Heritage Show + Tell

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Heritage Show + Tell is a chance for people passionate about heritage in Yorkshire to come together and share their work, get feedback on ideas and meet new collaborators. Everyone welcome: community heritage groups, freelancers, museum professionals, archivists, students and academics.

The next Heritage Show + Tell will be hosted by Leeds Local and Family History Library on Tuesday 21 November 2017. Join us for an optional tour of Leeds Art Gallery at 4pm, followed by Heritage Show + Tell from 5pm to 7pm at the Library’s multi-arts space, Room 700, Leeds Central Library (with a programme of short presentations and a chance to network over a glass of wine).

4.00-5.00pm Optional tour
Join us for a tour of the recently refurbished Leeds Art Gallery.

5.00-7.00pm Heritage Show + Tell at Leeds Central Library (Room 700)
We have eight of three-minute presentations followed by lots of opportunity to meet and mingle over a glass of wine. Speakers include:

Putting Flesh on the Bones: The Calvin Wells Archive Collection at the University of Bradford
James Neill, Project Archivist, University of Bradford

Topography of the Artist-led Collective: a Leeds mapping study
John Wright, PhD Student, School of Fine Art, History of Art & Cultural Studies, University of Leeds

‘Y Habra Trabajo Para Todos’ (And there will be work for all): The LUU Chilean Mural
Rob Knifton, University Academic Fellow, School of Fine Art, History of Art & Cultural Studies, University of Leeds

The trouble with women artists – working with Jacky Fleming on ‘A Woman’s Place?’ exhibition
Kitty Ross, Curator of Leeds History/Social History, Leeds Museums and Galleries

‘How will we recognise the artists?’: Researching the impact of contemporary art in heritage sites’
Frances Guy, PhD student, The Heritage Consortium, Northumbria University

Waterproof Memories: Oral History, Flooding and Resilience in York
Benedict Frankish, Community Engagement & Volunteering Intern, The JORVIK Group

Beyond Prevent: building resilience within The Peace Museum
Lauren Padgett, Trustee, The Peace Museum

Discourse in the Drawing Room: an open call for speakers on the arts
Adam Barham, Assistant Librarian Manager (Art and Music), Leeds Central Library

If you would like to come to the Heritage Show + Tell event, please register by emailing ccsmghinfo@leeds.ac.uk Please indicate if you would also like to book a place on the optional tour of Leeds Art Gallery.

For more information, see our blogsite.

Heritage Show + Tell is a partnership between the Centre for Critical Studies in Museums, Galleries and Heritage and Leeds Local and Family History Library, with support from the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies and Student Enhancement in the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures.