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A very large grand Tudor gallery with portraits on the walls

The Temple Newsam Picture Gallery Suite

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Discover the design themes in the Picture Gallery at Temple Newsam, through the furniture within it.
Jill McKnight researching Edna Lumb’s artist file archive at Leeds Art Gallery

Introducing the Collections in Dialogue commission with Leeds Art Gallery and the British Library

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I am an artist based in Leeds working across sculpture, writing, installation, drawing and print and I’ve been selected as the artist in residency for Collections in Dialogue, a co-commission project by the British Library and Leeds Art Gallery.…
Snuff boxes at Temple Newsam

Mystery of The Fulford Thefts sees precious snuff boxes come home

An exquisite collection of antique gold snuff boxes has returned home more than 40 years after being stolen from a Leeds mansion by a mystery thief. The seven beautifully ornate, late 18th Century containers arrived back at Temple Newsam…
A man under arrest sat down with a guard behind him

Bai Bureh and Sierra Leone

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John McGoldrick tells the inspiring story of Bai Bureh, the Sierra Leone chief and military leader who led the revolt against colonial taxation.
A piece of cotton with a pink printed countryside scene, featuring 2 cows 2 people in old fashioned dress and a tree

Re-framing our Dress and Textile Collection: Everyday cotton

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Vanessa Jones explains how intrinsic slavery was in the production of cotton goods in the final post in our Re-framing the Dress and Textile Collection series.

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Radical Reel: 40 Years of Moving Image

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Experience our latest exhibition Radical Reel, which celebrates 40 years of artist’s film and video works drawn from the renowned Leeds collection.