Turner and Constable: Sketching from Nature

Works from Tate Collection on show 1 March 2014

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Join our Assistant Keeper of Art for a guided tour of the Turner & Constable exhibition today at 12.30 and 1.30pm. Admission charges apply.

Exhibition Tour with Marie-Thérèse Mayne - Laing Art Gallery
View of Richmond Hill and Bridge, exhibited 1808, Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775-1851), Tate. Photo © Tate, London 2013.

11:08am 16 Apr 2014

Great blog post by Sarah Richardson...have a read!

John Constable : Hampstead Heath with the House Called The Salt Box', about 1819 | Tyne & Wear...
Constable just had to step a little way from his front door to paint this lovely view on Hampstead Heath. He had rented Albion Cottage for the summer of 1819, hoping that the clear air on the hill away from London would help his wife's health (she was suffering from tuberculosis). Constable and his…

9:30am 15 Apr 2014



Here Comes the Sun - part 2

02 Apr 2014

A guest post by Caroline Whitehead Read Caroline’s first blog post about the parasol collection at Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums here. Caring…