I worry for our dear friend Jean. She kindly attended the One Planet Middlesbrough Town Meal, at our invitation, with her sister Morag earlier this summer. When collecting old mail from Melrose House (the former TVA Towers) I stumbled across this letter to Morag from Jean, but addressed to us and at our old address […] READ MORE
One of our former trustees, James Beighton, stumbled across this advert for the Cleveland Visual Arts Festival on this day in 1989 whilst doing some of his doctoral research… Thanks James!
Read more about the TVA Collection here.
Throughout the 80s and 90s Tees Valley Arts was one of the largest commissioners of Public Art in the North East, perhaps the whole UK, though documented at the time this activity has never been documented by Tees Valley Arts on our website or in print. As part of mima’s localism project we’d like to document the […] READ MORE
A great way to celebrate Black History Month – Teesside University and Tees Valley Arts are thrilled and delighted to invite you along to enjoy an evening of Words n Dub, brought to us by two living legends – Benjamin Zephaniah and Dennis Bovell. Benjamin Zephaniah – Britain’s most recognisable and popular poet – surely […] READ MORE
Earlier today Tees Valley Arts, as arts partners of River Tees Rediscovered, were at the Tees Barrage with the Canal & Rivers Trust working with artist Adam Bligh to create a bottle top mural to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the commissioning of the barrage. As part of the open day it was possible to […] READ MORE