Here you find an overview of all exhibitions at The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery in Leeds. Besides the current temporary exhibitions, the overview lists permanent exhibitions, upcoming exhibitions and past exhibitions.


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Still Life: Things Devouring Time
23Mar

Still Life: Things Devouring Time

Bringing historic Dutch still life paintings together with works by contemporary artists Simon Ward, Dawn Woolley, Caroline McCarthy and Nicole Keeley the exhibition builds on the historical explorati...
Forgotten Victorian Women Translators: The religious lives and literary work of Susanna and Catherine Winkworth
24Nov

Forgotten Victorian Women Translators: The religious lives and literary work of Susanna and Catherine Winkworth

Susanna and Catherine Winkworth were Victorian women who translated theological texts. They contributed to religious and intellectual debates in the mid-19th century. This was a bold undertaking becau...
Exhibition Preview - Still Life: Things Devouring Time
20Nov

Exhibition Preview - Still Life: Things Devouring Time

An exhibition exploring consumer culture and social, environmental and sustainability issues relevant today. Bringing together contemporary still life artwork and historic Dutch still life paintings....
FUAM Graduate Art Prize Exhibition 2018
03Nov

FUAM Graduate Art Prize Exhibition 2018

Now in its sixth year, the FUAM Graduate Art Prize, supported by the Friends of University Art & Music (FUAM) rewards the artistic excellence of students completing BA studies in Art and Design and Fi...
Transformation
28Jul

Transformation

From the quiet philanthropy of the Burton Family to the incisive vision of its Keeper, Dr Hilary Diaper, this exhibition celebrates the remarkable efforts to create a public space for the University o...
Facing up to the Muses: Tony Harrison and Theatre
16Jun

Facing up to the Muses: Tony Harrison and Theatre

Tony Harrison is Britain's leading poet-playwright. Over 50 years, he has been responsible for major innovations in theatrical practice. He has translated classical drama for modern day audiences and...
Austin Wright: Emerging Forms
17Mar

Austin Wright: Emerging Forms

Austin Wright: Emerging Forms focuses on Austin Wright's sculpture and drawings between 1955-75, a crucial period for the development of his practice and reputation in the art world. Austin Wright wa...
Designing Yorkshire Pottery: for the many, not the few
03Mar

Designing Yorkshire Pottery: for the many, not the few

Every year the Education Room in The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery becomes home to special displays when groups of MA students from Art Gallery and Museum Studies take over and create brand new inte...
Opening Reception - Austin Wright: Emerging Forms
21Nov

Opening Reception - Austin Wright: Emerging Forms

This exhibition explores the career of Yorkshire-based sculptor Austin Wright, Gregory Fellow in Sculpture at the University of Leeds from 1961-1964. Starting from the striking outdoor artwork Limbo...
FUAM Graduate Art Prize Show 2017
04Nov

FUAM Graduate Art Prize Show 2017

Wednesday 9 August - Saturday 4 November 2017 Opening Reception: Tuesday 8 August 2017, 6-8pm. Free, all welcome. Now in its fifth year the FUAM Graduate Art Prize, supported by the Friends of Unive...
Footsteps into Art Display
19Aug

Footsteps into Art Display

21st June - 19th August 2017 The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery will be showcasing work from five local primary schools as part of the Footsteps into Art project. Footsteps into Art is an exciting...
Opening Reception - The FUAM Graduate Art Prize 2017
08Aug

Opening Reception - The FUAM Graduate Art Prize 2017

Everyone is invited to the opening reception for the FUAM Graduate Art Prize show, supported by the Friends of University Art & Music (FUAM). Now in its fifth year the FUAM Graduate Prize rewards the...
Kenneth Armitage: Sculpture and Drawing of the 1950s
15Jul

Kenneth Armitage: Sculpture and Drawing of the 1950s

Kenneth Armitage RA is one of Britain's most important sculptors of the post-war period and was Gregory Fellow at the University of Leeds from 1953-55. The exhibition at The Stanley & Audrey Burton Ga...
Kenneth Armitage and ‘The Geometry of Fear'
12Jul

Kenneth Armitage and ‘The Geometry of Fear'

At the 1952 Venice Biennale Kenneth Armitage was part of an exhibition of young sculptors showing their work in the British Pavilion. This event not only marked a significant point in the development...
Future Legacies: Collections, Collecting and Artists’ Books
10Jun

Future Legacies: Collections, Collecting and Artists’ Books

11 February - 10 June 2017 In 2007 artists and academics John McDowall and Chris Taylor curated an extensive exhibition of artists' books within the original University of Leeds Gallery, bringing tog...
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