info@gemarts.org · +44 (0)191 440 4124

GemArts

Omens – making futures

Omens – making futures

Omens – making futures takes its inspiration from the tradition of molybdomancy - a divining practice from ancient times involving melting metal over an open fire and pouring it into cold water and then interpreting the resulting form.

Omens – making futures is a participatory art project by artist Henna Asikainen. It is being produced in partnership with Gem Arts and Allenheads Contemporary Arts and is funded by Arts Council England and The Finnish Institute in London.

Don't Do It - We Rise Up! Anti Discrimination Music Project

Don't Do It - We Rise Up! Anti Discrimination Music Project

Anti discrimimation Music Project with musicians Kema Sikazwe and Adam Cogden.
Funded by PCC

#endmatecrime

#endmatecrime

#endmatecrime
GemArts animation and design project to raise awareness of Mate Crime, working with The Gateshead Hoiusing Company customer led Equality, Diversity and Inclusion group and  Changing Lives Gateshead. Artist: Tommy Anderson.

Catalyst Evolve

Catalyst Evolve

GemArts, Equal Arts and The Lawnmowers consortium one of 140 projects awarded Arts Council England’s Catalyst Evolve fund to develop fundraisin and raise philanthropic income.  

GemArts Masala Festival

GemArts Masala Festival

GemArts award winning Masala Festival is a mix and blend of the finest South Asian Arts and Culture, presented over one week across the North East of England. 

Khyal: Music and Imagination

Khyal: Music and Imagination

Khyal: Music and Imagination” is an AHRC-funded partnership project based at Durham University. The project aims to stimulate new forms of artistic production based on interactions between performers, ethnomusicologists and visual artists, and to promote public engagement with music and visual arts. GemArts and Durham University worked with visual Artists, local schools and live musicians to create brand new work for an exciting exhibition displayed in the Laing Art Gallery in November 2016. 

GemArts Riverside Ragas

GemArts Riverside Ragas

GemArts Riverside Ragas concert series matches an exceptional performance programme with informative pre concert talks, in conversations or masterclasses for those who want to learn more about Indian music. 

East by North East

East by North East

East by North East is a Youth Music funded project led by GemArts, working in partnership with the Sage Gateshead, CHAT Trust,  North Benwell Youth Project, Excelsior Academy, Benfield School, Life Transformation Church and Gateshead Council's Resettlement Team. Established in 2013, this project has gone from strength to strength and now offers music making opportunities for more than 170 young people across Newcastle and Gateshead each week.