Picture of the Month Talks

30 May 15, 06 Jun 15, 13 Jun 15, 20 Jun 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

Every Saturday, 11am. 

Free, no booking required. Meet in the Marble Hall. 

Join the Friends of the Laing for a free talk every Saturday morning, to find out more about some of the paintings in our collection. 


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

May - Piazza San Marco,Venice (1903-06) by Walter Richard Sickert

June - The Central Station, Newcastle upon Tyne (altered design) (1849-50) by John Dobson & John Wilson Carmichael 

July - The Destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah (1852) by John Martin

August - Provençal Landscape (1929) by Duncan J. Grant

September - Alfred the Saxon King (Disguised as a Minstrel) in the Tent of Guthrum the Dane (1852) by Daniel Maclise

Saturday 12 September - There will also be an extra talk at 2:30pm to celebrate Heritage Open Days 2015.

Sunday 13 September, 2:30pm - A talk on Laus Veneris by Edward Burne-Jones, to celebrate Heritage Open Days 2015.