Laing Art Gallery

Laing Art Gallery
New Bridge Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE1 8AG
  • Telephone 0191 232 7734
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  • Website www.twmuseums.org.uk/laing
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18th and 19th Century Gallery

Important Pre-Raphaelite paintings by William Holman Hunt and Edward Burne-Jones are on display alongside a group of paintings by Newcastle’s outstanding historical painter John Martin. The 18th and 19th century collections at the Laing are extensive, including works by nationally and internationally-renowned artists…

Tue 16 Jan

Free / 0191 232 7734

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Wed 17 Jan

Free / 0191 232 7734

Thu 18 Jan

Free / 0191 232 7734

…and 47 more dates until 14 Mar

Art School: February Half Term For 11-16 Year Olds

Tuesday 13 February - Thursday 15 February10am - 3pm, booking essential (early drop off from 9.30am and late pick up until 3.30pm)�75 per participant (An additional charge of �20 applies if participating in Explore Arts Award*)Be prepared to make new friends, get messy and have fun!Our three-day art school will keep teens…

Tue 13 Feb

£75–£95 / 0191 232 7734

Big Wednesday: It's all a bit abstract

Bring your young budding artists along to find out more about abstract art. Learn how to turn objects into amazing abstract compositions using paint, collage and sculpture. Be inspired by the work of Sean Scully and Henry Moore. NB: This is an activity for families to enjoy together. Children must be supervised at all…

Wed 14 Feb

£3 / 0191 232 7734

Bomberg

Despite scandalous critical neglect within his own lifetime, David Bomberg (1890 – 1957) is nowadays recognized as one of the 20th century’s leading British artists. This major reassessment of his life and career is the first full Bomberg exhibition for more than a decade, and marks the 60th anniversary of the artist’s…

Sat 17 Feb

£10 / 0191 232 7734

Sun 18 Feb

£10 / 0191 232 7734

Tue 20 Feb

£10 / 0191 232 7734

…and 86 more dates until 28 May

Fused Glass Workshop

Create a colourful glass panel in this workshop.

Sat 17 Mar

£45 / 0191 232 7734

Sat 28 Apr

£45 / 0191 232 7734

Sat 9 Jun

£45 / 0191 232 7734

…and 3 more dates until 24 Nov

Glenn Brown

In 2017, the Laing Art Gallery was the first recipient of the Contemporary Art Society’s ‘Great Works’ scheme. A spectacular work by Glenn Brown was gifted to the collection, and this exhibition will continue to build on the Laing's relationship with the artist. Glenn Brown was born in nearby Hexham and is one of the…

Sat 16 Jun

Free Donations welcome / 0191 232 7734

Sun 17 Jun

Free Donations welcome / 0191 232 7734

Tue 19 Jun

Free Donations welcome / 0191 232 7734

…and 108 more dates until 21 Oct

Hip flask making workshop

Hip Flask making with Muddy Fingers Pottery is a new session for the Laing in 2018. All materials, equipment and firings are provided for you to create a handmade hipflask, and the Laing provides the inspiration for this creative session. Learn how to decorate and assemble the various parts of your hipflask, which…

Sat 20 Jan

£35 / 0191 232 7734

Jug making workshop

Make a beautiful jug to use or display. With two expert tutors on hand to advise and inspire, you will make a handmade jug of your own design during the half-day session. All materials, equipment and firings are provided. Learn how to decorate and assemble the various parts of your jug, which will then be taken back…

Sat 24 Feb

£35 / 0191 232 7734

Laing's Little Artists

Art workshops for ages 1–5.

Tue 16 Jan

£3–£6 / 0191 232 7734

  • 10:30

Tue 23 Jan

£3–£6 / 0191 232 7734

Tue 30 Jan

£3–£6 / 0191 232 7734

…and 7 more dates until 27 Mar

Nele/Nellie by Fiona Tan

An elegant video work by contemporary artist Fiona Tan joins the Laing's 18th and 19th century display, having been acquired through a partnership with BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, with the support of the Sfumato Foundation and the Art Fund, with the generous assistance of the artist and Frith Street Gallery…

Tue 16 Jan

Free Donations welcome / 0191 232 7734

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Wed 17 Jan

Free Donations welcome / 0191 232 7734

Thu 18 Jan

Free Donations welcome / 0191 232 7734

…and 47 more dates until 14 Mar

Northern Spirit

Northern Spirit is a major permanent exhibition celebrating the achievements of artists, manufacturers and makers from the North East of England. Here you can find out more about some of the objects which are on show in the new Northern Spirit display. Internationally acclaimed art from the Laing Art Gallery’s…

Tue 16 Jan

Free / 0191 232 7734

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Wed 17 Jan

Free / 0191 232 7734

Thu 18 Jan

Free / 0191 232 7734

…and 47 more dates until 14 Mar

Teapot Making Workshop

Participants will be able, using the facilities and materials provide, design and make a teapot of their very own.

Sat 28 Apr

£35 / 0191 232 7734

Sat 28 Jul

£35 / 0191 232 7734

Under 5s' area

Our under 5s' room is especially for our youngest visitors, where they can dress up, run around and explore. The big mirror and painted landscape means dressing up becomes even more exciting and there are plenty of toys as well. You'll also find a place to park push chairs and seats where you can feed babies.

Tue 16 Jan

Free Donations welcome / 0191 232 7734

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Wed 17 Jan

Free Donations welcome / 0191 232 7734

Thu 18 Jan

Free Donations welcome / 0191 232 7734

…and 47 more dates until 14 Mar

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