UPDATED Northumbria leads the call on levelling-up Northern culture
An All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) report calling for culture to be embedded in the Government’s levelling-up white paper has been written by Northumbria University’s Director of Cultural Partnerships, Professor Katy Shaw.
Woon Art Prize winner launches solo exhibition
The winner of a prestigious art prize has launched an exhibition at Northumbria University.
Design show backed by Gucci highlights emerging talent
Seven graduates from Northumbria University have made the shortlist of an international design competition supported by Gucci.
The Global Design Graduate Show 2021 is an online showcase which gives emerging creatives the chance to get feedback on their work from a panel of industry experts from the world of art and design.
The show was first launched last year after the Covid-19 pandemic le
New book will celebrate work of leading film historian
Colleagues of a highly respected Northumbria University Film Studies academic, who died in 2018, have united to release a second edition of his landmark work on horror films.
Famous faces prepare to take to the stage to bring a research-based performance to life
Award-winning North-East actors have joined forces with academics to showcase stories of true Geordie grit – and the dialect used by the generation behind tales from post-war Tyneside.
Exhibition of lecturer’s woodwork will help visitors reimagine Roman life along Hadrian’s Wall
Philip Luscombe, who teaches on the 3D Design course within the Northumbria School of Design, was inspired by displays of altars, coins, pottery and jewellery unearthed from Coventina’s Well during a visit to Chesters Roman Fort in Northumberland.
Supporting the next generation of Graphic Designers at Northumbria
Aspiring Graphic Design students at Northumbria University will have the opportunity to enhance their learning experience, through the new Vaughan Oliver Scholarships, launching in September 2021.
‘Languageless’ public health messaging to fight the pandemic
Academics from Northumbria University, Newcastle, have developed public health messaging materials with a difference to overcome communication challenges in Guatemala.
Research project results in new national cycle route
A Northumbria University academic has designed a 2,000-mile cycle route linking all 42 of England’s cathedrals as part of a PhD project researching how historic places of worship can establish sustainable futures.
The art of social distancing - new project to explore how research and practice in the arts can inform social distancing policy in UK cities
Academics are to work with resilience planners from UK cities to explore how art and performance could be used to establish successful social distancing strategies.
Support for SMEs and students through Northumbria paid internship scheme
Businesses working in the creative and cultural sectors have been among the hardest hit by the Covid-19 pandemic, with many smaller organisations facing a massive loss of revenue.
Northumbria University student shortlisted for Gillian Dickinson North East Young Sculptor Award 2020
Jade Booth-Malone, a third-year Fine Art student from Northumbria University, is amongst the eleven shortlisted artists who will compete for the Gillian Dickinson North East Young Sculptor (GDNEYS) Award 2020.
Cornish Revealed – artist as you’ve never seen him before
Northumbria University exhibition provides a behind-the-scenes look at the life and work of the celebrated County Durham painter Norman Cornish.
Discover an alternative path through a fabricated history in visionary new exhibition
From steam-powered airships to clockwork computers and Neo-Victorian fashions, Fabricating Histories: An Alternative 19th Century explores what might have happened in science and art had history taken a different path.
Cat got the cream!
Northumbria University and Tyneside Cinema are delighted to announce Cat Auburn as the cinema’s new Graduate Artist in Residence.
Students help shift expectations of art and education with unique exhibition
Northumbria will next week host an innovative end-of-year show by Masters’ students working across Fine Art and Education.
Two Northumbria Fine Art students amongst 10 shortlisted for the Woon Foundation Prize 2016
The 10 finalists for this year’s prestigious Woon Foundation Painting and Sculpture Prize have been announced after a record number of applications.
Record number of applications for this year’s Woon Prize
Hundreds of student artists from across the UK will compete for the 2016 Woon Foundation Painting and Sculpture Art Prize after a record number of applications.
Meanwhile, what about socialism?
Northumbria University will be one of the venues hosting this year’s AV Festival – the North East’s biennial celebration of contemporary art, film, sound and music.