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Newcastle University’s Climate Writer-in-Residence heads to COP 26

Linda France, Climate Writer-in-Residence at the University, is volunteering in Glasgow during the two-week COP26 conference

New exhibition showcases climate-related projects

In the build-up to and during COP26, a new exhibition at Newcastle University will highlight pioneering work addressing climate change.

Review of the Legacies of Lord Armstrong

Professor Julie Sanders, Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Provost, and Professor Richard Clay, School of Arts & Cultures, provide an update on the Vice Chancellor’s Review Group (VCRG) review of the legacies of Lord Armstrong.

Virtual exhibition launches new mentor scheme for Fine Art graduates

After an extraordinary year, recent Fine Art graduates present their work in an extraordinary show, the Newcastle University Fine Art Graduate Showcase 2021

Vane: new exhibition 18-28 August 2021

The exhibition is supported by the Wellcome Trust, Newcastle University Institute for Creative Arts Practice and Newcastle University’s Arts and Medical Research Cluster

Exhibition documents Nelson Mandela’s return to where he was captured

Dr Aron Mazel’s images of Nelson Mandela’s return to Pietermaritzburg to see the devastation caused by the Seven Days War have been turned into an online exhibition.

Dr Lawrence Zazzo to perform at the Salzburg Festival

A Newcastle University academic is starring this summer in Handel’s Il Trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno at the world famous Salzburg Festival, which is celebrating its centenary this year.

Hatton Gallery diversifies collection with painting by Nahem Shoa

Artist Nahem Shoa has gifted a painting to Newcastle University’s Hatton Gallery, as part of his ongoing campaign to increase the representation of Black people in British museums and galleries.

ENERGIES Exhibition explores how industrial change is affecting Blyth

A new exhibition will explore the reaction of the community of Blyth to changes in the industries based there -from carbon producing to carbon reducing.

Students’ greeting cards to go on shop shelves

Designs developed by Newcastle University students, as part of a business challenge with Hallmark UK/ROI, are to be produced by the greeting cards giant.

Artwork encourages people to reflect on the climate emergency

Newcastle University senior lecturer Neil Bromwich and his artistic partner Zoe Walker have created The Encampment of Eternal Hope.

Expanded Interiors Restaged

Three years after it was first displayed among the ancient ruins of Herculaneum and Pompeii, Expanded Interiors is being reimagined in a remarkable new multimedia exhibition at the Hatton Gallery.

Students Fight for the Arts with Wilde

Digital play to raise money for struggling theatres and creatives

Sucking Eggs

An invite to a conversation on ageing

Film Practices students nominated for RTS Student Awards

Film Practices students nominated for RTS Student Awards

Spaces of Making project

A project led by colleagues in Fine Art is looking to engage with people across the University who rely on the act of physical making - and a space to do so - in order to develop their knowledge and working practices.

Fine Art Degree Show 2021

The Fine Art Degree Show will be the first exhibition in the University’s Hatton Gallery when it reopens to the public on 5 June 2021.

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