Leeds Art Gallery Leeds Art Gallery

Leeds Art Gallery

The Headrow, Leeds, LS1 3AA, United Kingdom | 0113 247 8256 | Website

Venue Description

Leeds Art Gallery is a lively gallery at the heart of the city. Offering displays from Leeds' stunning art collections and a dynamic programme of changing exhibitions, the Gallery is an exciting place to visit. 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 programme of activities including the chance to visit Artspace, our creative space with activities for everyone. Take time out in the stunning Victorian Tiled Hall cafe or in our well stocked gallery shop.


The main entrance to the Gallery is at the front of the building. The automatic entrance opens inwards and is accessible via hand railed steps and a long and gradual ramp. An information desk is available on entry. There is an alternative entrance at a lower level, ramped down to the left of the main Gallery steps. Access to the Gallery from this entrance is via the lift and then through the Tiled Hall Café. This lower entrance is automatic and also provides access to the Gallery shop and brewbar café. Some small areas of display space have no wheelchair access ( lower sculpture gallery ).

Accessibility Guide

Accessibility Guide Link: https://www.leeds.gov.uk/museumsandgalleries/leedsartgallery/access-statement-for-leeds-art-gallery

Accessible Performances

We can offer learning visits and other opportunities. Tailored sensory sessions for groups can be organised. If a member or members of your group require specific access provision, please contact the learning and access officer, generally at least three weeks in advance of your visit.

Awards List

VAQAS accredited, Welcome to Yorkshire member, Sandford Award for Heritage Education


Accessible toilets are available in the shop on the lower floor (Changing Places), in Artspace on the main gallery floor and in the Library on the upper floor (located through the Tiled Hall). Toilets are signposted and marked on the Gallery plan that is available from the reception desk in the entrance hall. Facilities in the accessible toilets include emergency alarms and fire alarms with flashing lights. Please note that the accessible toilets in Artspace and the library are RADAR key operated. The key for the Changing Places toilet in the shop is available from the shop desk.


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COVID Precautions

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The venue says it has...

  • Accessible Format
  • Dedicated Seating
  • Disabled Access
  • Large Print

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