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Arts Team

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Gateshead's Arts Development Team:

  • Provide an arts development service for the people of Gateshead, covering all art forms;
  • Develop a programme of participatory activities and experiences throughout the borough;
  • Enable local communities to develop their own activities and celebrate their own cultural spaces;
  • Develops volunteering in the arts and provides strength and support for the voluntary arts networks;
  • Runs a highly successful Arts in Education Programme linked to Creativity in Education initiatives;
  • Sustains a long term relationship with cultural partners in the region and advocates for the development of the cultural industries and entrepreneurs;
  • Runs an historically accliameds Arts in Health Programme;
  • Supports the work of the Gateshead Public Art Curator - contributing to the improvement and development of the built environment;
  • Supports cultural activities in sports, heritage, tourism, reader developmetn, open space programming, Council celebrations and functions;
  • Maintains a programme of events and exhibitions in the Caeddmon Hall and The Gallery at Central Library;
  • Employs artists and arts groups, both professional and amateur;
  • Supports and employs artists-in-residence to focuson given art forms and community groups.

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Contact Us

Arts Development Team
Culture, Communities and Volunteering (Arts)
Caedmon Hall
Gateshead Central Library
Prince Consort Road

Phone: 0191 433 8449