Curators' blog

Women in Pictures – Part III: Between the wars by Janette Bell

For some time now I’ve been a volunteer in TWAM’s Documentation Team at Discovery.  I’ve been...

Paul Nash, a Romantic Surrealist

This lovely picture, Landscape from a Dream, is a highlight of the surrealist-influenced pictures in...

The Sound of the Singing Sands: Part 1

Inspired by a collection of ‘Singing Sand’ samples in the Great North Museum: Hancock rock colle...

‘Vote Leave’ campaign to remain in the South Shields Museum & Art Gallery collection – A guest post by work placement student Ellen Mackenzie

On 23 June 2016, the people of the UK swarmed to polling stations to cast their vote on the future o...