‘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.
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.
Student’s design chosen for NHS tribute
An illustration by a Northumbria University fashion student has been chosen by luxury British fashion label Alexander McQueen to appear in a campaign thanking the NHS.
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.
X-ray in a manger - centuries old nativity discovered during painting investigation
Art experts have experienced something of a Christmas miracle after discovering what could be a 16th century painting of a nativity scene hidden under another work of art.
Design graduate shortlisted for national art prize
Northumbria University graduate Jessica Slack has been shortlisted for the Signature Art Prize 2019/20 for her painting, Finding Life’s Joy.
Secrets of Lucretia painting closer to being revealed
The mystery of who painted a centuries-old artwork, and when, is closer to being revealed thanks to the work of art conservation and forensic science experts from Northumbria University, in Newcastle upon Tyne.
Continents connected through new cultural collaboration
Cultural and educational links between the UK and China have been strengthened following the announcement of a new partnership between a UK university and two Chinese cultural institutions.
Woon Prize winner launches solo exhibition
One year after she was named the winner of the 2018 Woon Foundation Painting & Sculpture Prize, artist Kara Chin is about to launch her first solo exhibition.
Tyneside Cinema Graduate Artist in Residence 2019-20 announced
Northumbria University Master of Fine Art graduate Siân Hutchings has been announced as the 2019-20 Tyneside Cinema Graduate Artist in Residence.
Woon Foundation Art and Sculpture Prize 2019 winner announced
The 2019 winner of one of the UK’s most generous art prizes has been announced during a ceremony at Northumbria University.
‘Bigg Ideas’ on show at new exhibition
One of Newcastle city centre’s most iconic locations is the inspiration behind a new exhibition of work by Northumbria University students, launching next week.
REVEAL 2019: A summer of success for Northumbria's creatives
REVEAL 2019 – Northumbria University’s End of Year showcase for its creative programmes – opens to the public on Thursday 20 June.
Out of the classroom and into the art gallery
A new project will bring literature to life for GCSE pupils by taking them out of their classrooms and into two North East art galleries.
Applications open for The Woon Foundation Painting & Sculpture Prize 2019
Applications for one of the UK’s most generous art prizes are now open, with three prizes worth a total of £40,000 on offer to undergraduate artists studying in the UK.
Warhol, Hirst, and Picasso come to Northumbria
The University Gallery has reopened at Northumbria’s City Campus with a special event, which saw the unveiling of the new Woon Gallery of Asian Art and the announcement of this year’s Woon Art Prize winner.
The UK’s greatest event of 2018 is here
If you thought the Royal Wedding was big then you haven’t seen anything yet! The Great Exhibition of the North launches at 1pm today, Friday 22 June – and Northumbria University is at the heart of the action.
Student talent REVEALed during exhibition
A unique exhibition showcasing the creative talents of final year students from Northumbria University, Newcastle, has opened its doors to the public.
Shortlist for Woon Prize 2018 revealed
The 10 finalists for this year’s prestigious Woon Foundation Painting and Sculpture Prize have been announced after a record number of applications.