Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures

School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies

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Plan • Prepare • Provide ― Art Teachers Residential

9th July 201811th July 2018

This 2.5 day residential course at the University of Leeds offers a unique opportunity for teachers and their schools to improve their delivery of both academic and practical art lessons.

February 2018

Marie Hartley and Joan Ingilby. Marie standing by (?painting) the big picture of Askrigg (December 1984), © Marie Hartley Estate Image © University of Leeds.

Now Then: Peek into the Dales

7th December 20173rd March 2018

Marie Hartley (1905-2006), artist, author, photographer and social historian, spent over 75 years documenting life in The Yorkshire Dales. This exhibition showcases a selection of her artworks and books, all of which hold social, cultural and historical importance. Curated by MA Art Gallery and Museum Studies students.
Yorkshire Pottery

Designing Yorkshire Pottery: for the many, not the few

7th December 20173rd March 2018

From the origins of characteristic Yorkshire creamware to the legacy of Yorkshire pottery today, immerse yourself in ceramic design. The story is told through a selection of Yorkshire Ceramics from the University of Leeds Art Collection, curated by MA Art Gallery and Museum Studies students.
Morgan Quaintance

Visiting Artist’s Talk – Morgan Quaintance

19th February 2018, 2.00pm3.30pm

Morgan Quaintance is a London-based writer, musician, broadcaster and curator.
Image of Hands for Darian Leader research seminar at Leeds

Darian Leader — Hands

21st February 2018, 3.00pm5.00pm

Join us for the latest in our spring research seminar series when we welcome speaker Darian Leader, a practicing analyst and the founder of the Centre for Freudian Analysis and Research.
Clip art image to illustrate an auction

Silent Auction

21st February 2018, 6.00pm9.00pm

A fundraiser event for this year's BA Fine Art Degree Show. Your chance to own a future masterpiece!
Detail from General Election Swarm of Bees by W. D. Ewan. Wellcome Collection CCBY.

Political Economy in Action: The Government of Circulation in Eighteenth-Century Beekeeping Manual

5th March 2018, 5.30pm

The Eighteenth Century Studies Seminar welcomes speaker Dr Elisabeth Wallman (French Department, UCL).
Photograph: Simon Lewandowski

A Ciascuno il Suo (Words Fail) – Simon Lewandowski

7th March 201828th March 2018

Project Space hosts a exhibition of work by artist & Associate Professor in Fine Art, Simon Lewankowski.
The Hepworth Wakefield

The Glory of the Garden: Art, Place, Politics

14th March 2018, 4.00pm5.30pm

Join us for the latest in our spring research seminar series when Sarah Harvey Richardson and Gill Park will draw on their PhD research undertaken in the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies.