Yellow Giant events

Coinciding with Helen Schell’s exhibition, ‘Yellow Giant’, is a series of events in the gallery.

Saturday 12 September 2015, 2-4pm

Beyond Yellow: presentations and discussions
Colours of the Sun – Beyond Yellow: solar physics presentation with Dr Gert Botha and Dr Stephane Regnier (Northumbria University Solar Group)
Off-world Travels: talk by Helen Schell
Making sculpture in shallow space: talk by Richard Talbot (Head of Fine Art, Newcastle University)
Whole Brain Thinking – the synergy between art and science: audience discussion with Dr Helen Mason (Sun|trek, Cambridge University) and Dr Carol Davenport (Think Physics, Northumbria University)

Saturday 3 October 2015, 2-4pm
Our Dynamic Sun: Solar physics for families: presentation with Dr Helen Mason
Colouring in the Sun: make and take family workshop with Helen Schell

Helen Schell’s brightly coloured paintings and sculptures aim to be as rousing as they are radiant. […] Circles spiral; chequerboard planes tilt precariously; cones project multiple perspectives into the far distance.” More

- Robert Clark, The Guardian Guide, 5-11 September 2015 -

Kirsty Harris: From this Crude Lab

Saturday 5 September 2015

To mark the end of her residency at The Experimental Studios, London-based artist Kirsty Harris is opening her studio to the public and will be present to discuss her work. The event, From this Crude Lab, is on Saturday 5 September from 2pm with the closing celebration from 5-7pm.


Artist talk: Working the Stasis: Tending the Shadows

Dawn Felicia Knox will be joined by Frances McIntosh, Curator of Roman Collections for English Heritage, and Matthew Hearn, freelance curator and writer, in the gallery on Wednesday 8 July, 6-7:30pm in a discussion exploring the intersection of art, archaeology and conservation science.

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