Leeds Migration Stories

Discover the colourful histories behind our city’s many communities with David Harrison.

Conserving a Tibetan Headdress

A rare Tibetan headdress with gorgeous turquoise and coral stones has just been conserved for display in Himalayan Fashion by Karen Horton.

Inspired by Nepal

Uncover the adventures of Curator Antonia Lovelace as she embarks on a field trip to Nepal, to add to our extensive World Cultures collection.

Lotus Flowers are Blooming in Leeds

With the summer in full swing and flowers in full bloom, Libo Zhu explores the symbolism and histories behind the Chinese Lotus artefacts in our World Cultures collection.

Dying Matters

World Cultures Curator Antonia Lovelace gives a sneak preview of the new Dying Matters display at Leeds City Museum Death is perhaps the one experience that unites people the world over. But even though every person experiences death and dying, we can often shy away from talking about it. The curators and community team at…

Faces in Japanese Art

Take a look at the many Japanese faces we have in our World Cultures collection, from dolls to theatre masks.