The Art Gallery and Henry Moore Institute is worth a visit if you are in the town centre.
Some of the paintings on display were very interesting, but there are few examples of drawing, which considering the city has an Art College, is perhaps a little disappointing. I would like to see a small section devoted to displaying the ongoing work of students at the college, (with whom I have no connection), as examples of the current art of Leeds and Yorkshire.
What I thoroughly approve of is that it is directly connected to a library with a good section devoted to the arts and photography. There was also an interesting exhibition of a modern installation and not so modern sculpture in the connected Moore Institute.
There is a small cafe in the basement which is pleasantly staffed, clean and adequate (no free wifi), but the tiled and columned main cafe restaurant on the Ground Floor is a really interesting piece of architecture in its own right. It is clean and the seats are comfortable, if you have a member of the party who would rather not go round the gallery. The food there was also reasonably priced, with a reasonable choice and the staff are very pleasant.
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