Tag: Leeds Art Gallery


A John Atkinson Grimshaw painting in a gold frame

Artist’s captivating moonlit masterpiece comes home to Leeds

An atmospheric riverside scene created by one of the city’s most celebrated artists is coming home after being acquired by Leeds Art Gallery. Reflections on the Aire - on strike was painted by Leeds-born John Atkinson Grimshaw in 1879, a…
A painting by artist Eileen Agar

Life and legacy of ground-breaking artist explored in Angel of Anarchy

Image: Eileen Agar, Alice with Lewis Carroll, Oil on Canvas, 1960-62. © The Estate of Eileen Agar. All Rights Reserved 2022/ Bridgeman Images. The tumultuous life and times of a ground-breaking twentieth century female artist will be explored…


Work on paper by Leeds artist Phil May

Phil May Portrait Project: Laughs and Sorrows

Join us in the gallery or online as we decipher Phil May's portrait in collaboration with local communities.
illustrated women artists on a red background

Kate Pankhurst book signing and gallery tour

Meet author Kate Pankhurst as we celebrate the release of 'Fantastically Great Women Artists and their Stories' with a book signing and a tour of the gallery!
Shell shapes and sewing materials

Stitch : Collage

Take inspiration from Eileen Agar and the Art Library's special collections to create your own bespoke tote bag through textile collage.
A young girl is participating in an art workshop using bright craft materials and a volunteer looks on whilst smiling

February Half Term: World Building

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Join artist Nicky-Joe Baxter during February Half Term and help us to make a massive collage inspired by the work of Eileen Agar.