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Celebrating Age


Celebrating Age is a programme of creative engagement with the over 55s. Through it we cultivate new ways of thinking about ageing and work with a range of partners to make Middlesbrough a…

Community Campus Learning Garden

Thursdays from 2.00pm to 4.00pm

Image credit: Jason Hynes Photography We work with experts, students and artists who are passionate about the environment.  Come along to learn about food, ecology, horticulture and to share skills…

Life Drawing Class

Every Thursday, 5.45pm - 6.45pm

“Loved it, ideal length in time to do various drawing. Really good direction” “Really enjoyable, lots of great advice” “As a beginner, I really enjoyed it! Teacher was very good”…


Every Thursday 10:00 to 11:30

PLEASE NOTE: Mini MIMA runs during Middlesbrough Council school term dates. These are interactive workshops for under-fives and their adults. They encourage creative play and experimental making. The sessions start…

Spotlight Tours

Tuesday to Saturday 12.30pm and 3.00pm, Sundays 1.00pm

Our team provide free daily tours, giving their thoughts on artworks, exhibitions and architecture. Tours run from Tuesday to Saturday 12:30 and 15:00 and on a Sunday at 13:00. Head…

Photographed from above, a fresh pineapple lies in pieces, as though smashed on the concrete ground.

Hearing From Artists: Zina Saro-Wiwa

2 April 2020 6:00 pm

Image caption:  Still from Pineapple Suicide, 2016, courtesy Zina Saro-Wiwa.   In the first of our series of Hearing From Artists where at this time of uncertainty, we are listening…

Cultural Conversations

Thursdays, 11.30am-3:00pm

These sessions support those learning English. Together we develop speaking, listening, reading and writing skills through creative games and conversations.

Self-Guided Art Trolley

Every Saturday, 1.00pm - 4.00pm

We encourage you, family and friends to explore, make and wonder using the exciting materials available on the Art Trolley. Children to be supervised by their adult at all times.

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