Creativity, Mental Health and Wellbeing

Throughout the summer, our teams from Sunderland Culture, Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens, National Glass Centre and Arts Centre Washington have been working together with local artists to offer a summer programme of activities for families. We’ve been encouraging families to head outdoors and to get creative. We know that these are great ways of […]

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Received Wisdom x Rachel Jefferson

This blog post was written in April 2020 amidst the peak of COVID-19. Following on from the Arts Council Collection x University of Sunderland School of Art and Design Instagram Takeover (13-19 April 2020), Artist Rachel Jefferson introduces her creative practice, responding to John Newling’s work ‘Value; Coin, Note and Eclipse’ (featured in Sunderland Museum […]

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Our CEO, Keith Merrin, welcomes you to our new Sunderland Culture Blog!

Along with individuals, families, businesses and communities throughout the country, the past three months have been a time of change, learning and at times anxiety for the Sunderland Culture Team.   As an organisation we have always worked face to face with people in the amazing cultural venues of Sunderland or in community settings like […]

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