Following advice in response to the COVID 19 pandemic we took the decision to close the Laing Art Gallery on Wednesday 18 March until 1 May 2020. We will be reviewing the situation and updating if anything changes.
We're planning and creating digital experiences and resources so that you can still enjoy our wonderful collections from home. We will add these to our website and social media. Please sign up to our emails at mustseemuseums.org.uk and check our social media so we can keep you up to date.
Thank you for your support and understanding at this challenging time. Stay well and we look forward to welcoming you back in due course.
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'Grainger Street' by Louis H Grimshaw depicts the how the Newcastle street looked in 1902
We have several spectacular paintings by John Martin in our collection. This one is 'The Destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah', painted in 1852.
'Laus Veneris' by Sir Edward Burne-Jones, painted in the late 19th century, is one of our most iconic pre-raphaelite paintings
'Love in Idleness' by Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema is one of our most popular 19th century artworks
'Mrs Leatheart and her Three Children' by Arthur Hughes depicts the artist's young wife and three daughters on a balcony feeding pigeons.
Painted in 1867 by William Holman Hunt, Isabella & the Pot of Basil depicts a scene from John Keats' poem 'Isabella'.