We house a large number of objects and artefacts across a wide range of subjects and disciplines. From the internationally famous Charnia fossil to rare Victorian beam engines, we have something for everyone in our museums. Here you will find links to a variety of dedicated websites that all directly relate to the Leicester Arts and Museums Service collections.
BBC Your Paintings
Your Paintings is a website which aims to show the entire UK national collection of oil paintings, the stories behind the paintings, and where to see them for real.
Discover, enjoy and be inspired by the art, stories and artists of this exciting movement. Here we tell the story of the beginnings of the Expressionist movement in Germany.
Explore the story the East Midlands knitting industry over the past four hundred years. Access our virtual museum and a range of other information.
Read about the life of Leicester's Ernest Gimson and the origins of the Arts and Crafts Movement. Using the virtual museum you can also explore the Arts and Crafts furniture held in Leicester's Collection.