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These free bitesize, introductory tours are suitable for everyone and help bring BALTIC 39 exhibitions & historic building to life.
(I get) So Emotional is programmed with curator and researcher Seán Elder and looks to the politics of emotions when situated between people, institutions and cultures. Emotion and affect have been considered through a multitude of perspectives historically with recent articulations emerging from a context of austerity and global socio-political crises.
Discover a hidden Newcastle treasure by visiting BALTIC 39 for a rare late night opening and discover this distinctive Grade II listed building. BALTIC 39’s Studioholders will open their doors, inviting visitors to find out about their practice, whilst NewBridge Books will be open to allow you to browse art, design and photography publications, while enjoying a drink at the Pop-Up Bar. You’re also invited to join a Walking Heritage Tour, at 19.00, 20.00 & 21.00 which will end up at BALTIC, Gateshead.
Take a journey with BALTIC Crew this Late Shows 2019, as you walk from BALTIC 39 down to BALTIC Gateshead, learning about the local history along the way. This Heritage Walking Tour will start with an introduction to BALTIC 39’s Grade II listed building, exploring its history as Ward’s Printing Warehouse. You’ll discover facts about High Bridge and Grey Street, before heading down to the Quayside, ending at BALTIC Gateshead.
You are invited to Reorganising Cultural Institutions, a programme of talks and discussions about how cultural institutions currently function, their social and political history and the ways in which they shape value and attention.