Posts by venue: Volunteering

A special visit

  Recently the Laing Gallery had a special visitor, Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall met Jonathan Yeo, renowned portrait artist, who gave her a personal tour of his exhibition and of course she was able to see her own… Read more

FLAG A Momentous year ahead!!

Happy New Year! Now that the festive season is behind us we can look forward to an exciting 2015! As January always seems to be a long, cold and dark month why not try something new and join us at… Read more

FLAG at 50

  As this is our first blog – we thought we’d tell you why we’ve decided to do this and also to tell you a little bit about us. We are Friends of the Laing Art Gallery (FLAG) and next… Read more

The Yemeni Riot in South Shields

I am a MA Art Museum and Gallery Studies student at Newcastle University, as part of my degree I am completing an eight week work placement at South Shields Museum. As part of my placement I have developed two exhibitions,… Read more

Summer Hols and Sandy Beaches

Summer has come at last and with it some new student placements from Northumbria University Conservation Course. It’s great to have new people to work  and exchange knowledge with. At the moment I have one student on placement and two ex… Read more