BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art

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The Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art is an international centre for contemporary art located on the south bank of the river Tyne at the foot of the Gateshead Millennium Bridge.

BALTIC, the major international centre for contemporary art, opened on 13 July 2002. The landmark building is situated on the south bank of the River Tyne, Gateshead, in the North of England. A £46m project has transformed the former Baltic Flour Mills, a disused 1950s grain warehouse, into a leading international contemporary arts venue – one of the biggest temporary art spaces in Europe.



Collections description
BALTIC presents a constantly changing programme of exhibitions and events, with a strong emphasis on new commissions. It houses five galleries covering over 3000sqm, 2 artists, studios, a cinema/lecture space and a library and archive. The building also has 2 different food and drink spaces including McCoys Rooftop Restaurant with amazing views of the River Tyne and the BALTIC Cafe Bar.

Admission: Free

Open daily 10.00-18.00 except
Tuesdays 10.30-18.00
Last entry is 15 minutes
before gallery closing time.

Contact Details:

South Shore Road, Gateshead,
Telephone: 0191 478 1810