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October 2014

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Mobile by Lu Mason. Image © The Artist

Grown-up Paper Mobiles with Lu Mason


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Saturday 25 October 2014 14:00 - 16:00
The Stanley and Audrey Burton Gallery

Mobiles aren't just for the kids' bedrooms! When you see some of the creations that artist Lu Mason produces you will soon agree.

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Image © The University of Leeds Special Collections

Opening Reception: The Individual Remains - Untold Stories of the First World War


Tuesday 28 October 2014 18:00 - 19:30
The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery

Join us for a first look at a new display in the Gallery, curated by students from the MA Art Gallery and Museum Studies course at The University of Leeds.

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Detail from a photograph of Vase by Akeelah Bertram, 2013. Image © The Artist

Leeds Light Night 2014


Friday 3 October 2014 18:00 - 22:00
The Stanley and Audrey Burton Gallery

Chorus: A Legacies of War art installation by Leeds based artist and last year's FUAM Graduate Art Prize winner, Akeelah Bertram.

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Emily Ford, Flying Figure, 1889. Image © University of Leeds Art Collection

Life Drawing


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Saturday 4 October 2014 14:00 - 16:00
The Stanley and Audrey Burton Gallery

Life drawing workshop with experienced tutor and artist Rob Oldfield! "An excellent way to spend 2 hours..." Held the first Saturday of the Month throughout 2014.

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The Big Draw 2014. Image © The Big Draw

The Big Draw. Whose world is it anyway?!


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Saturday 4 October 2014 13:00 - 16:00
The Stanley and Audrey Burton Gallery

This year's theme for the world's biggest drawing festival, The Big Draw, is "It's our world." Come along and join us in drawing elements that make up that world, from butterflies to bones and more.

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Puppet Making with Amy Hirst

Flights of Fancy – Puppet making workshop


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Saturday 11 October 2014 14:00 - 16:00
The Stanley and Audrey Burton Gallery

Join us for this exciting creative workshop and make your own imaginative bird puppet with artist Amy Hirst.

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Detail from Victor Pasmore, Green Abstract, c.1946-8, With permission © Victor Pasmore Estate.

IN FOCUS: The Herbert Read Collection


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Saturday 18 October 2014 14:00 - 15:00
The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery

Another IN FOCUS talk organised alongside the University Library's Special Collections, this talk will look at the legacy and archive that Sir Herbert Read left behind him.

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Paper jewellery bracelet, photograph courtesy of Hayley McColl
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