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A new commission for Cherryburn

Announcing a new commission for National Trust Cherryburn.

Last modified: Mon, 13 May 2019 13:50:21 BST

Coming this summer - new MCAHE exhibition 'Out of Place'

News of our forthcoming exhibition at the Hatton Gallery.

Last modified: Mon, 08 Apr 2019 12:04:17 BST

MCAHE Conference registration now open!

MCAHE Conference registration is now open!

Last modified: Wed, 03 Apr 2019 16:57:40 BST

Announcing our Conference Keynote Speakers

With the MCAHE conference set to take place on the 29 & 30 July 2019, we are very pleased to announce our three distinguished keynote speakers.

Last modified: Wed, 20 Mar 2019 15:42:27 GMT

MCAHE Conference – 29 & 30 July 2019

MCAHE Conference at Newcastle University 29 & 30 July 2019 – Hold the Dates!

Last modified: Tue, 18 Sep 2018 13:32:45 BST

Last in our set of 2018 MCAHE commissions launched at Belsay Hall

Last in our set of MCAHE commissions launched at Belsay Hall.

Last modified: Mon, 23 Jul 2018 14:19:08 BST

Focusing in on Contemporary Art in Heritage

The end of May and early June saw the start of MCAHE’s focus group meetings and visits to the heritage sites.

Last modified: Tue, 19 Jun 2018 15:09:40 BST

Walking, Looking and Telling Tales launched at Cherryburn

Despite some summer rain, we had an enthusiastic turn out for the opening of Mark Fairnington’s new installation at Cherryburn.

Last modified: Mon, 11 Jun 2018 15:59:07 BST

Gogmagog 'Soup Supper'

Artist Matt Stokes hosts his first 'Soup Supper' at Holy Trinity Church.

Last modified: Mon, 19 Mar 2018 16:34:28 GMT

Artists, curators and organisations - Tell us about your projects!

This week we’ve launched a new online questionnaire calling for your contributions to our national mapping of the contemporary art in heritage field.

Last modified: Tue, 20 Feb 2018 11:57:38 GMT

Gogmagog – The Voices of the Bells

Artist Matt Stokes talks about the research process and inspiration for his commission at Holy Trinity Church.

Last modified: Wed, 31 Jan 2018 16:08:50 GMT

Undisciplined Women

Artist Fiona Curran talks about her approach to the story of Mary Eleanor Bowes.

Last modified: Tue, 05 Dec 2017 10:00:38 GMT

MCAHE Research project launch event

MCAHE Research project launch event

Last modified: Tue, 28 Nov 2017 12:16:24 GMT


walkinglookingandtellingtales is the title of Mark Fairnington’s blog recording the progess of his commission for Cherryburn.

Last modified: Tue, 05 Dec 2017 10:03:36 GMT

Project presented at AHRC Heritage Conference

Presentation to AHRC Heritage Conference

Last modified: Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:16:18 BST

Commission artists announced

Three artists have now been selected to create new artworks for our research sites.

Last modified: Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:09:20 BST