Exhibitions

A small blue 1960s scootacar

Leeds to Innovation

26 October 2019 - 26 September 2021

Venue: Leeds Industrial Museum

Monday:
closed

Tuesday to Saturday:
10am-5pm

Sunday:
1-5pm

Bank holidays:
10am-5pm

Uncover the untold tales behind the greatest creative innovators of our time.

Cropped photograph of a painting displayed in current show at Leeds Art Gallery

Slow Painting

25 October 2019 - 12 January 2020

Venue: Leeds Art Gallery

Monday:
closed

Tuesday to Saturday:
10am-5pm

Sunday:
11am-3pm

Slow Painting at Leeds Art Gallery includes artists whose paintings, as the name suggests, take their time and invite us to take our own.

An old fashioned suitcase which is laid down on its side

Moving Here: Making a Home in Leeds

24 May 2019 - 03 January 2020

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Monday:
closed

Tuesday to Friday:
10am-5pm

Weekends:
11am-5pm

Bank holidays:
11am-5pm

Moving Here: Making a Home in Leeds is a community display which looks at the things people have brought with them to Leeds.

The words Untold Stories, The Leeds Irish Community sits above 3 black and white group photographs of people.

Untold Stories – The Irish in Leeds

17 September 2019 - 05 January 2020

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Monday:
closed

Tuesday to Friday:
10am-5pm

Weekends:
11am-5pm

Bank holidays:
11am-5pm

Discover the history of the Irish community in Leeds over the past 200 years in Untold Stories - The Irish in Leeds.

Coloured felt draped across steel beams

The Doffer and the Fancy: Re-imagining the Machine

29 June 2019 - 29 December 2019

Venue: Leeds Industrial Museum

Monday:
closed

Tuesday to Saturday:
10am-5pm

Sunday:
1-5pm

Bank holidays:
10am-5pm

Discover new sculpture works made from felt and created by artist Helen Riddle in the exhibition, The Doffer and the Fancy.

A banner for the exhibition 'A city and its welcome:three centuries of migrating to Leeds'

A City and its Welcome: Three Centuries of Migrating to Leeds

12 July 2019 - 05 January 2020

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Monday:
closed

Tuesday to Friday:
10am-5pm

Weekends:
11am-5pm

Bank holidays:
11am-5pm

A City and its Welcome: Three Centuries of Migrating to Leeds is the Museum's current special exhibition. It tells the stories of people who have moved to Leeds over the past three centuries.

A swing, poison bottle and carbolic powder tin

Exhibition: Danger Zone

26 January 2019 - 31 December 2019

Venue: Abbey House Museum

Monday:
Closed

Tuesday – Friday and Sunday:
10am – 5pm
Last admission: 4.30pm

Saturday:
12 – 5pm
Last admission: 4.30pm

Bank holidays:
10am – 5pm
Last admission: 4.30pm

From hidden hazards to perilous poisons, Danger Zone explores alarming accidents, flammable fashions and treacherous toys through our collections.

Display: He She They? The Changing Face of Children’s Fashion at Abbey house Museum

He She They? The Changing Face of Children’s Fashion

02 February 2019 - 19 January 2020

Venue: Abbey House Museum

Monday:
Closed

Tuesday – Friday and Sunday:
10am – 5pm
Last admission: 4.30pm

Saturday:
12 – 5pm
Last admission: 4.30pm

Bank holidays:
10am – 5pm
Last admission: 4.30pm

He She They? is a community inspired exhibition co-curated by The Vintage Youth Club, the resident youth group based at Abbey House Museum.

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