Art

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 […]

SITE GALLERY- EVENTS

SITE GALLERY- EVENTS

Event – Platform Study Day: Saturday 21 November 2015 Exhibition – The Artist Proposes: 17 December 2015 – 16 January 2016 Residency – Lucy Beech & Edward Thomasson: 19 January – 6 February 2016 Residency – Beatriz Olabarrieta: 16 February – 12 March 2016 Sculptures that speak, focus groups that transition into game-like performances, artists […]

THE CIVIC BARNSLEY INTRODUCES ALLOCATED SEATING AND NEW WEBSITE

THE CIVIC BARNSLEY INTRODUCES ALLOCATED SEATING AND NEW WEBSITE

You asked, The Civic listened  Following audience feedback, The Civic has introduced allocated seating and launched new website alongside the recent release of their new Autumn/Winter 2015 brochure. The Civic’s new season brochure lists an abundance of events and exhibitions at the venue from September 2015 to January 2016. Chief Executive, Helen Ball surmises their […]

LEEDS PARTNERSHIP SHORTLISTED FOR CONTEMPORARY ART SOCIETY AWARD

LEEDS PARTNERSHIP SHORTLISTED FOR CONTEMPORARY ART SOCIETY AWARD

Institute partners with University of Leeds’ Stanley & Audrey Burton Galler Working with artist Katrina Palmer and Leeds University’s Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery, the Institute has been shortlisted for one of the country’s most valuable contemporary art awards. The proposal is one of just four in the UK in the running for the Contemporary […]

The MillSpace at Leeds Industrial Museum

The MillSpace at Leeds Industrial Museum

My Case, My Journey’ is a collaborative project between University of Leeds students and a diverse group of women who have come to call Leeds their home. In conjunction with the Together Women Project and Leeds Museums and Galleries, and launching in line with International Women’s Day, the exhibition portrays the stories of women in […]

Age of glamour

Age of glamour

The launch of Dior’s ‘New Look’, in 1947, saw a style emerge that completely captured the imagination of the nation. As the restrictions of the Second World War came to an end the population felt ready for something new and glamorous. This desire and Dior’s designs helped the 1950s to truly become an age of […]

Light Lab

Light Lab

Get hands on and explore the science and wonder of light through time in our brand-new, family friendly exhibition which looks at how we have used and made light across the centuries. How does it travel? What happens when you mix different coloured light? Carry out your own light-based experiments and find out for yourself! […]

Herakles

Herakles

The Labours of Herakles explores one of the classical world’s most famous heroes through the lithographs and etchings of New Zealand artist Marian Maguire. Taking Herakles out of his ancient context, and portraying him as nineteenth century colonist in New Zealand, these works invite us to question what it means to be a hero. Marian […]

Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition 2015

Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition 2015

Aesthetica and York Museums Trust present the Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition, running from 26 March to 31 May at York St Mary’s – York Art Gallery’s contemporary art space. Now in its eighth year, the Prize is an internationally acclaimed award that recognises excellence in contemporary art from around the world awarding £5,000 to the […]