Art

THE THIRD DARE ART PRIZE

THE THIRD DARE ART PRIZE

Challenging artists and scientists to collaborate on new approaches to the creative process, the £15,000 DARE Art Prize awarded by the University of Leeds and Opera North is open for applications. Part of the groundbreaking DARE partnership between the University of Leeds and Opera North, in association with the National Science and Media Museum and […]

NEW GALLERY GIVES A CREATIVE BOOST

NEW GALLERY GIVES A CREATIVE BOOST

  In a major boost to the Leeds Cultural Quarter, a new public gallery has been opened, which aims to help develop up-and-coming artists and provide a bridge between established institutions and the talent of tomorrow. The BLANK will be a permanent addition to the specialist Creative Arts higher education building on the new Quarry […]

LEEDS ARTIST SHOWS HOW TO BE BEAUTIFUL

LEEDS ARTIST SHOWS HOW TO BE BEAUTIFUL

An exhibition which includes Bay’s portraits of icons like Audrey Hepburn, Kate Moss and Frida Kahlo, alongside lesser-known but influential faces like Louise Brooks, Hedy Lamarr and Bella Hadid. Bay’s style is influenced by Film Noir and the Golden Age of Hollywood, and her paintings were recently featured by Grazia Magazine. “Painting the world’s most […]

IT’S NEARLY HERE

IT’S NEARLY HERE

Leeds Art Gallery will re-open on 13 October 2017 with a major Joseph Beuys exhibition. This marks an important return to the city by the artist, who last exhibited here with his 1983 exhibition Joseph Beuys: Drawings. This ARTIST ROOMS exhibition will introduce his iconic persona, sculptural language and ‘constellations of ideas’ to a new […]

ART GALLERY TO REOPEN

ART GALLERY TO REOPEN

Leeds Art Gallery  will reopen its galleries to the public on 13 October 2017, after a period of closure to undergo essential repairs to the original roof and the historic Victorian building. Reopening programme highlights will include the ARTIST ROOMS Joseph Beuys exhibition, and new acquisitions by leading contemporary artists such as young American artist […]

SCULPTURE IN THE STATION

SCULPTURE IN THE STATION

Coming into Leeds by rail then you are sure to see the new Rail Station Welcome, created by leading contemporary artists from the area. The new commission funded is by Leeds Business Improvement District, and commissioned via Leeds City Council’s Unfold project with support from Network Rail.Windows of Leeds aims to give local artists a […]

WELLCOME IMAGE AWARDS @ THACKRAY MEDICAL MUSEUM 2016

WELLCOME IMAGE AWARDS @ THACKRAY MEDICAL MUSEUM 2016

Image – (Wiring the human brain – Alfred Anwander, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences). 2016 Wellcome Image Awards going on show at Thackray Medical Museum The Wellcome Image Awards are coming to Leeds with an exhibition at Thackray Medical Museum. Opening to the public on 17th March, the exhibition will provide […]

BLUE STAR FOR LEEDS GRAND

BLUE STAR FOR LEEDS GRAND

  Leeds Grand Theatre is delighted to announce that Antony Costa is to take the role of Milton in Save the Last Dance for Me this June. Costa has previously appeared on stage in Blood Brothers (West End) and Boogie Nights (UK Tour). He is best known as one of the members of Blue, the […]

SCHOOLS OUT SOON!

SCHOOLS OUT SOON!

  A fantastic week of everything from music and history, science and nature, to arts and crafts will help keep the family busy at Leeds Museums and Galleries this half term. Lotherton Hall will be celebrating all things feathered during their Love Birds week, which runs from Saturday, Feb 14 until Sunday, Feb 21 every […]

NEW PUBLIC ART FOR LEEDS

NEW PUBLIC ART FOR LEEDS

SuperLeeds by Supermundane at Leeds train station. Photo by Sarah Zagni. A series of new large-scale public art installations are unveiled across Leeds this Christmas and New Year, as part of the Unfold festival. Organised by Leeds City Council, the programme celebrates the return of the British Art Show 8 in Leeds and showcases the […]

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