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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Afternoon Tea

Available every Saturday between 12 October 2019 - 22 February 2020, to coincide with The Enchanted Interior exhibition. Café Laing provides a perfect setting to relax with your loved ones. Spoil your nearest and dearest with our range of delicious sandwiches and intricate sweet treats. Upgrade your experience with our…

Sun 17 Nov

£16 / 0191 232 7734

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Tue 19 Nov

£16 / 0191 232 7734

Wed 20 Nov

£16 / 0191 232 7734

…and 78 more dates until 22 Feb 2020

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 23 Nov

Sold out / 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 This exhibition, drawing from his archive, includes previously unpublished photographs of shipbuilding on Tyneside.

Sun 17 Nov

Free / 0191 232 7734

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Tue 19 Nov

Free / 0191 232 7734

Wed 20 Nov

Free / 0191 232 7734

…and 47 more dates until 17 Jan 2020

Christmas at the Laing

Join us at the Laing for a day of festvities and choral performances by The Andreas Ensemble. Please see below line-up for more information. 11am-12pm in Marble Hall and 2-3pm in Upper Rotunda Formed in 2005 in Bishop Auckland, The Andreas Ensemble comprises of a group of singers dedicated to performing The…

Sat 7 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 232 7734

Christmas Candle Making Workshop

Create your very own Christmas Candle using natural soy wax. Louise Rea from Neal's Yard Remedies will show you how to choose bespoke blends to create a fragrant festive candle to take home. Please note this event will take place in the Learning Room.

Sat 7 Dec

£15 / 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…

Sun 17 Nov

Free / 0191 232 7734

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Tue 19 Nov

Free / 0191 232 7734

Wed 20 Nov

Free / 0191 232 7734

…and 47 more dates until 17 Jan 2020

The Crystal Gaze by Ursula Mayer

This film forms part of The Enchanted Interior, an exhibition which traces the motif of the interior as a ‘gilded cage’ where women may be confined, exploring how this idea was crystallised in the work of nineteenth-century artists, as it haunts the work of twentieth-century artists, and as it is itself captured and…

Sun 17 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 232 7734

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Tue 19 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 232 7734

Wed 20 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 232 7734

…and 78 more dates until 22 Feb 2020

Drop and Christmas Shop

Pick up some last minute Christmas shopping while your kids are kept occupied with seasonal art activities at Laing.

Sat 14 Dec

£15 / 0191 232 7734

Sat 21 Dec

£15 / 0191 232 7734

Sun 17 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 232 7734

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Tue 19 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 232 7734

Wed 20 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 232 7734

…and 78 more dates until 22 Feb 2020

Fused Glass Workshop

Create a colourful glass panel in this workshop.

Sat 23 Nov

£45 / 0191 232 7734

Sat 1 Feb 2020

Sold out / 0191 232 7734

Sat 7 Mar 2020

Sold out / 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 14 Mar 2020

£35 / 0191 232 7734

Laing's Little Artists

Art workshops for ages 1–5.

Tue 19 Nov

£4 / 0191 232 7734

Tue 26 Nov

£4 / 0191 232 7734

Tue 3 Dec

£4 / 0191 232 7734

…and 2 more dates until 17 Dec

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…

Sun 17 Nov

Free / 0191 232 7734

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Tue 19 Nov

Free / 0191 232 7734

Wed 20 Nov

Free / 0191 232 7734

…and 47 more dates until 17 Jan 2020

Saturday Art Class

Inclusive art class for 10–15 year-olds.

Sat 7 Dec

Sold out / 0191 232 7734

Sat 21 Dec

Sold out / 0191 232 7734

Sat 4 Jan 2020

Sold out / 0191 232 7734

…and 5 more dates until 21 Mar 2020

Tapas dishes making workshop

Make a duo of tapas dishes with Muddy Fingers at this friendly and informal pottery session. There will be two professional tutors on hand to show you how to use slabs, stamps and templates to make your very own dishes - one large for flatbreads or crudités and one smaller for dips! As all of the bowls will be food…

Sat 8 Feb 2020

£35 / 0191 232 7734

Teapot Making Workshop

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

Sat 18 Jan 2020

£35 / 0191 232 7734

Watercolour at War

Watercolour at War is the first in a series of exhibitions that critically examine why artists have chosen to use watercolour. During the First and Second World Wars, war artists used watercolour out of necessity. The medium is portable, adaptable and quicker-drying than oil paint meaning that they could work at speed to…

Sun 17 Nov

Free / 0191 232 7734

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Tue 19 Nov

Free / 0191 232 7734

Wed 20 Nov

Free / 0191 232 7734

…and 47 more dates until 17 Jan 2020

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