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.
BALTIC is responding to the increasing inequality of post-pandemic reality and is currently working in partnership with Children North East charity in order to ‘Poverty Proof’ our organisation and strive to create a more inclusive organisation. Find out more...
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Key contact information for getting in touch with BALTIC.
BALTIC currently has a vacancy for a Curatorial Fellowship supported by the Frieze x Deutsche Bank Emerging Curators Fellowship. This full-time, paid traineeship, open to applicants who identify as Black, Indigenous, people of colour and people who experience racism, currently under-represented in the visual arts sector. Closing Date: 31 May 2021
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’.