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Leicester Museums and Galleries Exhibition Archive


Leicester Museums and Galleries Exhibition Archive.

See also: current exhibitions.

The City Gallery
The City Gallery Exhibition Archive
nanoq – flat out and bluesome

nanoq – flat out and bluesome is the story of polar bears, the largest land predators on earth, and their journey from the arctic wilderness to the museums and stately homes of the UK. Find out more about nanoq...

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Craft and Design: Ernest Gimson and the Arts and Crafts Movement

Leicester-born Ernest Gimson was one of the major designers of the late 19th/early 20th centuries. He worked in London and the Cotswolds until his death in 1919 but his reputation extended to Germany, Scandinavia and the USA. Find out more about Craft and Design...


Also visit our Ernest Gimson and the Arts & Crafts Movement in Leicester website

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The Living Guru - The Holy Sikh Scripture

This exhibition marked the 300th celebrations of the enthronement of the Holy Sikh Scripture, the 'Guru Granth Sahib Ji', as the living spiritual teacher. Find out more about The Living Guru...

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Animated Adventures

An interactive journey through all things animated, Animated Adventures captured the full animation process from storyboards to post production. Find out more about Animated Adventures...

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Land and Life: The Landscape in Art

Land and Life: The Landscape in Art looked at how artists had captured the landscape in their paintings. Find out more about The Landscape in Art...

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The Ancient Greeks

The Ancient Greeks have shaped and influenced the history of mankind from the 8th century BC to the present day. Find out more about Ancient Greeks...

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About Joe Orton

Joe Orton was born on Leicester’s Saffron Lane estate in 1933. After joining a number of drama groups in his teenage years, Orton won a scholarship to RADA in 1951. Find out more about Joe Orton...
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Shell Wildlife Photographer of the Year

From years spent studying the oceans’ great predators to sleepless nights waiting for a glimpse of an endangered species, wildlife photographers have gone to great lengths to capture rare moments in nature. Find out more about Shell Wildlife Photographer of the Year... 

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Memories and Dreams of Life and Light

Memories and Dreams of Life and Light

Stories of three people who came to England seeking a place of safety and the different ways in which they have made Leicester their new home.

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