Tag: Exhibitions


A curator holding a Leeds £5 note

Trusted Leeds-made money was a sound investment for 19th Century bankers

If there’s one thing Yorkshire folk have become famous for over the centuries, it’s knowing how to take care of their money. And shrewd 19th Century bankers were quick to cash in on that tried and trusted Leeds name by printing and circulating…


Living with Machines: human stories in the industrial age

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Living with Machines, co-curated with the British Library, unearths the surprising parallels between the Industrial Revolution and today’s world of ‘big tech’.
A detail of the artwork Changing Winds by Sumuyya Khader

Shifting Perspectives

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A new exhibition exploring issues around (mis)representation and identity through examining mechanisms of stereotyping and unequal power relations, connecting the past and the present.
A chair from the collection at Lotherton

Study Day: Textile Conservation

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Discover the intricate work of a textile conservator, the practices and methods involved, and bring along your own items for discussion in this in-depth study day.
Close up of objects featured in Alcoholics Anonymous display at Leeds City Museum

Alcoholics Anonymous display

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See the Alcoholics Anonymous display at Leeds City Museum.
A sculpture by Jill McKnight with brightly coloured arms reaching out

Jill McKnight: Desire Lines

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The voices, stories and songs of generations of Leeds residents have inspired a thought-provoking new exhibition from local artist Jill McKnight.