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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Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the information displayed here is accurate, always check with the venue before attending (especially during the Coronavirus pandemic, more advice).
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Art Deco by the Sea

Art Deco by the Sea is the first major exhibition to explore how the Art Deco style transformed the British seaside during the 1920s and 30s. Art Deco became the style of pleasure and leisure, as coastal resorts were modernised, new resorts established and transport networks modernised, to meet the needs of a new age in…

Sat 17 Oct

£12 / 0191 232 7734

Sun 18 Oct

£12 / 0191 232 7734

Tue 20 Oct

£12 / 0191 232 7734

…and 109 more dates until 27 Feb 2021

Art Deco-style ice-cream sundae bowls workshop

Join Muddy Fingers Pottery at the Laing to make ice-cream sundae bowls, which can also be used as small vases, inspired by the Laing's summer exhibition Art Deco By The Sea! No experience necessary but we do ask that you are over 16 years old. All materials, equipment and firings are provided for you to create a sundae…

Sat 18 Jul

£35 / 0191 232 7734

Bird Bath Making

Join Muddy Fingers Pottery for an afternoon of clay at the Laing Art Gallery. With a professional ceramics tutor on hand to advise and inspire, the session will start with a short demonstration on how to assemble and decorate your bird bath then it’s over to you to get creative. There’ll be lots of stamps and mark making…

Sat 20 Jun

Cancelled / 0191 232 7734

Cheese Boards and a Brie Baker Making

Fired just in time for Christmas, join the team at Muddy Fingers for an afternoon of clay at the Laing Art Gallery. This session has been devised just for the Laing, perfect as a Christmas gift for cheese lovers or for yourself to use during the festive period and beyond! Your creations will then be taken back to Muddy…

Sat 21 Nov

£35 / 0191 232 7734

Chris Killip: The Last Ships

Chris Killip: The Last Ships Chris Killip’s photographs document the lives of working people and their resilience of spirit while at the same time recording the steady decline of industrial Britain. This exhibition, drawing from his archive, includes previously unpublished photographs of shipbuilding on Tyneside.

Tue 2 Jun

Free / 0191 232 7734

Wed 3 Jun

Free / 0191 232 7734

Thu 4 Jun

Free / 0191 232 7734

…and 49 more dates until 31 Jul

Christmas oil burner workshop

Join Muddy Fingers Pottery at the Laing to make a Christmas oil burner for yourself or to give as a gift. No experience necessary but we do ask that you are over 16 years old. All materials, equipment and firings are provided for you to create a Christmas oil burner. With two expert tutors on hand to advise and…

Sat 5 Dec

£35 / 0191 232 7734

Collection Display Gallery

From 10 November our collection will be re-displayed with a new selection from the Laing's extensive collections. Many new choices are on show alongside favourite pictures by William Holman Hunt and John Martin, and the display ranges from the 15th century to the present. It includes pictures of people enjoying themselves…

Tue 2 Jun

Free / 0191 232 7734

Wed 3 Jun

Free / 0191 232 7734

Thu 4 Jun

Free / 0191 232 7734

…and 49 more dates until 31 Jul

CURRENTLY CLOSED: Watercolour at War

Following new advice in response to the COVID 19 pandemic and in line with other cultural organisations, we have taken the difficult decision to close the Laing Art Gallery from 5pm on Wednesday 18 March. This is provisionally until 1 May 2020 but we will be reviewing the situation and updating if anything changes.

Tue 2 Jun

Free / 0191 232 7734

Wed 3 Jun

Free / 0191 232 7734

Thu 4 Jun

Free / 0191 232 7734

…and 14 more dates until 20 Jun

CURRENTLY CLOSED: William and Evelyn De Morgan: 'Two of the Rarest Spirits of the Age’

Following advice in response to the COVID 19 pandemic we took the decision to close the Laing Art Gallery on Wednesday 18 March until further notice. We will be monitoring government guidance and share any new information about access when this is available. In the meantime, we’re creating digital experiences and…

Tue 2 Jun

£10 / 0191 232 7734

Wed 3 Jun

£10 / 0191 232 7734

Thu 4 Jun

£10 / 0191 232 7734

…and 14 more dates until 20 Jun

Explore the Laing Art Gallery from home

Please support our work by texting LAING 3 to give £3, LAING 5 to give £5 or LAING 10 to give £10 to 70085. Texts cost your donation plus one standard message rate. Thank you from everyone at the Laing Art Gallery. Explore the Laing Art Gallery from home with Google Arts & Culture. You can use Google's…

Tue 2 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 232 7734

Wed 3 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 232 7734

Thu 4 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 232 7734

…and 49 more dates until 31 Jul

Fused Glass Workshop

Create a colourful glass panel in this workshop.

Sat 6 Jun

Cancelled / 0191 232 7734

Sat 4 Jul

£45 / 0191 232 7734

Sat 5 Sep

£45 / 0191 232 7734

…and 3 more dates until 5 Dec

The Laing Art Gallery at home - colouring sheets

Please support our work by texting LAING 3 to give £3, LAING 5 to give £5 or LAING 10 to give £10 to 70085. Texts cost your donation plus one standard message rate. Thank you from everyone at the Laing Art Gallery. Colour in your own version of some of our most popular paintings. Suitable for all ages, children and…

Tue 2 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 232 7734

Wed 3 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 232 7734

Thu 4 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 232 7734

…and 49 more dates until 31 Jul

The Laing Art Gallery at home - Little Artists

Please support our work by texting LAING 3 to give £3, LAING 5 to give £5 or LAING 10 to give £10 to 70085. Texts cost your donation plus one standard message rate. Thank you from everyone at the Laing Art Gallery. While the Laing Art Gallery is closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we'll be sharing some activities you…

Tue 2 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 232 7734

Wed 3 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 232 7734

Thu 4 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 232 7734

…and 49 more dates until 31 Jul

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 2 Jun

Free / 0191 232 7734

Wed 3 Jun

Free / 0191 232 7734

Thu 4 Jun

Free / 0191 232 7734

…and 49 more dates until 31 Jul

Teapot Making Workshop

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

Sat 12 Sep

£35 / 0191 232 7734

Teapot making workshop

Back due to popular demand, join Muddy Fingers Pottery at the Laing to make a teapot for those winter days! All materials, equipment and firings are provided for you to create a handmade teapot, and the Laing provides the inspiration for this creative afternoon. With two expert tutors on hand to advise and inspire…

Sat 12 Sep

£35 / 0191 232 7734

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