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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Jun 11
to
Jun 26

Independently created by 84 final year BA Fine Art students from the University of Leeds, Fickle Spaces welcomes the return of an in-person Degree Show.

News

Brotherton Library in bid to save works by Brontës, Scott and Austen

University, Arts & Culture
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Final year degree shows go live - in person and online

Arts & Culture
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Mysterious bird is subject of Leeds' first children's book

Arts & Culture
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University's key role in major cultural celebration

Arts & Culture, Working with our city
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Lost story of POW camp uncovered in new book

Arts & Culture, Society & Politics
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Leeds signs up to tackle waste in fashion

Business & Economy, Environment, Working with Business, Arts & Culture
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Wellcome funding for medical humanities

Arts & Culture
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