In May 1968 the Leeds Infirmary (now the Leeds General Infirmary) opened its doors at its current location on Great George Street. However, its first visitors were not in need of medical attention but art lovers.
On 15 March 1941, Leeds City Museum – as it stood in it’s original spot on Park Row – was struck by a bomb.
Natalie Haigh reveals the positive impact of running workshops for home educating families.
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.
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On 7 January we said goodbye to our final visitors to the last leg of the exhibition tour, developed in partnership with Wellcome Collection and the Museum of London.
Claire Miles explores our LMG’s Bird Egg collection during her placement with our Natural Sciences Collection.
Katherine Baxter explores the Yorkshire skeletons in Skeletons: Our Buried Bones at Leeds City Museum.
Tejshvi Jain, founding director of ReReeti, describes her experience at LMG during a visit to the UK.
Uncover the adventures of Curator Antonia Lovelace as she embarks on a field trip to Nepal, to add to our extensive World Cultures collection.
Explore the different framing trends for watercolour paintings through the John Sell Cotman exhibition at Leeds Art Gallery.