Free events at Leeds Museums & Galleries

Discover free ways to get involved with Leeds Museums and Galleries.

When will you be visiting?

Overlooked Legacies

17 October 2023 - 13 October 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Overlooked Legacies is a free extended display of stories which we could not fit into the Overlooked exhibition.

Whose Power? Energy Change in the Home

25 January 2024 - 24 March 2024

Venue: Leeds City Museum

This display explores how energy transformations were often led by women in their homes, and what we can learn at this moment of transition to a post-carbon energy supply.

Found Cities, Lost Objects

26 January 2024 - 21 April 2024

Venue: Leeds Art Gallery

Explore the urban environment through the eyes of women and gender nonconforming artists, curated by Turner Prize-winning Lubaina Himid CBE.

Care Creatives

26 February 2024

Venue: Leeds Art Gallery

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Creative workshops inspired by our exhibitions and collections, designed for young adults aged 16-24 with lived experience of the care system.

Art Social No 13

28 February 2024

Venue: Leeds Art Gallery

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

This free CPD event will value artworks by professional artists in school and is open to anyone interested in teaching and learning.

Care Creatives

04 March 2024

Venue: Leeds Art Gallery

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Creative workshops inspired by our exhibitions and collections, designed for young adults aged 16-24 with lived experience of the care system.

Stitch Art

06 March 2024

Venue: Leeds Art Gallery

10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Take a closer look at artworks in our collections and exhibitions and notice the textures, colours and shapes to help inspire your own textile art.

Care Creatives

11 March 2024

Venue: Leeds Art Gallery

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Creative workshops inspired by our exhibitions and collections, designed for young adults aged 16-24 with lived experience of the care system.

Care Creatives

18 March 2024

Venue: Leeds Art Gallery

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Creative workshops inspired by our exhibitions and collections, designed for young adults aged 16-24 with lived experience of the care system.

Care Creatives

25 March 2024

Venue: Leeds Art Gallery

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Creative workshops inspired by our exhibitions and collections, designed for young adults aged 16-24 with lived experience of the care system.

Stitch Art

03 April 2024

Venue: Leeds Art Gallery

10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Take a closer look at artworks in our collections and exhibitions and notice the textures, colours and shapes to help inspire your own textile art.

Care Creatives

15 April 2024

Venue: Leeds Art Gallery

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Creative workshops inspired by our exhibitions and collections, designed for young adults aged 16-24 with lived experience of the care system.

St George’s Weekend

20 - 21 April 2024

Venue: Lotherton

Head to Lotherton for some roarsome fun in celebration of St. George's Day

Care Creatives

22 April 2024

Venue: Leeds Art Gallery

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Creative workshops inspired by our exhibitions and collections, designed for young adults aged 16-24 with lived experience of the care system.

Care Creatives

29 April 2024

Venue: Leeds Art Gallery

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Creative workshops inspired by our exhibitions and collections, designed for young adults aged 16-24 with lived experience of the care system.

Stitch Art

01 May 2024

Venue: Leeds Art Gallery

10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Take a closer look at artworks in our collections and exhibitions and notice the textures, colours and shapes to help inspire your own textile art.

Living with Death

03 May 2024 - 05 January 2025

Venue: Leeds City Museum

Living with Death is an exhibition exploring death, dying and bereavement. Adult and family events will run throughout the year.

Nothing Lasts Forever: Peter Mitchell

17 May 2024 - 06 October 2024

Venue: Leeds Art Gallery

Leeds Art Gallery is thrilled to present a major retrospective of British documentary photographer Peter Mitchell.

Stitch Art

05 June 2024

Venue: Leeds Art Gallery

10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Take a closer look at artworks in our collections and exhibitions and notice the textures, colours and shapes to help inspire your own textile art.

Stitch Art

03 July 2024

Venue: Leeds Art Gallery

10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Take a closer look at artworks in our collections and exhibitions and notice the textures, colours and shapes to help inspire your own textile art.

Stitch Art

07 August 2024

Venue: Leeds Art Gallery

10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Take a closer look at artworks in our collections and exhibitions and notice the textures, colours and shapes to help inspire your own textile art.

Stitch Art

04 September 2024

Venue: Leeds Art Gallery

10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Take a closer look at artworks in our collections and exhibitions and notice the textures, colours and shapes to help inspire your own textile art.

Stitch Art

02 October 2024

Venue: Leeds Art Gallery

10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Take a closer look at artworks in our collections and exhibitions and notice the textures, colours and shapes to help inspire your own textile art.

Stitch Art

06 November 2024

Venue: Leeds Art Gallery

10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Take a closer look at artworks in our collections and exhibitions and notice the textures, colours and shapes to help inspire your own textile art.

Stitch Art

04 December 2024

Venue: Leeds Art Gallery

10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Take a closer look at artworks in our collections and exhibitions and notice the textures, colours and shapes to help inspire your own textile art.

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