Laing Art Gallery

Local nameLaing Art Gallery
LocationNewcastle upon Tyne, UK

The Laing Art Gallery in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, is located on New Bridge Street. The gallery was designed in the Baroque style with Art Nouveau elements by architects Cackett and Burns Dick and is now a Grade II listed building. It was opened in 1904 and is now managed by Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums and sponsored by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport. In front of the gallery is the Blue Carpet. The building is Grade II listed.The gallery collection contains paintings, watercolours and decorative historical objects, including Newcastle silver. In the early 1880s, Newcastle was a major glass producer in the world and enamelled glasses by William Beilby are on view along with ceramics, and diverse contemporary works by emerging UK artists. It has a programme of regularly rotating exhibitions and has free entry.

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Official Website



Phone +44 191 278 1611

Address 8 Higham Pl, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE1, UK

Coordinates 54°58'30.082" N -1°36'33.895" E

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