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Imagining Little Red Riding Hood

Imagining Little Red Riding Hood

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Social History Curator Kitty Ross explores the tale of Little Red Riding Hood and it's many illustrations, in light of the Fairy Tales and Fantasy exhibition at Abbey House Museum.
A small brown ball covered in leaves - you can just see the inside, which looks soft and fluffy.

A Springtime Walk: Exploring our Natural Environment

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Curator of Natural Sciences Rebecca Machin takes us on a walking tour to explore the delicate balance of springtime, in light of the "For All Seasons" exhibition at Leeds City Museum.
Portrait photo of Jordan Hutchins

Interview with artist Lothar Götz

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With Leeds Art Gallery's crowdfunding campaign at full steam ahead, we sat down with the artist behind the campaign Lothar Götz to find out more about him, his work and his vision for the iconic Victorian Staircase.
Rosetta and Michael on their wedding day. Rosetta holds a bouquet of flowers, wearing a two-piece suit and skirt with white shoes and pearls. Michael has glasses, and wears a suit and thick rimmed glasses.

Fashionable Yorkshire: Rosetta Rowley’s Story

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“Rosetta grew up in Bradford and lived through the Second World War and its aftermath. She was part of a working-class family. Her clothes are simple yet stylish"
A sketched pencil drawing of a fishing boat tipping over amidst strong waves.

Working with the John Sell Cotman Collection: Shelter from the Storm

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Resident artist Hondartza Fraga begins her 'Cotmania' blog series by exploring the collection and it's context, ahead of Leeds Art Gallery's reopening in Autumn.
Fashionable Yorkshire

Fashionable Yorkshire: Preparing the Mannequins

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Ahead of its opening in 2 weeks, Costume and Textiles intern Kay Eggleston gives us a behind the scenes look at preparing for the Fashionable Yorkshire exhibition!
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