Discover one of the best collections of British art outside of London including a range of dynamic temporary exhibitions.
Following an extensive refurbishment, the 130 year old Grade II listed building showcases a wealth of art by well-known artists including an exhibition programme which cuts across the historic and contemporary.
Founded in 1888, Leeds Art Gallery offers visitors the chance to see work by some of the most important national and international artists for free. Located in the heart of Leeds city centre, Leeds Art Gallery’s transformation provides visitors with the opportunity to see the stunning original Victorian Central Court glass ceiling in a new gallery space.
From 28 Sept we will be hosting two temporary shows; Mark Wallinger: Threshold to the Kingdom and a commemorative anniversary exhibition of Francis Butterfield. Mark Wallinger’s significant work will be on display at the gallery for the first time in almost 10 years, whilst our showcase of Francis Butterfield works will include the very first abstract work to enter the Leeds collection in 1937, Figure Derivation.
Explore our inspiring gallery including the Leeds Collection, a series of fascinating contemporary exhibitions, and immersive yourself in Xanadu, the incredible staircase centrepiece by artist Lothar Götz.
Our Victorian Tiled Hall Café is a magnificent space which features a blend of brightly coloured decorative tiles, gold details on the ceiling, huge marble columns and dramatic archways. Couple that with our fantastic shop which includes a range of locally made products, ceramics, artisan jewellery and a unique gifts for every occasion.