Rebecca Machin celebrates the beautiful and amazing females animals here in the collections of Leeds Museums and Galleries.
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 message behind Leeds City Museum’s latest exhibition, about what animals do and how they live their lives.
Claire Miles explores our LMG’s Bird Egg collection during her placement with our Natural Sciences Collection.
Curator of Natural Sciences Rebecca Machin takes us on a walking tour to explore the delicate balance of springtime, in light of the “For All Seasons” exhibition at Leeds City Museum.
New collections challenge on social media! Test your birdy knowledge with #PlumagePuzzle!
Patterns and plumage – photographing the bird skin collection Our bird skin collection has all been fully rehomed and documented. Now that the Skin Deep project has finished, the bird skins are all arranged in drawers, so are much more accessible to view and handle than their previous home in boxes. My work this morning…
To celebrate the arrival of our new Geology Curator, Neil Owen, Natural Science Curator Clare Brown created the Lemon Drizzle Crinoid Cake – celebrating a mysterious creature from the oceans. Looks can be deceiving as crinoids are animals not plants. They are members of the phylum Echinodermata. This group of animals is made up of…