Street vendors were an inherent aspect of Victorian Britain, but often forgotten…
Whilst digitising our collection, we discovered a publication whose author has a very interesting history…
Collections and Contingency is an exhibition of sculpture and microscopic photography by Deborah Gardner, placed in and around the fascinating artefacts and specimens in our store at Leeds Discovery Centre.
Discover the colourful histories behind our city’s many communities with David Harrison.
Discover the message behind Leeds City Museum’s latest exhibition, about what animals do and how they live their lives.
Discover the immense influence of Samson Fox, who made his fortune through pioneering products manufactured by Leeds Forge.
A rare Tibetan headdress with gorgeous turquoise and coral stones has just been conserved for display in Himalayan Fashion by Karen Horton.
While looking for objects associated with Leeds General Infirmary, Rebecca Fallas was drawn to a picture of this kindly looking but clearly formidable woman.
Explore the portraits in our ‘Sweepiana’ collection of items relating to chimney sweeps with Leila Prescott.
Uncover the story of Mary Wood, Dewsbury’s Wool Queen from 1931-32, in light of the Queens of Industry exhibition.
Conservator Emma pieces together the Dalton Parlours (AD 200 -370) skull on display in the Skeletons: Our Buried Bones exhibition.
Sarah Allen explores the impact of museum objects on children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.