NEW:

Summer Open Day 2017

The Summer Open Day will be held on Saturday 8th July 10am-2pm

Entry is free and there will be arts demonstrations, craft stalls, tombolla and refreshments. Click on Events above for more information. We hope to see you there.

NEW:

Call for work for the Bridge Users' Summer Exhibition 2017

We are looking for wall hung artwork created by Bridge users.
* Work will be selected on the basis of quality but with consideration for curation of exhibitions.
* Submissions can be made by artists who work in any medium including but not limited to ceramics, jewellery, drawing, painting, graphic art, textiles and/or photography.
* The exhibition space at the Bridge is primarily suited to work that can be fixed to a wall. There is some space for free standing small pieces in glass cabinets.
* Work must be of exhibition quality and in excellent condition.
The deadline for submissions is 3pm on Saturday 17th June.
Click here for more details.

NEW: The Bridge Centre for Visual Arts has gained charitable status and is now guaranteed a future AND a Bridge-based artist is celebrating 36 years of creating and teaching art in Darlington.

What We Do

Our Mission Statement: The Bridge provides a vibrant community led venue to support artists and encourage visual arts involvement for Darlington. Many artists who had a presence at the Arts Centre can now be found at the Bridge. It is also the home of other arts-based organisations.

The Bridge
Centre for Visual Arts
Yarm Road
Darlington
DL1 1ED

Opening hours are Monday to Friday 9am to 9pm and Saturdays 9:30am to 4:30pm.

We are a registered charity, number: 1170869

There are free car parking spaces in and around the Bridge and it is fully accessible. It is about a fifteen minute walk from the centre of town and a number of Arriva buses stop outside: 2, 3B and 12 (information provided by Arriva, May 2017 - please check before travel).