News

A new project based in the Centre for Critical Studies in Museums, Galleries & Heritage has been awarded Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC) as part of the student-led strand of its Collaborative Skills Development scheme.

Antique Dealers: the British Antiques Trade in the 20th Century (a cultural geography)’ has recently been awarded funding by the Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC), one of the leading funding bodies in the UK.

Rebecca Wade, a Visiting Lecturer in the School of Fine Art, History of Art & Cultural Studies, reflects on her research on the work of Brucciani, which she recently delivered as a paper at a ‘Connecting with Collections’ symposium in Cambridge.

We’re currently calling for speakers prepared to rise to the challenge of sharing their current work in three minutes at our next Heritage Show + Tell event this October.

The Group for Education in Museum conference – People Power: realizing the potential of volunteers, communities and partners – comes to Leeds 3rd-5th September. Helen Graham, University Research Fellow in Tangible and Intangible Heritage and Director, Centre for Critical Studies in Museum, Galleries and Heritage will be a keynote speaker and will explore how principles of horizontality might support more mutually rewarding community participation.

Heritage Show + Tell, 18th July 2013
Experience Barnsley

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.

The next Heritage Show + Tell will be hosted by the brand new Experience Barnsley, the first ever Barnsley Museum which opened at the end of June. Join us for a tour of the new museum at 4pm. We will then kick off Heritage Show + Tell at 5pm.

If you’d like to come to either the tour or the Heritage Show + Tell event, register with Helen Graham, h.graham@leeds.ac.uk

The Royal Armouries, Leeds Museums and Galleries and the University of Leeds are offering a unique opportunity for two exceptional candidates who are interested in a career as a museum registrar.