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Leeds Art Gallery

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Address: The Headrow, Leeds LS1 3AA, England
Phone Number: +44 113 247 8256
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12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Leeds Art Gallery is a lively gallery in the heart of the city, situated...
Leeds Art Gallery is a lively gallery in the heart of the city, situated on The Headrow in Leeds' Cultural Quarter. Offering displays of stunning collections as well as a dynamic programme of changing exhibitions, the Gallery is an innovative and exciting place to visit for people of all ages and tastes.Wander between galleries and see the work of well-known artists from the Yorkshire region, such as Henry Moore, Barbara Hepworth, Atkinson Grimshaw and Jacob Kramer Paintings by internationally known artists including Walter Sickert as well as work by contemporary artists such as Antony Gormley. Leeds Art Gallery has a creative ArtSpace for families and stages a range of events and workshops for families and children (for further information please visit our website or follow us on twitter at leedsartgallery). Leeds Art Gallery will be the launch venue for British Art Show 8 from 9th October 2015. Please note that exhibition galleries will be closed to visitors as we prepare for that launch, with very limited displays available from 1st September 2015 until 9th October.
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Great few hours

The Gallery didn't open until 12 so we had a coffee before going back. There are different rooms showcasing different styles of art, all with a description on both the artist and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We arrived at the Leeds Art Gallery, more seeking refuge from the typically drizzly English weather than anything else, but had been before and decided it was worth another look. Immediately to our right upon entering was a sign, proclaiming irritatingly casually that the sculpture gallery, which is one of the chief attractions and comprises approximately 40% of the overall... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

What a lovely Art Gallery this is ! first time I have been but will go again. Staff very helpful and able to help assist me with questions Thanks

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Truly memorable, pleasant surroundings, staff knowledgeable and helpful. Would recommend to everyone.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Excellent exhibition, staff very friendly and knowledgeable. Great afternoon out. Would highly recommend

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The Gallery didn't open until 12 so we had a coffee before going back. There are different rooms showcasing different styles of art, all with a description on both the artist and the piece. They have a coffee bar where all the proceeds go towards the gallery and for a free exhibition it was great! They also do a picture... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 via mobile

Excellent selection of both modern and classical paintings including pre Raphaeliet and works by Terry Frost. There is also works by Henry Moore and Barbara Hepworth. Lovely gift shop.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

My wife and I loved the huge open space in which the Art Gallery is situated. However we were very disappointed to find that all of the Stanley Spencers had been removed to make way for other displays. Fair enough to some extent but having come a long way to see these pieces of art, we would have hoped that... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

I borrowed a wheelchair so I was at the perfect height to appreciate the small landscapes that are hung underneath some large Victorian works that are less appealing to the modern eye. Loved a small Atkinson Grimshaw and the Lady of Shalott. Also on the ground floor was a show devoted to Terry Frost, one of the St Ives painters... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Maybe I judge too much from Russian perspective, but museum simply cannot pay such miserable attention to the art of 17th, 18th&19th centuries. All the masterpieces from these epochs are being held in one small hall, where las contemporary art occupies 3 or 4 huge spacious halls. The space in the former is not even enough for placing plaques in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

I thought this museum was decent for a small free museum. There is a variety of types of Art in the different rooms and it is connected to the sculpture museum. There's enough to see without being overwhelmed. If you are just starting your visit to Leeds there is an information desk in the gift shop at street level and... More 

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Additional Information about Leeds Art Gallery

Address: The Headrow, Leeds LS1 3AA, England
Phone Number: +44 113 247 8256
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Leeds>  > Leeds City Centre
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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