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Whitley Bay High School GCSE Art Exhibition 2019

Whitley Bay High School will exhibit their GCSE work at the Tower House Gallery

from Wednesday 6th March to Sunday 17th March during the usual gallery hours.

A picture from last year’s GCSE’s shows the standard from last year. Whitley High respect Art as an important subject in promoting creativity and we hope you will enjoy their work.

New work by Meryl Lusher

Meryl is versatile and creative in her output. This fish is one of her latest pieces. She has a wide collection of jewellery at the gallery and a number of her distinctive ceramic sculptures.

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Pipe Dreams exhibition

The exhibition has been admired by everyone. Come and see Rolf Wojciechowski’s subtle images revolving around homelessness and the frailty of our existence. Rolf is available in the gallery to talk to about his work during normal opening hours

The closing evening will be 6-8pm on Saturday 8th December with free drinks, nibbles and music.

Limelight Classic Books Saturday 17th November

For one day only Angela Stanger-Leathes will have a selection of Limelight Classic Books Collection to browse and buy at downstairs in the Tower House Gallery. There will be 19th Century antiquarian, children’s illustrated books and modern first editions. Many are rare editions and very collectable.

Pipe Dreams by Rolf Wojciechowski – Opening evening Saturday 10th November

Pipe Dreams is a photo construction based on pavement pictures, advertisements and figures showing the frailty of our existence. In the words of Rolf himself:

“Photography with another dimension” challenging “the repipe dreams copyliability of our visual perception of reality in the urban environment. The juxtaposition of images of pipes and drains, homeless people and the constant appearance and disintegration of advertisement, is a reminder of the impermanence of our existence.

There will be an Open Evening 6 – 8pm Saturday 10th November which has free wine, nibbles and music.

The exhibition will run during our normal opening hours until Saturday 8th December when there will be a Closing Evening 6 – 8pm. with free wine, nibbles and music.

Plastics in Birds Exhibition

The exhibition will start on Wednesday 25th July until the end of August. We aim to highlight the work of Northeast England Beached Bird Surveys group (NEBBS) who have been collecting birds for analysis and the results of the analysis so far coordinated by Dan Turner at Dove Marine Laboratories.

Plastics in Birds Exhibition July 25th 2018

If you feel strongly about the tide of plastic around us come and have a look at some of the research showing the results of it. Or if you would like to do something about it then there are ways you could help. Even if you are not really bothered see what it means for you and your descendants.