Newcastle & Gateshead
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The Bowes in Durham, Middlesbrough's MIMA and The Laing Art Galley are among the galleries lining up exciting art exhibitions in the North East for 2014.
The artist tells us about his work for the current Encountering Photography festival in the north-east, nodding to 600 years of shipbuilding and being "in it together".
From portraits on the front of Sunderland's Old Fire Station to a two-site group show featuring Martin Parr, we take a look at the contemporary festival in Newcastle and Sunderland.
A shard of the moon has begun a journey which will see it orbit Earth 30 times as part of the largest survey to date of artist Katie Paterson's cosmos-inspired career.
The British Science Festival takes place this month, but it's not all about six days in Newcastle. Ice wells and circles of fire also play their part in our picks for the month.
A new exhibition at the Great North Museum, Hancock is about to reveal some of the incredible images taken by scientists. We take a first look at metallic wasps and artificial jellyfish.
Ultraviolet, infrared, time lapse, high speed and microscopic techniques all prevail in an exhibition of incredible images created to inform science.
Known for blurring elements of figuration and abstraction, German artist Thomas Scheibitz's exhibition in Gateshead features more than 200 multidisciplinary works.
In the second part of our series on the exhibit swap going on between ten venues, we get the inside track on amazing artefacts including the earliest lamp.
Find out about a pair of shoes which were handmade in Paris for a dancer during the 1920s but illustrate a design style still prevalent in swish footwear almost a century on.
Revisit the adventures of the Famous Five, the Secret Seven and lose yourself in the fantastical world of The Magic Faraway Tree at this family-friendly exhibition.
Julia Vogl is planning to fill the Discovery Museum's 19th century home with a kaleidoscope of public messages for Museums at Night. The social sculptor tells us more.
From Hepworth to Pembrokeshir, here's what the ten museum vying for the £100,000 prize have to say for themselves this year.
The gruesome details of Barber Surgeon instruments from the current Tales of Antiquarian Adventure exhibition in Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
Find out about aliens, cholera and sword-swallowing in London, or try Cambridge Science Festival, Space-craft in Glasgow and two exhibitions celebrating female pioneers.