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Kielder Art & Architecture


  • Kielder Art & Architecture, Kielder Water & Forest Park, Northumberland, NE48 1BX (map)

The landscape around Kielder Water & Forest Park has inspired the creation of an award-winning collection of art and architecture that responds to the scale of its unique environment and fascinating history.

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The collection includes more than 20 works, from Kielder Skyspace by internationally acclaimed artist James Turrell to the iconic Silvas Capitalis - a giant timber head that watches and listens to the nuances of forest life.

Recent artworks include: Fiona Curran’s ‘The grass seemed darker than ever’; ‘Castles, Follies and Elephants’, a series of colourful and surprising sculptures by Harper/Perry; and ‘Bakethin Hide’, designed in collaboration with Newcastle University School of Architecture.

Visitors can also join our experienced art curator on a minibus tour to explore the Park’s most well-known artworks. 

Information:

Summer tour dates are as follows: Sunday 27 May, Sundays 8 July and 22 July, Sunday 12 August, Wednesday 22 August and Sunday 9 September.

Advance booking required on: 0845 1550236 or visit www.kielderartandarchitecture.com

Website: www.kielderartandarchitecture.com or www.visitkielder.com

Contact: info@visitkielder.com or 0845 155 0236

Address: Kielder Art & Architecture, Kielder Water & Forest Park, Northumberland, NE48 1BX

Kielder Water & Forest Park is open 24/7 all year. See website for details of opening times of facilities.

 

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