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.
Discover the propaganda secrets contained inside our matchbox collection, with Radka Tobolkova.
Discover the history behind Leeds businessman George Bray, the 19th century gas lighting pioneer who changed the face of Britain.
Explore the fascinating history of the nation’s favourite board game with placement student Chelsea Knight.