Events

The Hundreds Reading and Writing Group is a space for researchers to meet and experiment with academic forms.
The next event in this series considers ‘Museums and the Market: Deaccessioning in the Covid-19 and post-Covid world’. Reports that the Royal Academy was considering selling their famous Michelangelo sculpture, which has been part of their collections since 1830, in order to save 150 jobs under threat as a result of the Covid-19 crisis, raised…

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Pat Hadley (Developer at cogapp) will help you learn and apply the Silicon Valley collaboration tools that cogapp has brought to bear on million-dollar museum tech projects.

In this workshop, professional artist and mural specialist Kasia Breska will talk about and demonstrate the practical aspects of her restoration work on the Chilean Mural at Leeds University Union, as well as sharing her wider work as a mural artist.

A walking tour of murals and art sites round Leeds, starting at the Chilean Mural in Leeds University Union, led by curators and researchers Kerry Harker and John Wright.

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.

Marie Hartley (1905-2006), artist, author, photographer and social historian, spent over 75 years documenting life in The Yorkshire Dales. This exhibition showcases a selection of her artworks and books, all of which hold social, cultural and historical importance. Curated by MA Art Gallery and Museum Studies students.

From the origins of characteristic Yorkshire creamware to the legacy of Yorkshire pottery today, immerse yourself in ceramic design. The story is told through a selection of Yorkshire Ceramics from the University of Leeds Art Collection, curated by MA Art Gallery and Museum Studies students.

A Stitch in Time is an exhibition at the M&S Company Archive which examines the role that heritage plays in inspiring today’s fashion. Curated by MA Art Gallery and Museum Studies students.

Students from the MA Art Gallery and Museum Studies course at the University of Leeds have worked with Leeds University Union and the Chilean community in Yorkshire to curate an exhibition on a mural which has recently been uncovered in the Leeds University Union foyer.

Come and explore the life and work of Mary Barker, the first woman to be accepted into the textile industries course at the University of Leeds. An exhibition curated by MA Art Gallery and Museum Studies students.

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.