BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art is an international leader in the ambitious and distinctive presentation, commissioning, development and communication of contemporary visual art.
BALTIC is a place where visitors can experience innovative and provocative new art, relax, have fun, learn and discover fresh ideas.
BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art is a major international centre for contemporary art located on the banks of the River Tyne in Gateshead. It presents a constantly changing, ambitious programme of exhibitions and events, and is a world leader in the presentation, commissioning and communication of contemporary visual art.
In the last 10 years BALTIC has welcomed nearly 5 million visitors. It has gained a reputation for presenting innovative and cutting edge work and has exhibited nearly 200 artists from 50 countries. BALTIC remains a major commissioner of contemporary visual art and to date has commissioned over 30 new works, enabling it to support established and emerging artists to push boundaries of contemporary art practise.