Hatton Gallery

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The Quadrangle University of Newcastle
Newcastle & Gateshead
Tyne and Wear

The Hatton Gallery was opened in 1926. This university gallery is situated in the heart of the city centre with easy access to restaurants and shops. In addition to the BA and MFA Shows the Gallery has a programme of 5 or 6 temporary exhibitions each year comprising both historical and contemporary work of national and international significance.

Further information

Opening Hours:

Open Mon-Sat, 10am-5pm Closed Sundays & Bank Holidays


Admission free

Upcoming events:

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Facilities and services


  • Facilities for private functions and events
  • Library with public access
  • Object study facilities available (enquire in advance)
  • Parking for disabled available
  • Picnic area
  • Reception and lunch facilities for educational groups
  • Research facilities for academics
  • Shop
  • Study facilities
  • Toilets for disabled
  • Wheelchair access to some public areas

Facilities information:

Although we do not have a separate education room (all workshops take place in the gallery) school groups are welcome to eat packed lunches in the gallery. The African Collection is on a mezzanine balcony inaccessible to wheelchairs, but with prior notice we can bring a selection of the work down to the ground floor for visitors interested in this area. The Gallery's education programme caters for the requirements of the National Curriculum as well as running a range of workshops for adultd and special needs groups.


  • Academic publications and resources available
  • Adult lectures and courses held
  • Brochure or leaflet available with directions to museum
  • Direct teaching services for schools
  • Events and resources for children and families
  • Events/teaching/resources for people with disabilities
  • Large print information and/or interpretation
  • Member of staff available with responsibility for education
  • Object identification and/or written enquiry service
  • Pre-booking service for groups
  • Primary school education service available
  • Printed/audio-visual information available for schools
  • Secondary school education service available
  • Specialist publications on collections available
  • Teaching/resources available for HE/FE students

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