Leeds Art Gallery reopening information

What is open?

Leeds Art Gallery and the Tiled Hall Café is open Tuesday – Saturday from 10am – 4pm. The upper galleries are open from 12 – 4pm on those days. The Leeds Art Gallery shop is open Tuesday – Sunday from 10am – 4pm.

The White Gallery and Sculpture Galleries are temporarily closed.

Do I need to book?

We do not have a pre-booking system but you may have to queue during busier periods. This applies to all areas of the gallery including the Tiled Hall Café.

Your visit

We request that visitors follow the below guidance to protect everyone:

  • Please wear a face covering
  • Sanitise your hands at regular intervals
  • Maintain social distancing
  • Follow the way one route through the gallery, shop and café. There is additional signage in place to guide you through

We encourage everyone to bring their own hand sanitiser when visiting Leeds Art Gallery. All visitors must complete track and trace upon entry.


The ramp is open with access to the lower galleries, Tiled Hall Café and toilets. If you require access to the lift for the upper galleries then please see a member of the Leeds Art Gallery team who will happily be on hand to help. Lift access is via The Leeds Library Headrow entrance.


The ground floor toilets are open with extra cleaning measures in place. Please bring your own hand sanitiser or use the hand sanitiser provided. Please be respectful and form a socially distanced queue if there are others using the facilities.

Tiled Hall Cafe

The below guidance is in place for the protection of visitors and staff:

  • We have a one way route and social distancing measures in place
  • We prefer contactless payments but do accept cash
  • We are not currently accepting reusable cups

Please do not move any tables and chairs and speak to a member of staff should you require any assistance. We kindly ask that children are supervised at all times during your visit.

Are you taking group and school visits?

Not at this present time but we hope to reinstate this soon. In the meantime we are running virtual workshops for schools. Please contact [email protected] for further details.

Events and Exhibitions

All onsite events are postponed until further notice. Our events programme will be published on the Leeds Art Gallery what’s on page once confirmed.

Zadie Xa: Moon Poetics 4 Courageous Earth Critters and Dangerous Day Dreamers is now open in the Small and Large Lyons Galleries. It runs through until 4 September 2021.

This page was updated on 28 May 2021.

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