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Quentin Bell, Levitating Woman (maquette for The Dreamer) ©Olivier Bell  Image ©University of Leeds

Ceramic Box Sculptures with Mark Burns Cassell


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Saturday 23 May 2015 13:30 - 16:00
The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery

As our Summer of Public Art gets under way on Campus, Mark Burns Cassell will be in the Gallery to encourage the creation of sculpturally inspired ceramics works.

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Monday 25 May 2015
The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery

Sorry, the Gallery is closed for the Bank Holiday on Monday 25 and Tuesday 26 May 2015.

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variety of sea shells

A day for Curio•sea•ty - Embossing


Wednesday 27 May 2015 11:00 - 16:30
The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery

CURIO•SEA•TY is an art project and exhibition by artists Lorna Barrowclough and Hondartza Fraga exploring human relationships with the sea. Join this workshop and help contribute to their exhibition!

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colourful fishing nets

A day for Curio•sea•ty - Spool Knitting


Thursday 28 May 2015 11:00 - 16:30
The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery

A second workshop here at the Gallery, run by CURIO•SEA•TY at; an art project and exhibition organised by artists Lorna Barrowclough and Hondartza Fraga exploring human relationships with the sea.

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Detail from, Morning, or The Benevolent Sportsman © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

Bohemians and Marginal Communities in the 18th Century: George Morland in Context


Friday 29 May 2015 10:00 - 17:00
The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery

The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery presents a free symposium, bringing together academic discussion of the work of late 18th century English painter George Morland.

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Gilding Workshop ©Rob Oldfield

Gold Leaf and Gilding with Rob Oldfield [George Morland in Context]


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Saturday 30 May 2015 10:30 - 13:30
The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery

A repeat workshop planned to complement our symposium on the life and work of George Morland. Designed with the beginner in mind, this workshop will provide the chance to learn a new, unique craft.

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Detail from, Morning, or The Benevolent Sportsman © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

What they told me was quieter than tree trunks


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Saturday 30 May 2015 14:30 - 16:00
The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery

George Morland painted the margins of society. Discover what it’s like to be living on the edge of things in the 21st century in this participatory performance event.

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Talking Pictures Part 2


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Saturday 2 May 2015 11:00 - 16:00
The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery

Do you have an eye for dialogue? An ear for colour? Step into the realm of BBC Radio drama and learn from the experts in this exclusive two-part event!

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Monday 4 May 2015 10:00 - 17:00
The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery

Sorry, we're closed for the bank holiday today.

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Imagined Landscapes


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Saturday 9 May 2015 13:30 - 16:00
The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery

Join artist Alice Clayden for this family friendly, imaginative workshop! Take inspiration from the world around you to create your own landscape images with paint, print, collage and drawing!

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George Morland, Easy Money (detail), oil on canvas. Kirklees Collection: Huddersfield Art Gallery

Museums at Night: Peripherals | Life on the Modern Margins


Thursday 14 May 2015 17:00 - 19:00
The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery

The Performance & Cultural Industry students at the University of Leeds are proud to present an immersive evening of performance addressing the experiences of people living on the margins of society.

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George Morland, Easy Money (detail), oil on canvas. Kirklees Collection: Huddersfield Art Gallery

Museums At Night by Day! Peripherals: Life on the Modern Margins


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Saturday 16 May 2015 14:00 - 16:00
The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery

The Performance & Cultural Industry students at the University of Leeds are proud to present an immersive afternoon of performance addressing the experiences of people living on the margins of society

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Detail from George Morland, The Old Red Lion Inn, oil on canvas. The University of Leeds Art Collection

Write Me a Picture | Creative Writing with Suzannah Evans


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Saturday 16 May 2015 11:00 - 13:00
The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery

Award-winning poet Suzannah Evans will be in the Gallery once again; this time, to encourage the generation of unique creative responses to works currently on display. Come and get writing!...

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Paper jewellery bracelet, photograph courtesy of Hayley McColl
Read about all upcoming and past events at the Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery.

sabgallery: Dr Martin Purvis will ask what Morland's coastal scenes reveal about 18th century society at our free symposium! t.co/3nXkH3YtGZ

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sabgallery: Just to let everyone know the Gallery is open as normal tomorrow but we will be closed Sunday, Monday, Tuesday! t.co/F4zLBbsUiq

17 hrs ago

sabgallery: We are hosting a symposium to celebrate the new artwork on campus, 'A Spire', by Simon Fujiwara...t.co/mywZfZd8GV #LeedsPublicArt

17 hrs ago

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