EXTENDED UNTIL 15 FEBRUARY - Starring Vivien Leigh.

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Here's one of the paintings shown in our new 20th century display. This is Terwick Mill, No. 7, Splashing Fall' by Ivon Hitchens © the estate of Ivon Hitchens

11:00am 31 Jan 2015

February half term is just around the corner. Why not keep your 11-15 year olds out of trouble and sign them up for our Art School!

Art School for 11-15 year olds - Laing Art Gallery
Come along to our Art School this February half term to learn new skills, have fun and make some new friends! Throughout the week you will work with professional arts educators & gallery staff, develop your art skills and learn new techniques, taking inspiration from art works on display. You will a…

12:09pm 30 Jan 2015


Hidden Newcastle

The day in 1954 when three escaped brown bears caused havoc in Newcastle City centre and the 19th century unwrapping of an Egyptian mummy in the Lit and Phil on Westgate Road are two of the events captured in a new mobile app, all about Newcastle and its forgotten history. The Hidden Newcastle app is produced by Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums and NE1 Ltd with Newcastle Libraries. www.hiddennewcastle.org

A film about Discovery Museum by the Museums and Galleries Disabled Access Group

A film about Discovery Museum in Newcastle by the Museums and Galleries Disabled Access Group. Find out about Discovery Museum and what you can see here. You can also hear about the access facilities from the members of the group. The group talks about their favourite exhibits and explains what help is available for visitors such as ramps, lifts, audio guides and pre-visit information packs.