New appointments to Sunderland Culture Board

SUNDERLAND Culture has welcomed a number of new board members to join the organisation’s founding partners in supporting the ongoing growth of the company. The nominated new trustees include MAC Trust board member and Sunderland Empire Theatre Director Marie Nixon; University of Sunderland Council board member Ian Kershaw and Sunderland City Council Executive Director of […]

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Artistic Collaboration better by design

A UNIQUE collaboration between local schools, National Glass Centre and a major UK museum has come to a successful conclusion. DesignLab Nation was a national educational initiative launched by V&A the world’s leading museum of art, design and performance, in 2017. The programme brought together secondary schools, local museums and designers, practitioners and industry to […]

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Brent and Steph receive New Encounters bursaries

SUNDERLAND Culture has awarded two more artists New Encounters bursaries. The bursary scheme was launched last year as a way to help artists from diverse or disabled communities realise their cultural ambitions. The artists are given bursaries and a mentor to help them gain experience in their chosen art forms. The latest recipients are Steph […]

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Summer of Music to thrill Wearside

A SUMMER Of Music is set to sweep Sunderland. The city will reaffirm its musical credentials as venues across Wearside host a vast array of bands, groups, musicians and singers from a range of musical genres. Venues from the Stadium of Light to pubs, clubs, parks and theatres have come together to promote Summer of […]

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Museum’s Jubliee Celebrations are for all the family

HER MAJESTY The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee will be celebrated with a special programme of activities at Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens. Events to mark the Queen’s 70 years of service start on Saturday, May 21, with a community display and a Queen Through Time trail. The display, Pyrex 100: A Right Royal Celebration, features items […]

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New exhibition explores island life

A NEW exhibition at the Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art (NGCA) explores ‘Island’ life in the UK after 1945. The Island exhibition features photographic artworks loaned from the Arts Council Collection as part of Sunderland Culture’s three-year National Partners Programme, alongside rarely seen paintings from Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens’ collection. Island incorporates work from […]

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