Open: Tuesday - Saturday, 11am - 5pm (Thursday until 7pm), Free
Sunday, 12 noon - 4pm, Free
Closed bank holidays
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Saturday 2 August to Sunday 12 October
WAR WORK: Photographs from the Archives of Tyneside’s Armstrong Whitworth / Vickers’ Works
HIROSHIMA: Hiromi Tsuchida
Gallery Event: Talk on Japanese photography and the work of Hiromi Tsuchida by Mark Pearson, owner of Zen Foto Gallery, Tokyo. At Side Gallery, Saturday 30 August, 2.00pm, Free, All Welcome
The Good News!
The Heritage Lottery Fund has awarded Amber £1.1m for a three year project The AmberSide Collection: Access & Engagement. Side Gallery access... bigger and better gallery spaces... reduced need for thermal underwear... a study facilities with digital access to the collection and a library... better collection housing... lots of digitisation... lots more online and a really ambitious website... a whole host of projects in communities and schools... We're talking serious Christmas, here!
And in case you're wondering, the illustration doesn't mean we're going for a glass wall in the alleyway - although we were tempted. Created by xsite architecture, as part of their design, it reveals the re-imagined interior.
Read the press release here
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Help Support Amber's Unique Collection
Murray Martin, founding member of Amber
Amber has launched a new development plan that will secure its unique film and photography collection and, where possible, make it accessible online and/or on site at Side Gallery. It involves a major programme of digitisation, interpretation, web development, digital/physical access development in the gallery and improved exhibition facilities. If you would like to know more, click here.
Your help and support is important. If you would like to make a financial contribution, CLICK HERE. Volunteers will be able help with the fundraising campaign and with the programme of work. If you would like to become involved or if there are other ways you think you can support these developments, please contact us.