Picture of the month

Join the Friends of the Laing for a free 45 minute talk every Saturday morning

Painting, oil on canvas, entitled 'Love in Idleness or Love's Votaries', by the artist Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema. It shows two ladies lounging by a fountain.

Dates

Until Saturday 16 December

Information

Time

11am every Saturday

Free, donations are welcome

Meet in the Marble Hall to take part



About

Take a break from the hustle and bustle of the city centre every Saturday morning with a free talk from the Friends of the Laing Art Gallery. Find out more about some of the paintings in our collection and share your experience with fellow art lovers.


July

Newcastle upon Tyne from Gateshead (1895) by Niels Moeller Lund

August

Self-portrait (1895) by Ralph Hedley

September

Laus Veneris (1873-75) by Edward Burne-Jones

October

Ruins of a Northumbrian Keep (1864) by Charles Napier Hemy

November

Hypatia (1885) by Charles William Mitchell

2 & 16 December*

Mrs Elizabeth Riddell (1763) by Joshua Reynolds

9 December**

Pit Road (pre-1960) by Norman Cornish


*There will be no talks on Saturdays 23 & 30 December due to Christmas holidays

**The subject of this talk has changed due a wedding being held in gallery D. 

Funders

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