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Washington 50 – A Snapshot of your New Town

27 September 2014 - 23 December 2014

Arts Centre Washington’s new photography exhibition celebrates 50 years of Washington New Town. 
It is striking how passionate the inhabitants of Washington are about their town.  The 1960’s vision of new town living, in particular new town architecture and its setting within the grassy rural landscape evoke a sense of pride still tangible with its current inhabitants.

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Youth Arts Exhibition 2015

30 January 2015 - 28 March 2015

Established in 2000, the Sunderland Youth Arts Exhibition has become an integral part of the Sunderland Young Achievers' Awards diary.
The first Youth Arts Exhibition took place in February 2000 as part of celebrations for the 50th anniversary of town twinning between Sunderland and Essen and was so successful it became a regular date in the Young Achievers' Awards diary.

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Landscapes, Trains and Planes by Steven Ward Fox

20 April 2015 - 13 June 2015

The north east region's rich railway heritage and preserved steam engines provide the inspiration for an exhibition of paintings and drawings by artist Steven Ward Fox. Born in Durham in 1970 and a member of the Guild of Railway Artists,

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The Royal Photographic Society - Biennial Members’ Print Exhibition 2015

26 June 2015 - 08 August 2015

The Royal Photographic Society
Biennial Members’ Print Exhibition 2015
The Royal Photographic Society has a rich and diverse heritage.  It was founded in 1853, to promote the art and science of photography, and is still a leading voice in the world of photography today. It is an educational charity with a worldwide membership of over 11,000, and membership is open to anyone with an interest in photography.

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Past Visual Arts Events

Taking Tea

17 January 2011

Nomadic by Nature: A selection of work by textile artist Ingrid Wagner

04 April 2011

Make Do and Mend

25 June 2011

The Sunderland Book Project

05 September 2011

Undress: Redress – Fashioning Science

08 February 2012

Designing the Dynamic

23 April 2012

Sea the See

14 July 2012

Art NE – a mixed media exhibition by local artists

13 September 2012


28 September 2012

Simple Pleasures

21 January 2013

Anthony Watson - Paintings

09 March 2013

Marge Ball - Paintings

26 April 2013

Word Cloud

21 June 2013

To Autumn

19 August 2013

Michele Allen: Forgotten Fruit

18 October 2013

Youth Arts Exhibition

17 January 2014

Ray Bradshaw’s ‘Canny Folk’ Paintings exhibition

17 January 2014

South African Skies

14 March 2014

Paper, Scissors, Stone

25 April 2014

Tracks - Paintings by Lindsey Thompson

03 May 2014

24hrs in Sunderland

06 June 2014

Print Points North

28 June 2014

Houghton Art Club

02 August 2014

Natasha Holland-Zaharova

20 September 2014


08 November 2014

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