We notice you have javascript switched off.
If you're just here to have a look around you shouldn't have any problems, but if you'd like to make a donation you'll need to switch javascript on.




BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art is an international leader in the ambitious and distinctive presentation, commissioning, development and communication of contemporary visual art.

BALTIC is a place where visitors can experience innovative and provocative new art, relax, have fun, learn and discover fresh ideas.

BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art is a major international centre for contemporary art located on the banks of the River Tyne in Gateshead. It presents a constantly changing, ambitious programme of exhibitions and events, and is a world leader in the presentation, commissioning and communication of contemporary visual art.

In the last 10 years BALTIC has welcomed nearly 5 million visitors. It has gained a reputation for presenting innovative and cutting edge work and has exhibited nearly 200 artists from 50 countries. BALTIC remains a major commissioner of contemporary visual art and to date has commissioned over 30 new works, enabling it to support established and emerging artists to push boundaries of contemporary art practise.

Share your support


BAL001 BALTIC’s Learning Fund

BALTIC’s Learning Fund

We believe that art transforms lives. Contemporary art is about contemporary life and has the power to connect and engage in a very personal way.... Read more