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Leeds University Library Galleries

The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery and Treasures of the Brotherton Gallery

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Leeds University Library Galleries

Visit our free, public galleries to see our exceptional collections of fine art, artefacts, rare books and manuscripts. The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery offers innovative art exhibitions from the University Art Collection and Treasures of the Brotherton Gallery displays the finest rare books, manuscripts, art and archives from our world renowned Special Collections. Come to one of our events and enjoy some online highlights of our collections.


A cropped blue head with a wide open mouth. Image from the cover of 'Anarchy' Magazine, 1960s
Brotherton Dome and Meeting in Room 404, New Arts Block, Fine Arts Department, 15 February 1989. © Stephen Chaplin 
Image credit University of Leeds
Image: Chaosmos Studio, ‘Surface Material’ (2019), digital print on newsprint, 50cm x 26, unframed.


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A visitor participating in Pen to paper at Leeds University Library Galleries

Drop in and write with us every Wednesday afternoon.

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People sitting the Gallery sketching with pads and pencils

Drop in and draw with us every Friday afternoon.

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A member of staff gives a short talk on a painting in the gallery.

Pop in for 5 minutes to hear personal responses to an object on display in our Galleries and perhaps uncover a few little-known stories or facts at the same time.

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A group of visitors enjoying a curators talk at the launch of an exhibition

Join us to mark an exhibition which explores 70 years of The School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies at the University of Leeds.

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Opening times

The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery and The Treasures of the Brotherton Gallery have the same opening hours.

Tuesday–Saturday: 10am–5pm
Closed Mondays and Sundays, bank holidays and days when the University buildings are closed.

FREE and open to the public

Address and directions

Stanley and Audrey Burton Gallery and Treasures of the Brotherton Gallery
Parkinson Building
Woodhouse Lane
University of Leeds