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Protected: Happy Zoom Birthday, Holmeside Writers

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Protected: A rallying cry for SUBVERSIVE JOY!

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An Incomplete History of Pop

Our latest online exhibition, Paint the Town in Sound, has been produced in association with Mercury Prize nominated Sunderland band Field Music, and explores the relationships between art and music, artists and musicians. One of our guest curators, Field Music’s David Brewis, shares his reflections on sleeve art in pop music. Putting together the Paint […]

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Becoming a creative practitioner

We’ve just launched our open call for round 2 of our Creative Development Fellowships, an opportunity for independent creative practitioners, artists, producers and cultural or heritage organisations based in Sunderland to apply for a fellowship of up to £1000 to help them move to the next stage in their practice or organisational development. So, in […]

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How is creativity shaping Sunderland’s mental health services?

At Sunderland Culture, we believe that creative activities can be a great way of looking after ourselves, and in these difficult times, taking part in arts and culture feels more important than ever. That’s why, over the past year, we’ve collated together a selection of creative ideas, stories, videos and workshops from artists and organisations from […]

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With a little help from my friends…

In an alternate universe right now, we would be going to gigs and filling our boots with the live music with which our city usually thrums. At least we can feel those vibes by visiting our brilliant new online exhibition, Paint the Town in Sound, which explores the timeless relationship between art and music, taking […]

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