What happens to bodies used in medical research? How far have we come since the days of mass grave robbing? Where will we go in the future? Join us to explore all these questions and more!
A Matter of Taste: How artistic representations of family structure have been shaped at the Yale Center for British Art
A Matter of Taste is an online exhibition focusing on the representation of families at the Yale Centre for British Art, and how this has been shaped by the Paul Mellon collection.
How has creativity changed the way protest is manifested? Beyond the songs and slogans, everyday objects infused with messages of protest march with the people in every protest, voicing the people in a way different from words, for change, and for a better world.
This exhibition – curated by MA students and inspired by the Rijksmuseum collections – explores the significance of dining by demonstrating its importance in depicting changing moral codes through art.
How would you feel about having your intimate belongings on display to the public? Personal Belongings is an exhibition which explores this question and reflects on how much of ourselves we share with others.
With the open access of the Getty Museum, MA students at the University of Leeds present this exhibition focusing on the museum’s generally overlooked collections with uncertain provenance.
This exhibition brings to light the power of language, highlighting the ways that colonisers utilised it in order to subordinate and ‘other’ the colonised. Shocking at times, and subtle at others, we invite you to investigate the impact of words.
An online exhibition exploring the ways in which textiles signify beyond their visual imagery to tell us about the socio-political context that influenced their creation.
Curated by MA students from the University of Leeds, Onus exists to bring to the forefront five different ways objects have appeared in The Met’s art collection.
Consent, Coercion and Constraint: exploring women’s freedom through objects that have shaped their bodies
Curated by MA students, this exhibition uses the Science Museum Group collections to explore the complex question of freedom and women’s agency.
Bringing together theory and practice, this workshop by Brazilian visiting researcher Dr Viviane Saraf will explore ideas of museum accessibility through exploring case studies that explore the urgency of access alongside testing practical approaches together.
In this free online talk hosted by the National Gallery, art historian David Jackson discusses the role of the visual arts in Denmark during the first half of the 19th century, a period of exceptional creative production.
In this online talk, art historian Professor David Jackson discusses the role of the visual arts in Denmark during the first half of the 19th century, a period of exceptional creative production.
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In this two-part event we will look closely at the work of Human Activities which, through critical thought and artistic production, aims to reverse the inequality that underpins the global art world. This discussion with Renzo Martens & CATPC follows the screening of Martens’ film White Cube (2020), made in collaboration with the Cercle d’Art des…
In this two-part event we will look closely at the work of Human Activities which, through critical thought and artistic production, aims to reverse the inequality that underpins the global art world.
Following Michael Saward’s exploration of democracy as a design challenge, this workshop will ask – what democratic design challenges do we face in Museums, Galleries and Heritage?
This talk is part of the Museum Legitimacies Event Series 2021-22, Professor Michael Saward will consider how looking through the lens of democratic design helps us to open up our ideas about what democracy can be, how it can be planned and reformed.
In this event we have invited Ed Vaizey to reflect on the last 18 months taking a particular focus on the implications for the arm’s length principle.