The Importance of Being Ernest

The Art of Albert Ernest Black (1883-1963)

Portrait of Albert Ernest Black


Until Saturday 2 February

Visitor Information


Monday - Friday 10 - 5pm

Saturday 11am - 4pm

Closed Sunday


No charge, donations welcome


A collection of paintings by Albert Ernest Black.  Black was born in North Shields in 1882, he loved sketching and devoted the last 30 years of his life, until his death in 1963, to his art. South Shields was a popular subject of his work.

The art in this exhibition has been selected by members of the WEA history group.