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Laing Art Gallery

New Bridge Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8AG, England
+44 191 232 7734
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The Laing is home to an impressive collection of art and sculpture and its exhibition programme is renowned for bringing the biggest names in historic, modern and contemporary art to the North East. The Gallery has a packed programme of free events including gallery talks, family activities and artists’ events. Free entry.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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New Bridge Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8AG, England
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Reviewed yesterday

A wide ranging collection of locally collected art featuring well known artists from 18th century onwards and special exhibitions travelling the country.Nice Cafe too.

Thank Paul T
Reviewed 5 days ago

This small art gallery is located opposite the Newcastle City Library. It doesn't have a lot of exhibition space but their collection is pretty good. There's a whole section of the ground floor dedicated to North East paintings, with some amazing ones of 18th and...More

Thank Alexandre C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have always enjoyed both the special exhibitions and the café - they complement each other! Café serves a good soup, or sandwiches, and very rich cakes. Special exhibitions and regular exhibitions are thoughtfully laid out with informative and gripping commentary. Lately it seems you need...More

Thank Hugo M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Its worth popping into the gallery but not worth going out of your way to see it. There are a number of very interesting works and I especially liked some of the paintings of Newcastle back a few hundred years ago. HOWEVER.. I was shocked...More

1  Thank Biztraveller74
Reviewed 19 December 2017

Loved this small art gallery very easy to follow round and look at some amazing paintings. Small rooms with artwork on the walls all notated and easy to read.

Thank maggie66789
TyneandWearMuseums, Chief Curator of Art Galleries at Laing Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the five star review. It's great to hear that you enjoyed the artwork we have on display. We hope to welcome you again soon. Julie Milne, Chief Curator of Art Galleries

Reviewed 18 December 2017

Big sign at the front saying free, once we got through the front door the exhibition you have to pay for. Didn't pay, so felt a bit down that the big sign was not the total truth.More

Thank david1380
TyneandWearMuseums, Chief Curator of Art Galleries at Laing Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I'm sorry that you left the gallery disappointed, but please be aware that entry to the gallery is free and only one exhibition requires an admission charge. Apologies if this was not communicated to you effectively. We have several galleries containing works from our collection,...More

Reviewed 17 December 2017

We were on a coach trip and the designated pick up point was the Laing Art Gallery. We enjoyed the hour or so that we spent in here until 2 supposed deaf and dumb men pestered us for money which made us cut short or...More

Thank tabuckleyuk
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Fortunately we had time to visit this gallery tg e following day and enjoyed the Paul Nash exgibition. Well worth a visit!More

Thank freddielola
TyneandWearMuseums, Chief Curator of Art Galleries at Laing Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

Thank you for taking the time to visit the gallery and write a review. I'm so pleased you enjoyed our wonderful Paul Nash exhibition. Apologies if you had a wasted journey on the Monday. We have remained closed on Mondays for a few years now,...More

Reviewed 30 November 2017

Visited this gallery yesterday there was some very interesting paintings to see. There is a cafe on site but we had just had lunch so we're not hungry but I will remember for next time.

Thank robina m
TyneandWearMuseums, Chief Curator of Art Galleries at Laing Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

Thank you so much for the five star review. I'm delighted that you enjoyed your visit. We look forward to welcoming you again soon. Julie Milne, Chief Curator of Art Galleries

Reviewed 23 November 2017

As only an occasional visitor to this vibrant city, this was the first time I'd been to the Laing Art Gallery. We went there yesterday specifically to view the Paul Nash exhibition, as he is renowned as one of the few acclaimed artists who painted,...More

Thank Robin S
TyneandWearMuseums, Chief Curator of Art Galleries at Laing Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a detailed review. I am so pleased that you enjoyed the war art in our Paul Nash exhibition. It's great to read your lovely comments about the gallery and I hope you get the...More

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