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 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” 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 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 is a Youth Music funded project led by GemArts and working in partnership with the Sage Gateshead, CHAT Trust, North Benwell Youth Project, Excelsior Academy, Linhope PRU, Life Transformation Church and West Walker Family Centre. Since 2013 this project has offered music making opportunities for more than 130 young people in Newcastle each week.