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Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art is currently relocating from Sunderland City Council to University of Sunderland. NGCA staff are now based at National Glass Centre, part of the University of Sunderland - we therefore have new contact details - you can find them on our Contacts page here.

Planning is in place for a new gallery space to be built and re-opened later this year; watch out for more detailed information due to be announced this summer.
During this transition, NGCA are pleased to present a programme of exhibitions and events offsite around the North East and beyond, both nationally and internationally. There will also be a focus on maintaining a presence within Sunderland in the build up to the city's bid to become UK City of Culture 2021, with an offsite events programme and family workshops.     

We are also working to create a new collection of contemporary art, in partnership with National Glass Centre, with the support of University of Sunderland, Arts Council England, Sunderland City Council and other partners. 


Chad McCail: 'Liars of Earth'

Preview: Friday 23 June, 6 - 8pm

Exhibition: 24 June - 8 October 2017

National Productivity Investment Fund PhD Studentships 2017

As part of its Industrial Strategy, the government recently announced a National Productivity Investment Fund (NPIF) to support an additional 1000 PhD studentships to start on 1 October 2017.

The University of Sunderland are offering exciting opportunities to research with local partners, including Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art.

Please see the website for details of the research fields available.

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We are proud to work in partnership with the National Glass Centre