BALTIC is committed to keep all of our operations under review to determine what actions and choices can be made, within financial, operational and technical boundaries, to reduce and minimise our environmental impact. Find out more our current initiatives to operate more sustainably.
Our mission is to create greater understanding of the world through outstanding, experimental and inspiring contemporary art which has power, relevance and meaning for individuals and communities. Housed in a landmark industrial building on the south bank of the River Tyne in Gateshead, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art is the UK’s largest dedicated contemporary art institution.
Following updates from the Government and guidelines from the Department of Health and Social Care and Public Health England in relation to Coronavirus (Covid-19), BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead will be closed to the public from 18.00 on Monday 16 March 2020 until further notice. Read more.
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There are currently no vacancies at BALTIC.
BALTIC is committed to upholding your privacy and taking care of your personal data. This policy outlines what, why and how BALTIC collects, processes and stores your personal data securely in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (25 May 2018).
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The notion of BALTIC began in 1991 when Northern Arts (now Arts Council England North East) announced its ambition to achieve ‘major new capital facilities for the Contemporary Visual Arts in Central Tyneside’.
BALTIC offers placements and work experience for students at schools, colleges and universities. Our placements are usually within the Learning & Civic Engagement Team and offer an opportunity to experience a wide range of learning events and activities and take part in the planning, preparation and evaluation that goes into these.