The Youth Collective Explore Works on Paper

The Youth Collective have been working on an exciting new project on women’s representation of women.
The front of an old fashioned enveloped, addressed to Mr J J Cotman. It has a Norwich postmark on it and is written in very slanted writing.

Letters to John Joseph Cotman

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Discover the fascinating trove of letters from the archive of Sydney Kitson in Leeds Art Gallery.


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, marks the artist’s first UK solo exhibition.
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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