Ahead of its opening in 2 weeks, Costume and Textiles intern Kay Eggleston gives us a behind the scenes look at preparing for the Fashionable Yorkshire exhibition!
Project Archivist Jane Speller explores’Re-thinking John Sell Cotman’, the major project currently taking place at Leeds Art Gallery.
Megan Jones explores the life of Lord Darnley – who was born at our very own Temple Newsam – on the 450th anniversary of his murder.
World Cultures Curator Antonia Lovelace explores newly gifted Mexican Day of the Dead Festival items for the collection!
Local historian Eveleigh Bradford explores one of Atkinson Grimshaw’s most entrancing paintings
In celebration of Australia Day, World Cultures Curator Antonia Lovelace explores Australian objects from the collection.
New collections challenge on social media! Test your birdy knowledge with #PlumagePuzzle!
Liz Kay’s final instalment in her 3 part series about the life and work of artist Joash Woodrow looks at his later years in Leeds. In 1955 Woodrow returned to his family home, which would evolve into his unique artistic studio and retreat from the world, where familiar surroundings provided limitless fuel for his creativity.
With the closing of one exhibition comes the opening of another, and our helpful team of dedicated Conservation volunteers have been keeping themselves extremely busy with caring for the objects involved in the changeover at Leeds City Museum. Conservator Emma Bowron tells us more about what exactly this entails.
In this guest blog post, Claudia Sternberg reveals why ‘In Their Footsteps’ is such a significant exhibition
Social History Curator Kitty Ross opens up a fascinating Victorian photo album in the collection!
Social History Curator Nicola Pullan explores Christmas objects from the collection – from trees to pantomime Christmas may only come once a year, but in social history we have a nice collection of objects for the festive season, as people in Leeds have been celebrating for centuries. This morning I did my first ever toddler…