15 March 2018

Art and medicine come together at the Great North Museum

'The Heart of the Matter' exhibition at the Great North Museum: Hancock brings together art and medicine to reflect on the beauty and complexity of the human heart.

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08 March 2018

Podfo launches an insole made for you at the Great North Museum

An innovative bespoke biometric insole was launched by Newcastle-based Podfo Limited on Wednesday 7 March at the Great North Museum: Hancock.

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21 February 2018

One-Stop Carriers for Causes donation updates Segedunum's activity room

Centurion sculpture at Segedunum entrance
The learning team at Segedunum Roman Fort have been able to redecorate the museum’s activity space thanks to a donation from One-Stop Carriers for Causes at Groundwork UK.

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05 February 2018

Wanted: memories and memorabilia of South Tyneside’s mining past

A miner in hardhat 1993 at Westoe colliery
Curators at South Shields Museum would like contributions from the public for an exhibition exploring the mining heritage of South Tyneside.

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22 January 2018

Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums honour veteran race relations campaigner

Dr Hari Shukla
Dr Shukla is awarded the first ever ‘Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums Ambassador for Diversity and Inclusion’ certificate

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18 January 2018

​Memories brought to life in city arts project

Northumberland Street
Helping to develop new ways for people to share and access heritage and memories of significant events in Newcastle city centre

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22 December 2017

Gateshead Council Budget Consultation 2018/19

Gateshead Council is inviting residents, visitors, businesses, partners and employees to take part in a consultation until 6 January to gather views on their 2018/19 budget proposals.

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21 December 2017

Seeking a website developer

Get North graphic
New A History of 100 Objects website for the Great Exhibition of the North

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04 December 2017

December fun thanks to The National Lottery!

National Lottery thank you week
From 11 to 17 December 2017, we are offering a range of free events to National Lottery players.

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23 November 2017

Friends of Segedunum donate £500

Friends Chair Ken Hutchinson and Geoff Woodward, Museum Manager
The Friends of Segedunum have donated £500 to Segedunum Roman Fort to support the Museum’s exhibition programme.

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12 October 2017

‘FREEDOM’ the rallying call as exhibitions open at the Great North Museum: Hancock

Two politically-charged exhibitions inspired by Martin Luther King Jr’s 1967 speech at Newcastle University have opened at the Great North Museum: Hancock.

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06 October 2017

Sponsorship deal lights up TWAM venues

Projected Image
Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums is delighted to announce a new sponsorship deal with Projected Image UK Ltd

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27 September 2017

TWAM awarded National Lottery funding for Great Exhibition of the North

An £813,100 grant awarded by the Heritage Lottery Fund will help bring the dynamic story of the North of England to life in what is set to be one of 2018’s biggest cultural events

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07 September 2017

Green Week set to soar into action

NGCV green week
Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums (TWAM) to take part in new green initiative by Newcastle Gateshead Cultural Venues (NGCV)

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29 August 2017

Baroness Joyce Quin first Chair of new Strategic Board

Baroness Joyce Quin
Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums (TWAM) is delighted to announce that Baroness Joyce Quin has been appointed as the first Chair of the TWAM Strategic Board.

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16 August 2017

'Discotheque' to explore the lost world of vinyl wildlife recordings

A new event at Newcastle University’s Great North Museum: Hancock on Friday 1 September will delve into the esoteric and forgotten world of vinyl nature recordings.

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07 August 2017

How Newcastle gave birth to Pop Art

Hatton Gallery reopens with landmark Pioneers of Pop exhibition

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29 June 2017

South Shields Museum call-out for South Shields FC FA Vase win memorabilia

South Shields Museum exterior
Curators are seeking high quality memorabilia from the recent match victory at Wembley where South Shields FC bested Cleethorpes 4-0 to take the 2017 FA Vase

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27 June 2017

NPO funding

Cardboard inventing at Discovery Museum
Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums awarded National Portfolio Organisation (NPO), Museum Development and Bridge funding from Arts Council

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16 June 2017

UK’s most significant Mithras collections come together for rare display at the Great North Museum

A new display at Newcastle University’s Great North Museum: Hancock will feature high-profile loans from the Museum of London to illuminate the story of one of the Roman Empire’s most enigmatic gods.

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