INSTALLATION, PHOTOGRAPHY, MOTHERHOOD
Leeds City Museum is host to a group of Love Arts exhibitions. Check them out from Tuesday 9 October, or come along to the Love Arts at Leeds City Museum on Friday 12 October take part in the workshops and activities on offer too.
THE OTHER IN MOTHER
by Sarah Greaves
A stunning and immersive visual arts installation within a geodesic dome by artist Sarah Greaves, exploring the diverse experiences of motherhood and maternal transition through manipulated objects.
ALLIGATOR LAY EGG BUT HIM A NUH FOWL – IDENTITIES IN MOTION
by Natasha Pyne
A daughter and granddaughter of the Windrush generation, Natasha’s work explores the spaces of mixed-heritage identities and questions some of the assumptions made about those identities in Britain. Her thought provoking installation transforms the museum’s interior. Catch her in action creating this work throughout the week.
by Creative Mothers Project
Creative Mothers Project invite you to see their stunning cloth banners, powered by supporting one other as mothers and copious amounts of tea! The project enables mothers to find some creative time, and to explore what it means to step into motherhood.
“Even the bins look depressed”: A pleasant walk through austerity, gender and wellbeing in Leeds
Local residents document the austerity landscape of Leeds. By turning the camera lens outward, the project connects gender and wellbeing to wider socio-political issues, moving beyond dominant individualised concepts of health.
In partnership with Leeds Beckett University
Tues 9 – Fri 12 Oct
Leeds City Museum, 3 Millennium Square, Leeds LS2 3AD
Access: The main entrance to the museum is at the front of the building and is accessible via hand railed steps and a ramp or at ground level through the café. Both entrances have automatic doors that open outwards.
There are accessible toilets on every floor in the Museum, all of which are clearly signposted and marked on the site map. Copies of the site map are available at the Museum entrance. Facilities in the accessible toilets include emergency alarms and fire alarms with flashing lights. These toilets are not RADAR key operated.
The entire museum is accessible. A lift to each floor has capacity for up to two wheelchairs on any one journey.