Art

ILLUMINATED SEESAWS TO TOUR THE NORTH

ILLUMINATED SEESAWS TO TOUR THE NORTH

Wave-Field, the hugely popular travelling light installation will be embarking on a tour of the north of England, from October to December 2019. The world famous interactive musical Seesaws will be kick-starting the UK tour at Light Night Leeds on the 10th of October, continuing on to Lightpool Festival (Blackpool), Crewe Town and finally Lightwaves Festival in […]

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 […]

UK PREMIERE FOR VAN GOGH

UK PREMIERE FOR VAN GOGH

A new immersive experience is set to make its UK debut this summer in York city centre following successful runs in Brussels and Naples.  Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience will open in York St Mary’s on Castlegate on 5 July, enabling visitors to step inside the paintings, world and mind of the 19th century impressionist […]

NEW ART HOSTEL IN LEEDS

NEW ART HOSTEL IN LEEDS

EAST STREET ARTS SECURES PERMANENT HOME FOR LARGER-SCALE ART HOSTEL IN LEEDS Arts charity secures New York Studios for new Art Hostel for the city New bigger site will be part of creative Complex in Mabgate alongside Patrick Studios and Convention House art and tech hub £400,000 Arts Council England Capital Grant secured for art […]

TETLEY IS MORE THAN JUST BEER

TETLEY IS MORE THAN JUST BEER

Tetley’s and the original home of Tetley’s Brewery, The Tetley, now a centre for contemporary art and learning, have today announced a new scheme to support emerging talent in Leeds. The Tetley’s Associate Artists Programme (TAAP) is a year-long programme that will support the development of local artists through a tailored mentoring and development and […]

SOUTH BANK ART INSTALLATION

SOUTH BANK ART INSTALLATION

The South Bank regeneration programme has received another boost with the addition of a vibrant art installation by acclaimed artist, Morag Myerscough. The colourful design has been installed within a pedestrian crossing, a first for Leeds and the North of England. The project was commissioned by Leeds City Council who were looking for a partner […]

CITY CENTRE ARTWORK

CITY CENTRE ARTWORK

Leeds Beckett University art students, graduates and staff will see their work displayed on a giant media wall in the new Platform building above Leeds train station as part of a project curated by Senior Lecturer, Alan Dunn. Eighteen current students, eight members of staff and four graduates have created graphics for the Four Words: […]

THE ART OF WAR

THE ART OF WAR

The Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds will be hosting a touring exhibition from Preston Park Museum titled Spence: The Art of War. The series of watercolours were painted by Colonel Gilbert Ormerod Spence and depict his time spent in active service during the First World War between 1915 and 1918. They will be displayed in […]

THE WINDOWS OF LEEDS

THE WINDOWS OF LEEDS

With the MOBO Awards returning to Leeds later this month, commuters and visitors alike are being greeted with a special MOBO welcome to the city centre. The iconic two metre-high typographic ‘Windows of Leeds’ letters (which stand on the station’s south concourse) have had a MOBO make-over for the run up to the awards being […]

GET THE PICTURE

GET THE PICTURE

The second of four art installations, created by students from Leeds Arts University has been unveiled in pride of place at 5 Wellington Place. After an array of impressive competition entries submitted by students across various courses, the judging panel whittled it down to just four successful artists, to showcase their very own creations. The […]

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