Monday - Friday 10.00-18.00
except Tuesdays 10.30-18.00

Level 2
Pre-booking required, reference only.
Please call 0191 478 1810 or email

The BALTIC Library & Archive is a unique free resource for the study of contemporary art and design which can be accessed both in the building and via the internet. The Library contains an expanding collection of books, DVDs, Videos and periodicals while the Archive contains a wealth of information about past, present and future BALTIC projects including press cuttings, publicity and images. The Library & Archive has a relaxed study area with internet access and is an ideal place to explore the wider world of contemporary art. The Library & Archive is free to use.


For those unable to visit the building, BALTIC has an online archive, accessible from any computer, which contains images, videos and information about our programme.

Click here to use the online archive.