Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures

School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies

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Image of Griselda Pollock © University of Leeds

Why do images fascinate us? Do they have power over us?

7th February 2017, 5.15pm

This lecture is for teachers and Key Stage 5 students with an interest in art, art history, English, culture, politics, history or philosophy.

January 2017

Treasures of the Brotherton Take 5

Take 5: At the Treasures Gallery

28th October 201628th January 2017

Take a break, pick up one of six stories and take a closer look at an object in the Treasures of the Brotherton Gallery.
Keith Wilson, Sign for Art (Stelae), 2014 (detail)

Creating Communities: The Secret Lives of Sculptures

29th October 201628th January 2017

A display showing the development of a selection of campus sculptures, curated by MA Art Gallery and Museum Studies students.
Artwork by Jacob Bennett 2016. Inspired by Marie Hartley's style and work (detail)

Marie Hartley: A Glimpse of Yorkshire

29th October 201628th January 2017

An exhibition showcasing a selection of the vast number of artworks by Marie Hartley in the University's art collection, curated by MA Art Gallery and Museum Studies students.
Image to illustrate talk by Pauline J Yao

Building from the Inside Out: Hong Kong's M+ Museum for Visual Culture

25th January 2017, 4.00pm5.30pm

Join us for the first in our spring research seminar series when we welcome speaker Pauline J. Yao, Lead Curator for Visual Art at M+ and Leverhulme Visiting Professor.
Evergree 2016 (detail). Oil on Canvas. Courtesy of Lindsey Bull.

Visiting Artist’s Talk – Lindsey Bull

30th January 2017, 2.00pm3.30pm

Lindsey Bull is based in Manchester. Her work explores psychological states, reality and illusion through figurative painting.
School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies on University Road. Image courtesy of Infinite 3D Photography.

Launch of the new building for the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies

8th February 2017, 5.00pm9.00pm

Join us to celebrate the official opening of our new building, with guest alumni Ingrid Roscoe (Lord Lieutenant of West Yorkshire) and Peter Morgan (creator/writer of Netflix drama series 'The Crown').
Parkinson Tower University of Leeds

University of Leeds Postgraduate Open Day

10th February 2017, 10.30am3.00pm

The postgraduate open day is a great way to find out more about the range of taught and research opportunities Leeds has to offer.
Detail from The National Gallery when at Mr JJ Angersteins House Pall Mall 1824-34 Frederick MacKenzie c. Victoria and Albert Museum

Private Collecting and Public Display: Art Markets and Museums

30th March 201731st March 2016

A conference at the University of Leeds, organised by the Centre for the Study of the Art and Antiques Market.