Picture of the Month Talks

31 Jan 15, 07 Feb 15

Newcastle upon Tyne from Gateshead (1895) by Niels Moller LundThe Catapult (1868-72) by Sir Edward John PoynterPeasant ploughing with two horses (1750-53) by Thomas Gainsborough

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

Join the Friends of the Laing to find out more about some of the paintings you can see here at the Laing. 

Free picture of the month talks take place every Saturday at 11am. You don't need to book - just meet in the Laing's Marble Hall to take part. 

November - A View of Newcastle, previously known as The Mayor's Barge on the Tyne (1827-8) by John Wilson Carmichael 

December - The Catapult (1868-72) by Sir Edward John Poynter

January - Peasant ploughing with two horses (1750-53) by Thomas Gainsborough

February - Mrs Leathart and her Three Children (1863-5) by Arthur Hughes

March - Newcastle upon Tyne from Gateshead (1895) by Niels Moller Lund

April - Fisherfolk (1893) by Isa Thompson (aka Isabella Jobling)

Please note, there will be no picture of the month talks on Saturday 27 December 2014 or Saturday 3 January 2015.