The gallery aims to:
- Offer a diverse and dynamic arts programme available to all audiences.
- Provide opportunitiesfor staff, students and artists from the region and beyond to exhibit within the Waterfront Building.
- To create an out-reach programme that facilitates a broad community participation, including education, festivals and charities, as well as individuals .
- Support artists and makers from all disciplines inall stages of their professional careers by offering significant exhibition opportunities. Stage up to ten exhibitions a year.