The Cultural Institute has three main aims: to increase pioneering research collaborations with creative sector partners, to widen cultural engagement and participation and to build the skills of our students.

We thrive on ideas from the creative and cultural sector and nurture partnership between arts professionals, researchers and students from all disciplines.

We are strengthening our position as a global centre of research and teaching excellence in culture, building sustainable partnerships in a city, region and nation rich in artistic innovation and cultural aspiration.

Research

Pioneering research with our partners

Research

Cultural engagement

Widening cultural engagement and participation

Cultural engagement

Working with students

Building opportunities and skills

Working with students

Our partnerships

Creative collaboration

Our partnerships

Events

Upcoming Events

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Dec 13
to
Feb 23

Discover the stories and history behind Public Art on campus. See how the artworks mirror the development of University life at Leeds.

Dec 13
to
Feb 23

Follow our exhibition from The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery to the Great Hall to discover Emily Ford’s story and art works.

Dec 13
to
Feb 23

What is time and how much of it do we have? Through still life, artists are able to capture moments in time and tell a story.

News

SOLD! The antiques trade gets its first museum exhibition

Arts & Culture, Business & Economy
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Poetry prize aims to nurture new talent

Arts & Culture
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Light Night 2018 on campus

Arts & Culture, University
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University plays biggest role yet in Ilkley Literature Festival

Arts & Culture
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And the Leeds International Piano Competition winner is…

Arts & Culture, Global
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Leeds shares massive R&D boost for UK’s creative industries

Arts & Culture, Business & Economy, Working with business
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Coming to a platform near you … Leeds Piano Trail

Arts & Culture, University
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