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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.

Exhibitions

Rights and Romance: Representing Gypsy Lives
Visitors in the main space of the The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery
Photo of Tony Harrison

Events

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Figure holding sketching materials and looking into an illuminated display case

Drop in and draw with us every Friday afternoon.

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Photo of Tony Harrison

The third annual Sheppard event will celebrate Tony Harrison’s work in theatre. It will include readings and performance from Tony, and specially invited guests Sian Thomas and Barrie Rutter.

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Hands doing a chalk drawing of a reclined figure

Join us in our monthly Life Drawing class with Gallery favourite, experienced artist and tutor, Rob Oldfield.

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Collage of Dr Hilary Diaper alongside the Transformation exhibition

Dr Hilary Diaper, former Keeper of the University Art Collection and Gallery, reminisces about the trials, tribulations and delights of organising and expanding the University’s art collection.

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Opening times

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

Monday: 1pm–5pm
Tuesday–Saturday: 10am–5pm
Closed Sundays, bank holidays and days when the University buildings are closed.

The Galleries will be closed on Monday 7 May and Monday 28 and Tuesday 29 May because of the bank holidays.

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
Leeds
LS2 9JT