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Adults and Communities

The Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art welcomes group visits from adult learners and community groups.  There are a number of ways to engage with the offer for adults and community groups are NGCA:

The outreach programme aims to engage and inspire a cross section of the city's local communities with contemporary art and practice. By working creatively with partners across sectors, we hope to offer creative opportunities that enrich people's lives and support their sense of wellbeing.

Group visits

We can offer your group a short welcome and introduction to the exhibition led by a member of staff from the programme, learning or front of house team.  Please contact NGCA to discuss your requirements. 

Access to exhibitions and group visits are free of charge.
To book a group visit to the gallery please contact us on 0191 561 8452.

Adult Courses

Want to learn a new skill?  Why not come along and join one of the beginners' courses for adults taking place in Sunderland City Library? 

Courses for adults this term include; sketching and watercolour painting, creative writing, botanical painting and pottery making for beginners.  Contact the enquiry desk on 0191 561 1235 or email: