Thought Foundation


July Exhibitions Submission

28th May 2017 | Gareth

We are now planning our next exhibtion... "We’re All Going On A Summer Holiday"

Thought Foundation are curating an immersive, multi-disciplinary exhibition as a creative response to holidays, summer and nostalgic times. We are seeking submissions from artists who work in: Film/ Photography/ Painting/ Sculpture/ Installation/ Light/ Sound/ Poetry/ Written/ Spoken Word Art/ Performance.

If your would like more information click here.


Summer Holidays Brief: holiday exhibition brief.pdf

Meet & Make Workshop

18th May 2017 | Gareth

FREE Drop-In Art Workshop


Saturday 20th May 2017, 14:00 -16:00

Suitable for families with children under 13

Join BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art as we take artist Helen Pailing to The Thought Foundation where you and your family can experiment with Recycled materials. Inspired by BALTIC's Rodney Graham exhibition, turn 35mm film into an exciting creation, get imaginative with all things film, tape and then create!


More info here

Let us please introduce ourselves !!!

1st May 2017 | Gareth

We have lots of lovely new followers this week, so we thought it would be beneficial to you all to give a quick overview of who we are and our plans. We are family behind Thought Foundation, Leanne founder, artist, arts facilitator, creative, Gareth founder environmentalist, creative and good all rounder, our 2 little girls, Josie and Boadie who both help and inspire, Hayley is our 3rd irreplaceable director, creative to the core, business minded and university lecturer.


We have transformed a run down vehicle repair shop into a creative space, gallery, shop, cafe, play space and workshop. Importantly to us we are a community interest company.


We have completed the built on a creative shoe string, driven by offering creativity to our community. We are now finally open (Tuesday - Saturday 10am to 4pm) in ClarityHouse, Birtley, Durham Road, DH3 2TB (opposite Jewson).


We are really keen to meet you lot so pop along soon!