Behind-the-Scenes Tours

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Delve into the Shipley stores to learn more about the history and stories behind the portraits



Thursday 15 March

Thursday 19 April

Thursday 17 May

Thursday 21 June

Thursday 13 September

Thursday 18 October

Thursday 22 November

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Time 2-3.30pm

Price £2.50

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Changing faces: Portraits of the Shipley collection

Join Gateshead U3A members for an insightful behind-the-scenes tour where you will discover some of the hidden portraits of the Shipley Art Gallery's impressive painting collection and learn more about their history and stories.

The tour will be followed by refreshments in the main gallery.

Dates for the tours are listed on this page, but if independent groups would like to book onto an additional tour, please email Ruth Sheldon, Project Coordinator at the Shipley Art Gallery to inquire about availability. (Max 10 people per tour)