. To find out more about Cherie’s ....


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Land, Sea And Sky At The Transporter

The revamped Transporter Bridge Visitor Centre was reopened with a n enlightening exhibition of artwork inspired by Teesside’s heritage and landscape. Subtitled 'A Celebration of industry and the natural environment at the Tees Transporter Bridge' there are some fascinating pieces of work inspired by Teesside's life blood, the industry and the the river that spawned it and us. It is the ....


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A Crafty Way To Recycle

  Nurture your skills in a Fairtrade craft based session at Marton Library this Wednesday (May 22). Cherie Kemp of Eco Arty Clarty will host an introductory session to show how to make useful things out of recycled materials. Sign up for the event at the library and secure your place for £2, which will cover the cost of materials like glue, string etc. Fairtrade coffee and tea will be available during the session. To find out more about Cherie’s creations visit ....


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Land, Sea And Sky Exhibition Reopens Transporter Visitor Centre

Artwork inspired by Teesside’s heritage and landscape is going on show at the Tees Transporter Bridge Visitor Centre as the first of a number of new exhibitions developed as part of the £2.6m Heritage Lottery Fund supported activities at the famous landmark. A-Level students from Trinity Catholic College in Middlesbrough have used the Bridge and other landmarks as inspiration for ....


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Hidden Art Treasures Sought For Teesside Exhibition

The hunt is on for the best artistic talent from Teesside and the surrounding area to form part of an exhibition that will be shown in Middlesbrough Town Centre later this year. Supported by mima, Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, and Middlesbrough Council, Show Us Your Art 2013 will see artwork by local artists on display next to works from mima’s collection. Made possible this year ....


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Arts Council Funding Makes Mima’s Jewellery Collection Accessible To All

mima has won a major grant from Arts Council England to create public access to its internationally regarded jewellery collection. £299,000 has been awarded over two years to increase exhibition space and enhance understanding of contemporary jewellery. The exciting project will transform an existing ‘back of house’ collection storage space at mima into a permanent public ....


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Grants Boost Museum’s Designs On Dresser Collection

The work of a leading Victorian figure is to take centre stage at a Middlesbrough museum thanks to important grant awards. The town’s Dorman Museum has been awarded £214,464 by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) to showcase the collection of design pioneer Christopher Dresser. Further funding came in a grant of £45,750 from the Art Fund, the national fundraising charity for ....


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North East Artists Paint A Different Picture

  Leading artists – including some of the best talent from Middlesbrough and the North East - are going online to market their work to a worldwide audience. The collective of fine artists, illustrators and photographers have launched the Prints For Art’s Sake website to give people everywhere a chance to own limited edition prints of original works. The group’s ....


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Teesside-naturally – Dennis Roddam

  Award winning local wildlife artist Dennis Roddam is sick of people knocking Middlesbrough and if we allow ourselves to look through his eyes we too can be inspired by the natural world at work all around us. A new exhibition by award-winning local wildlife artist Dennis Roddam is now open at Middlesbrough’s Dorman Museum. Born in Newport in the 1940s and moving as a boy to East ....


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Perception

  Art enthusiasts are being invited to a special exhibition overlooking an iconic Teesside sculpture this week.   Ten BA (hons) fine art students in their second year at Teesside University are opening the doors to their showcase in Fabrick Housing Group’s events space at its Hudson Quay office in Middlesbrough from Thursday (7th March).   ‘Perception 2013’ ....


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Prizes Up For Grabs For Best Stewart Park Snaps

Keen photographers are invited to get snapping at Stewart Park - with prizes up for grabs for the best efforts. The winners of the 2013 Friends of Stewart Park Photography Competition will also see their work displayed in the historic park's new Bolckow Visitor Centre. Entries must be pictures taken within the park over the last 12 months, and can include landscapes, wildlife, nature, people and atmosphere. Winners will be chosen by a judging panel consisting of Stewart Park Manager Dave ....


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Teesside-naturally At The Dorman

A new exhibition by award-winning local wildlife artist Dennis Roddam is now open at Middlesbrough’s Dorman Museum.  The exhibition entitled Teesside – Naturally focuses on the theme of nature and includes close-up observations of local wildlife and portrayals of the artist’s experiences during his childhood. The Dorman Museum was a major influence in Roddam’s ....


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Explore Middlesbrough’s Modern Art Through Creative Writing

  On Sunday 17 February 12.30-3.30pm, mima (Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art) is holding a free creative writing workshop where people can be inspired by works in Middlesbrough’s art collection. The event, which is being run by local writers’ organisation Writers’ Block, is aimed at encouraging people to write, speak and share their own personal responses to works ....


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Chris Stewart: Seen To Be Distorted

  Chris Stewart is a man of many parts. Almost as many as his ever changing hairstyles. Perhaps. Better known for his poetry and comic acting Chris is now showing off an altogether different talent, his visual art.   ‘Seen To Be Distorted’ is the new exhibition of Chris Stewart showing now in the centre of Middlesbrough. Displayed alongside an exhibition of a more ....


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