Children painting with bright coloured paint

School holidays: Outdoor creative play

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During August we'll be taking Artspace outdoors with family fun on Cookridge Street, inspired by the upcoming Artist in Residence event.
Ashley Holmes installation

Ashley Holmes: Distend

For Yorkshire Sculpture International, Ashley Holmes presents Distend, an immersive installation which expands on Holmes’ interest in sonic fiction and dub music to explore cultural memory.
Artist Zadie Xa appears against a fictional background in purple tones. She is joined by various animal guides including a fox and gull and wearing an orca headpiece

Zadie Xa: Moon Poetics 4 Courageous Earth Critters and Dangerous Day Dreamers

This Spring Leeds Art Gallery celebrates reopening with a new exhibition from artist Zadie Xa: Moon Poetics 4 Courageous Earth Critters and Dangerous Day Dreamers.
A woman dressed in black and wearing a face mask is looking a piece of modern art made up of natural elements including wood, feathers and a variety of other materials

Natural Encounters

The latest exhibition at Leeds Art Gallery explores 400 years of nature in art, drawn from the Leeds collection.
Digital artwork of three people reading with books floating around them

Art Lovers Book Club

Join our free virtual book club where the titles are selected for you by artists and feature works which have influenced their practice.


2 visitors are looking at a portrait wall in an art gallery. The works on display range from classical to contemporary paintings, many of which are bright in colour.

Virtual Classroom: Art Encounters Live

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Enjoy an interactive visit to Leeds Art Gallery and get-up close to artworks featured in our current displays and exhibitions.
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