5 – 7pm
MIMA (Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art)
Alongside works from the National Portrait Gallery collection with connections to the city and the River Tees, the exhibition showcases a number of new commissions. These include works by local artists such as young people from the National Saturday Club in collaboration with artist Bobby Benjamin; pupils from St Mary’s Catholic Primary School in collaboration with artist Diane Watson and a series of river portraits created with photographer and story catcher Gilmar Ribeiro. It also includes new works from The Club, a group of elders working with artist to produce new artworks for the MIMA shop.