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The Cottingley Fairies: A Study in Deception

Event date
Tuesday 8th of June 2021 - Thursday 17th of November 2022 (Every day)
Categories
Exhibitions

Just over one hundred years ago Sir Arthur Conan Doyle published the Cottingley fairies photographs in “The Strand Magazine”.

A black and white image of a young person with fairies dancing around them

Visiting Artist's Talk — Jessica Rost

Event date
Monday 25th of October 2021, 02:00pm - 04:00pm
Categories
Lectures and seminars

For this week's Visiting Artist's Talk (VAT), we welcome sculptor and performance artist, Jessica Rost.

The Return: a sculpture featuring two illuminated owls by Jessica Rost at the Greenwich and Docklands Festival 2021.

University of Leeds at COP26

Event date
Tuesday 26th of October 2021, 03:00pm - 04:00pm
Categories
Lectures and seminars

Meet members of the University of Leeds community who will be attending COP26, the United Nations climate negotiations, and share any messages that you would like them to take along.

Aerial view of the University of Leeds campus featuring the Parkinson Building.

Get creative: life drawing with Rob Oldfield

Event date
Saturday 30th of October 2021, 02:00pm - 04:00pm

Rob Oldfield is back! Join the Galleries' old friend, artist and life drawing tutor extraordinaire in this online life drawing class.

Life drawing of a nude model reclining

All Souls Day

Event date
Monday 1st of November 2021, 01:00pm - 05:10pm

The Claire Chapel in the Emmanuel Centre will be open 1–5pm for people to drop-in and light a candle in memory of a loved one.

Democratic design — Michael Saward

Event date
Monday 1st of November 2021, 04:00pm - 05:30pm
Categories
Lectures and seminars

This talk is part of the Museum Legitimacies Event Series 2021-22 — political innovation in, against and beyond art galleries, museum and heritage organisations.

Colourful sign that reads 'Museum'

Environmental Groups and Legal Expertise

Event date
Wednesday 3rd of November 2021, 03:00pm - 04:00pm
Categories
Lectures and seminars

Professor Carolyn Abbot and Professor Maria Lee join us to discuss their book, Environmental Groups and Legal Expertise.