Saturday Art Classes for 10-15s

07 Mar 15, 07 Mar 15, 04 Apr 15, 02 May 15

10.15am - 11.45am

An inclusive art class held on the first Saturday of every month for 10-15 year olds.

Participants will have the opportunity to work with professional art educators, working in a different medium or with a different technique each month. This group aims to be fully inclusive and anyone with additional needs is welcome.

Saturday 7 February: Etching Sketching!

Saturday 4 March: Fabulous Faces: Drawing Cartoons!

The classes are £4 per person. Places are limited to 15 places on a first come first served basis. Meet here at the Laing Art Gallery to take part and there is no need to book.

If you would like to have an informal conversation with the tutor before attending then please contact the Laing learning team on

Click here for more details about the sessions.

Ran in partnership with Arts Connect.


March is all about modern art at the Laing. Tell us, what's your favourite piece of modern art? Here's a painting from our So Last Century exhibition: '19 Fitzroy Street (Walter Richard Sickert's Studio)' by Malcolm Drummond.

12:15pm 03 Mar 2015

We've got lots of exciting events coming up! They range from the fun and informal Ink & Drink, to exhibition tours and talks with art professionals. Check out our website for details.

What's on - Laing Art Gallery
Art Classes for Adults: Looking at Landscapes 07 Mar 15 Learn to draw & paint landscapes inspired by magnificent works from the Laing's Collection

8:00am 03 Mar 2015


Hatton Timelapse

A timelapse film of the installation of the Victor Pasmore: In Three Dimensions exhibition at Hatton Gallery.

Chris Stephens on Victor Pasmore

Chris Stephens, Lead Curator, Modern British Art, Tate Britain talks about the importance of Victor Pasmore in modern British art. Find out what he thinks is intriguing about Pasmore. Filmed at the preview of the Victor Pasmore: In Three Dimensions exhibition at Hatton Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne.


Enigmatic Objects

26 Feb 2015

One of the most pleasurable things about working with the archaeology in the Great North Museum is the sheer variety of material we have in our collections.