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Friday 14 June Those of you in Newcastle might pop into the University Gallery to see A British Journey, photographs by Nick Danziger.

Friday 14 June

Those of you in Newcastle might pop into the University Gallery to see A British Journey, photographs by Nick Danziger. In 1994 Danziger spent the summer with people living on the poverty line. At 7.30 pm on 20 June Channel Four will screen the last programme in a series documenting his journey. Until 5 July.

Venue: The University Gallery, University of Northumbria,

Sandyford Rd, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 8ST.

Details: 0191-227 4424.

Saturday 15 June

In The 228th Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, internationally acclaimed and less well-known painters, sculptors, printmakers and architects exhibit their work. Work is for sale, prices starting at less than 100. Until 18 August.

Venue: Royal Academy of Arts, Piccadilly, London W1.

Details: 0171-494 5678.

Saturday 15 June 6.30pm

The sixth annual Academy Architecture lecture is presented by Professor Hans Hollein. In 1985 Hollein won the Pritzker Architecture prize, and his projects include the Frankfurt am Main Museum of Modern Art and the Museum of Vulcanology in France.

Venue: Royal Academy of Arts, Piccadilly, London W1.

Details: 0171-494 5678.

Monday 17 June

Alternatively, you could visit the latest Viaduct exhibition by Belgian furniture designer Maarten van Severen. In this first UK exhibition of his work are pieces in Bakelite, polyester, plywood and aluminium. Until 29 June.

Venue: Viaduct, 1-10 Summer’s Street, London EC1.

Details: 0171-278 8456.

Tuesday 18 June

Over the next three days Multimedia ’96 takes place at London’s Business Design Centre. You can view the latest computer products and services, seminars, presentations and demonstrations. Until 20 June.

Venue: Business Design Centre, Upper Street, London N1.

Details: 0171-359 3535.

Thursday 20 June 6.30pm

Perhaps this evening’s lecture by Charles Saumarez Smith titled Making Space For Art – What Do The Public Want? could be of interest? Smith, director of London’s National Portrait Gallery, presents an overview of the development plans for the gallery and will consider how museums and galleries are changing with National Lottery funds.

Venue: Jarvis Hall, RIBA Architecture Centre, 66 Portland Place, London W1.

Details: 0171-631 0460.

Future Dates

Wednesday 26 June 6pm

An Art & Architecture society lecture takes place tonight.

Graham Cooper will talk about contemporary art and architecture in Japan. Just turn up on the door.

Venue: The Gallery, 70 Cowcross Street, London EC1.

Wednesday 26 June

Book now for The Youth Perspective: Getting into their heads! If you are targeting the youth market these seminars on what kids spend their money on could be of interest to you.

Case-studies take place throughout the day and guest speakers include Roy Edmondson from Levi Strauss.

Venue: The Ministry of Sound, 103 Gaunt St, London SE1.

Details: 0171-378 6528.

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