A playlist of 10 x 15-minute or 2 x 60-minute omnibus programmes on Banksy. Stories are told by people who have worked closely with him. The programmes were broadcast on BBC radio 4 in July 2023. The playlist is only available to listen to in the UK.
A special issue of Museum and Society has been published on the topic of museums in Ukraine https://journals.le.ac.uk/ojs1/index.php/mas/issue/view/231
A major exhibition about punk, Rage and Revolution is now on at New Walk Museum. It is supported by the University, specifically the newly-founded Heritage Hub and Emma Parker from the School of Arts has contributed to it having written the text on Joe Orton’s influence on punk, and on women and punk. Emma will […]
Collaborative ART Archive (CARTA) Portal Launched Supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the National Endowment for the Humanities, this site provides access to an web archive of 800 art resources, which have been deemed at risk of disappearing from the Internet. They are organized into 8 collections -art criticism, art fairs and […]
Museum and Society, one of our university’s open-access journals, has published a new issue. Articles include: … and more. Read the articles here: https://journals.le.ac.uk/ojs1/index.php/mas/issue/view/230
AOPf22 project: Association of photographers has set up an online gallery to encourage collaboration and connections with female and non-binary photographers and networks. The members were invited to create work on the theme of community and all it encompasses. The results can be viewed online. Each photo has extended captions.
The University Library is displaying 6 flags during LGBT+ History Month. This digital exhibition – Beyond the Rainbow – describes 15 different pride flags and discusses the symbolism of their design and colours.
Virtual Tour: Bonnets, Bandoliers and Ballot Papers The National Museum of Ireland have created this online exhibition tour focussing on the campaign for women’s rights in Ireland 1880s-1920s.
Revealing the Lived Experience of Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic People in Wales has been produced by Melian Dialogue for the Archives and Records Council Wales and funded by the Welsh Government. It aims to raise awareness of and increase access to cultural collections for people within Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities. The first […]
To start LGBT history month, the launch of the Queer Heritage and Collections Network website. The Network is made up of professionals in archives and museums who are seeking to improve collecting, access and inclusion. The website includes the full recordings from Symposium 2021 and Symposium 2022, a review of the academic literature on queer […]