Museums Northumberland is the lead body for a consortium of organisations delivering the ambitious bait programme in South East Northumberland.

bait works in partnership to support more people in South East Northumberland to create and take part in inspiring and high quality arts experiences. All projects aim to build a stronger future with the people who live here.

Our Funders

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Our Consortium

We’ve got the evidence to show that the Museums Northumberland bait partnership approach is making a real difference...
  • 92% of people taking part have a lower or medium level engagement with the arts
  • 72% of participants in the bait programme report an increased sense of wellbeing
  • Groups and partners have raised over £145,000 from applications to funders to continue working in the arts
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bait Artist Commissions - October 2020

Museums Northumberland bait is excited to invite expressions of interest from artists, arts collectives and creative companies to two creative commissions that explore the creative themes of 'heritage and community' and 'care of the environment through art, creativity and cultural activity'. Find out more