Newcastle's first Studio of Sanctuary

by D6: Culture in Transit in Newcastle Upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom

We did it
On 26th February 2020 we successfully raised £5,550 with 88 supporters in 35 days

We are raising funds to support artists who are refugees or asylum seekers by creating Newcastle’s first Studio of Sanctuary.

by D6: Culture in Transit in Newcastle Upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom

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Claire Webster Saaremets 20th February 2020

This is a wonderfully respectful opportunity for artists who've arrived here to have a safe space to create. Do let us know if we can support in any way e.g. free tickets to see events or visits to hear more about their work.


This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£10 or more

£10 Reward

A dedication on our website.

£25 or more

£25 Reward

A thank-you postcard and a special preview of the Studio of Sanctuary when renovation is complete.

£50 or more

£50 Reward

A thank-you postcard and an invitation to lunch with the artists in the studio.

£100 or more

2 of 15 claimed

£100 Reward

A thank-you postcard and a limited addition print from the first year of the residency programme.

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