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Views of War within ‘In Their Footsteps’at Leeds City Museum

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In this guest blog post, Claudia Sternberg reveals why 'In Their Footsteps' is such a significant exhibition

Dying Matters

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World Cultures Curator Antonia Lovelace gives a sneak preview of the new Dying Matters display at Leeds City Museum Death is perhaps the one experience that unites people the world over. But even though every person experiences death…

The Preservative Party’s Top Ten Tips for Curating an Exhibition

Ellie Smith and D’arcy Darilmaz from the Leeds City Museum youth curators group the Preservative Party share their tips for curating an exhibition!

The Secret Life of the Leeds Tiger

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The Leeds Tiger over at Leeds City Museum is one of our best-loved exhibits, but how did it get here and was it really once a rug? Thanks to some amazing research by Ebony Andrews, (in her PhD thesis ‘The Biographical Afterlife of the…

Creating a new sculpture for Leeds City Museum Window Frame Project

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Artist Jenni Danson reveals the work behind making The Curve, her new sculpture specially designed for Leeds City Museum.

Medal For the Somme – Centenary Commemoration

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As we mark the centenary of the Battle of the Somme, Emma our Conservator reveals the medal awarded to veterans of the battle.
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