Newcastle & Gateshead

GemArts is a dynamic arts development organisation that profiles and programmes new and exciting culturally diverse arts by creating and developing high quality concerts, events, festivals, workshops and commissions with regional, national and international artists across all art forms.

GemArts is committed to delivering an ambitious and culturally eclectic programme of work, and constantly strives to produce work of the highest artistic quality, including providing a platform for artists of international significance from the UK and abroad to present their work to audiences in our region and beyond. The organisation is committed to excellence in its participatory arts practice, particularly by supporting artists working in the diversity sector, and specialises in delivering high quality arts-based projects with schools and community groups across all age ranges to provide an educational and enjoyable learning experience and to promote a greater understanding of people and their respective cultures.

Over the course of a year Gem Arts programmes over 35 high profile performances, exhibition, events and commissions, and works with around 330 individual artists. The organisation engages over 8,000 participants in its high-quality participatory arts programme, and attracts over 81,000 audience members from all communities.


Gateshead Central Library Prince Consort Road Gateshead NE8 4LN

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