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Credit: Mark Hemingway

Credit: Mark Hemingway

Leeds Art Gallery

Leeds Art Gallery



Leeds Art Gallery is a lively gallery at the heart of the city on The Headrow close to Leeds Town Hall. Offering displays from Leeds' stunning collections as well as a dynamic programme of changing temporary exhibitions, the Gallery is an innovative and exciting place to visit for people of all ages and tastes.

With displays changing all the time you are certain to find something of interest. Explore the galleries, visit the exhibitions and get involved through our wide ranging programme of activities including the chance to visit Artspace, our creative space with changing activities for everyone to try .

Break up your visit by taking time out in the stunning Victorian Tiled Hall Café, and visit the large gallery shop and the café Brewbar on the lower ground floor.

Leeds Art Gallery has been described as ‘Probably the best collection of twentieth century British art outside London’ (John Russell Taylor, The Times), here you can see a rich variety of art on display from Leeds’ impressive collection of paintings, sculpture, drawings, watercolours and new media works. In 1997 the fine art collection was designated by the government as of national importance. The Gallery can boast a modern British sculpture collection second only to that of the Tate with a selection of works displayed in recently renovated gallery spaces. Leeds Art Gallery is linked by an adjoining bridge to the internationally important Henry Moore Institute, a centre dedicated to the study of sculpture and with its own programme of exhibitions.

Wander between galleries and see the work of well-known artists from our region, such as Henry Moore, Barbara Hepworth, Atkinson Grimshaw, Jacob Kramer and Edward Wadsworth, paintings by internationally known artists including Francis Bacon, Stanley Spencer and Walter Sickert as well as work by contemporary artists including Paula Rego, Bridget Riley, Grayson Perry and Antony Gormley.

Follow us on twitter and visit our website for the latest information on temporary exhibitions, events and activities.

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Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitalityGay friendly

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowedFacilities for hearing impairedFacilities for visually impaired

Toilets, baby change, full disabled access, shop, cafe. The site has a Changing Places toilet facility situated in the Gallery shop

Opening details

Leeds Art Gallery is closed on all Bank holidays plus Easter Sunday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years day

Monday: 10:00 - 17:00
Tuesday: 10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday: 12:00 - 17:00
Thursday: 10:00 - 17:00
Friday: 10:00 - 17:00
Saturday: 10:00 - 17:00
Sunday: 13:00 - 17:00


Free entry

Events at this Venue

date event
Fri 14 Feb - Sun 11 May Bruce McLean: Beyond the Pose
Thu 3 Apr - Sun 1 Jun Look into your world
Wed 30 Apr - Sun 6 Jul Thomas Houseago



See location of Leeds Art Gallery on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SE 298338  Lat: 53.79966 Long: -1.54903

By Public Transport:
City centre civic quarter, next to Town Hall, juct 4 on city centre loop.

Parking: with charge


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Gay friendlyGay friendly
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired
  • Facilities for visually impairedFacilities for visually impaired

Toilets, baby change, full disabled access, shop, cafe. The site has a Changing Places toilet facility situated in the Gallery shop

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