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Albert Potrony:
A visual story

Find out what to expect on when visiting Albert Potrony: equal play with this Visual Story guide - a guide with words and pictures. It is sometimes called a Social Narrative.

This exhibition is open Wednesday to Sunday, from 10am to 6pm. You can drop-in for free anytime during our opening hours.

If you have any questions or would like to chat about your visit before coming, you can email us on myexperience@balticmill.com or call us on 0191 478 1810.

  • As you approach this exhibition on the Ground Floor, you will encounter a large wall text with the title of this exhibition Albert Potrony: equal play.

  • As you enter the gallery, you will notice a large space filled with number of materials including shapes, rails, ropes and a mirrored wall.

  • The colours are predominantly yellow, blue and grey.

  • This exhibition is a play based exhibition where the audience are encouraged to experiment with the materials.

  • This exhibition is open to visitors of all ages, and is particularly popular with our younger audience. Sometimes this area may be noisy.


  • To the left there is a smaller room. Inside this room you can watch or listen to a film.

  • There are items to read and look at.

  • This area is likely to be quieter.

  • There are two wooden benches. Feel free to take a seat while you watch the film and read the materials.


  • There will be a BALTIC Crew member standing in the gallery, they are there to help and assist you.

  • Once you are ready to leave this gallery, head back and exit the same way you entered.