Our mission is to create greater understanding of the world through outstanding, experimental and inspiring contemporary art which has power, relevance and meaning for individuals and communities. Housed in a landmark industrial building on the south bank of the River Tyne in Gateshead, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art is the UK’s largest dedicated contemporary art institution.
BALTIC is open daily 10.00-18.00, seven days a week. Last entry to BALTIC is 15 minutes before closing. Click here to view all opening hours information including Six rooftop restaurant, BALTIC Kitchen & BALTIC 39, Newcastle upon Tyne.
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BALTIC is currently recruiting for an Apprentice Gallery Assistant (BALTIC Crew).
BALTIC is committed to upholding your privacy and taking care of your personal data. This policy outlines what, why and how BALTIC collects, processes and stores your personal data securely in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (25 May 2018).
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The notion of BALTIC began in 1991 when Northern Arts (now Arts Council England North East) announced its ambition to achieve ‘major new capital facilities for the Contemporary Visual Arts in Central Tyneside’.
BALTIC is committed to operating sustainably and responsibly in a number of ways.
BALTIC has been awarded and recognised for a number of achievements including winning the public-voted National Lottery Award 2012 for Best Arts Project.