Picture of the month

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

A Glacier Stream in the Alps (1904) by John Singer Sargent


Until Saturday 17 December

Until Saturday 16 December



11am every Saturday

Free, donations are welcome

Meet in the Marble Hall to take part


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.

March & 1 April (every Saturday except 18 March)

Isabella and the Pot of Basil (1868) by William Holman Hunt

April (every Saturday except 1 April, as above)

Desenzano, Lago di Garda (1867) by Edward Lear

May (every Saturday)

Self-portrait by Sir Anthony van Dyck, c.1640 (on loan from National Potrait Gallery, London as part of Modern Visionaries exhibition)

June (every Saturday)

Love in Idleness (1891) by Lawrence Alma-Tadema

July (every Saturday)

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


Self-portrait (1895) by Ralph Hedley


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