A new home for Globe Gallery

by Globe Gallery in Newcastle Upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom

A new home for Globe Gallery
We did it
On 26th October 2019 we successfully raised £10,368 with 57 supporters in 28 days

We're creating a new home for Globe Gallery somewhere for the whole community to discover art through workshops, exhibitions and events.

by Globe Gallery in Newcastle Upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom

New stretch target


We want to raise £10,000 to create a new home for Globe Gallery - a community space for everyone to enjoy and participate in art.

In 2020, Globe Gallery is turning 25. Over the past 24+ years, the gallery has played an important role in the contemporary art scene in the North East. We've brought established artists to the city of Newcastle and supported the development of emerging artists. 

To mark our anniversary we have found a new home with space and potential to continue our work and develop a dynamic and flexible project, event, workshop, and exhibition space in the heart of the city.

Commercial union house has a rich history as a centrepiece in the fabric of modern Newcastle, and floor 7 is a fabulous space that played host to T. Dan Smith, amongst others, in its heyday. We are thrilled to have the opportunity to bring life back to floor 7, to restore and democratise this once exclusive space for use by the diverse communities of Newcastle.

Why we need your support:

We are asking for your help to raise £10,000 towards the redevelopment of the space. There’s lots of hard work needed to bring floor 7 back to life and make it fit for purpose as a calm, comfortable, and inclusive place for everyone.

One of our priorities will be to create a dedicated workshop area. This will allow us to expand our Blossom Tree project - an ongoing project which has used Globe’s exhibition programme to stimulate conversation about mental health. The new space will open opportunities for wider community workshops, training and development opportunities and talks by artists and professionals from the mental health care sector. The new space will also provide a home for an exciting new community programme, ‘In Here We Meet’, working closely with both Newcastle and Northumbria University. 

Though we’re shooting for £10,000 to make the initial infrastructural changes we need to open Floor 7, if we were to exceed that target we could do so much more. Additional funds could allow us to employ a core development and community engagement team, expanding our reach and including more people in diverse programming and workshops. We could continue to improve the space for accessibility and buy key equipment to support workshop delivery.

We are eligible for a 50% match from Crowdfund Newcastle Culture through the Community Foundation Tyne and Wear. But we must reach a target of £5,000 to secure this funding. Please help us to do this. 

REWARDS

Rewards

This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£6 or more

1 of 100 claimed

Nick Banks and Lady Kitt Red Carpet postcards

Receive a reward of 12 postcards featuring work from our current exhibition by Nick Banks and Lady Kitt. Reward to be collected from the Globe Gallery.

£6 or more

0 of 50 claimed

Nick Banks exclusive fundraising poster

An A3 poster featuring four Hollywood Idols from Nick Banks' current show. Reward to be collected from the Globe Gallery.

£6 or more

1 of 50 claimed

Lady Kitt exclusive fundraising poster

An A3 poster from Lady Kitt's current show. Reward to be collected from the Globe Gallery.

£10 or more

A big thank you

Your name on our social media as a big thank you.

£12 or more

8 of 200 claimed

Official opening of our new venue

Join us as we open our new doors for the very first time for an exclusive party. The evening, in May 2020, will celebrate our new venue as well as our 25th anniversary and will feature many of Globe’s past artists. DJs will soundtrack the night.

£20 or more

1 of 25 claimed

Limited edition photographic print

Fan of Globe photographic print by Colin Davison. Reward to be collected from the Globe Gallery.

£20 or more

3 of 50 claimed

Limited edition Muhammad Ali book

Bill Peronneau: Limited edition Muhammad Ali book. Reward to be collected from the Globe Gallery.

£20 or more

12 of 80 claimed

Memorial to Thomas Bewick tile

Mark Dion: Memorial to Thomas Bewick tile. Reward to be collected from the Globe Gallery.

£25 or more

3 of 20 claimed

Ego print

Richard Phipps: A3 Ego print. Reward to be collected from the Globe Gallery.

£45 or more

1 of 5 claimed

Set of three, Floor 7 photographic prints

A set of three black and white prints of Floor 7, Commercial Union House by photographer Colin Davison, mounted, 8x8 inches. Reward to be collected from the Globe Gallery.

£60 or more

5 of 40 claimed

Limited edition print by Paola Ciarska

Paola is one of Globe's newest discovered artist and since then she has been taking Europe by storm. Her work addresses the over-sharing of private information we witness on a daily basis turning us into self proclaimed voyeurs. This is a chance to obtain one of her limited edition pieces of work. Normally priced at £120. Reward to be collected from the Globe Gallery.

£400 or more

0 of 1 claimed

Lady Kitt: 6 Dollar Bunny Boi - Ezra Miller

Lady Kitt: Portrait of Ezra Miller cut into 6 one dollar bills.

£450 or more

1 of 2 claimed

Staff away day

An afternoon staff away day for up to 30 staff in the gallery or place of work for the Blossom tree project. The project aims to use Globe’s exhibition programme to stimulate conversation about mental health, in order to dissolve taboos and raise awareness.

£700 or more

1 of 2 claimed

Ken Byers Swan Hunter crane drawing

Ken Byers is a multi-media digital artist with an interest in apocalyptic, futuristic landscapes. In 1994 Byers began producing charcoal drawings of Swan Hunter’s cranes which were based on the Tyne. Reward to be collected from the Globe Gallery.

£35 or more

1 of 1 claimed

Limited edition Globe Investor Certificate

Ben Jeans Houghton: Limited edition Globe Investor Certificate. Reward to be collected from the Globe Gallery.

£500 or more

1 of 1 claimed

Lady Kitt hand cut $50 bill

Described as the 'next Banksy', Lady Kitt's hand cut paper cuts typically depict political figures, cultural or religious symbols, created by cutting tiny repetitive shapes from a single sheet of paper. The reward of a $50 bill with Heddy Lamar is normally priced at £1500 (Saatchi site). Reward to be collected from the Globe Gallery.

£750 or more

1 of 1 claimed

Private commission by Paola Ciarska

Paola Ciarska is one of Globe's newest discoveries and she's taking Europe by storm with her intricate pieces which chronicle a series of homes of friends, relatives and professional contacts. Commission your own piece set in your home or work. (Normal cost: £1,500).

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