NEW: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. Join us for a joint celebration on Friday 7th April from 7pm - late. There will be live music and refreshments. For more inromation call 01325 244174. Click on the Events link above for more details.
NEW: Stone Art and Fabric Sculpture workshops in April and May. Come and discover Powertex, a versatile fabric hardener which allows you to create stunning fabric sculptures and much more. On Saturday 8th April from 2 - 4pm, Curiosity Contrary will be having a workshop where you will be able to create three gorgeous 'stone' eggs of your own design. The cost is £24 per person. In a second workshop on Saturday 13th May (1:45 - 4:15pm) , you will use Powertex fabric hardener to transform a wine bottle into a stunning piece of art. This workshop costs £26 per person. All materials will be provided at both workshops and no experience is necessary. For more information see the Events page or go to www.curiously-contrary.co.uk to book. Places are limited, so please book early.
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.
Centre for Visual Arts
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: 11, 12A, 13A, 13B and 14 (information provided by Arriva, June 2012).