Current Exhibitions

The Customs House Gallery is open Tuesday-Sunday, 10:00-17:00.

Takeover Open Art Exhibition

Monday 27 May-Sunday 30 June

The Takeover 2024 Open Art Exhibition celebrates the artistic talent of young creators in the North East as part of the annual Takeover Festival. This year’s exhibition unites artists from different backgrounds and age groups, including individual artists, youth groups, and schools.

This year’s Takeover Exhibition brings together a wide selection of different art forms from painting to sculpture while exploring various themes such as the natural landscape, portraiture, sweet things and clothing.

This year’s Takeover Open Exhibition has been generously supported by the Together Forever Trust.

Virtual Tour:

Click and drag the screen to rotate the camera, then click the arrows on the floor to move around the gallery space. Click on the artwork to view a close-up.


If you are interested in exhibiting in our gallery or have any queries about our exhibitions or art workshops, please email [email protected]