Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead Quays, South Shore Road, Gateshead, NE8 3BA
0191 478 1810
Mon-Fri, Sat, Sun, 10am-6pm daily except 10.30am-6pm Tues
Situated beside the Gateshead Millennium Bridge, this beautifully restored former flour mill, has been transformed into a very modern contemporary art gallery. The exhibition spaces are spread out over 5 floors, with the installations changing regularly. Its a bright, airy gallery, with friendly, helpful staff. The viewing box and balcony are worth a visit, with a fantastic view of the River Tyne and bridges. The Children's area is a lovely, colourful fun space and there are a variety of activities organised, with children and families in mind.
There is a lovely roof top restaurant, cafe and shop.
Especially for children:
Busy B's a drop in arty session on Saturdays and Sundays 2pm-4pm.
Toddler Time a magic art world for the under 5's, Tuesdays 10:30am- 12 noon.
Family Quest on Saturdays 11:30am-12:30
Activities take place during school holidays.
Times and prices are subject to change. Contact venue before setting out.