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Lee Miller and Surrealism in Britain

22 Jun - 07 Oct 2018

"She blurred the boundaries between art and photojournalism in a way that anticipates more contemporary approaches" - The Times

This exhibition tells the story of Surrealism in Britain and shines a light on the little known, but exciting, cultural moment, through Miller’s lens.

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Viviane Sassen: Hot Mirror

22 Jun - 07 Oct 2018, free entry

"It is as though you have tumbled into Sassen’s mind and find yourself suspended in a half-awake, half-asleep state" - AnOther Magazine

Hot Mirror presents a survey of work by internationally renowned Dutch artist and photographer Viviane Sassen.

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Explore & Draw stations

Available in the galleries every day, 10am - 5pm, free

Borrow looking tools, handling objects and drawing materials to explore the galleries and create your own artworks, FREE

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Bright Light Sculptures

Sun 1 July, Tue 21, Wed 22, Thurs 23 Aug, Sun 23 Sep, Drop-in 11am - 4pm, FREE

Drop-in family workshop, suitable for 2 - 12 year olds

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Summer Mosaic Workshop

25 Aug 2018, 10.30am - 4pm, £60 / £45 Members

Create an intricate mosaic piece to take home with you or give as a gift this summer.

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Felt Making

Sun 10 June, Tue 24, Wed 25, Thurs 26 July, Sun 26 Aug, Drop-in 11am - 4pm, FREE

Drop-in family workshop, suitable for 2 - 12 year olds

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Bank Holiday Outdoor Sculpture Building

Mon 27 Aug, Drop-in 11am - 4pm, Free

Drop-in workshop suitable for 2-12 year olds.

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Dream Worlds

Sun 12 Aug, Tue 28, Wed 29, Thurs 30 Aug, Sun 30 Sep, Drop-in 11am – 4pm, Free

Drop-in family workshop, suitable for 2 - 12 year olds.

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Mindful Makers

Sat 7 July, Sat 11 Aug, Sat 1 Sep, Sat 13 Oct, 10.30 - 11.45am

£7 for 1 adult with 1 child, suitable for 18 months+
Join artist Jennyanne Smith for a morning of children’s yoga including movement, meditation and mindful art activities inspired by artwork in the galleries.

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Silkscreen Printing Introduction

1 Sept 2018, 10.30am - 4pm, £50 / £37.50 Members

Create a series of quick and experimental screen-printed posters with artists from West Yorkshire Print Workshop.

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Sculpt and Play

Tue 31 July, Wed 1 Aug, Thurs 2 Aug, Sun 2 Sep, Sun 21 Oct, Drop-in 11am - 4pm, Free

Drop-in workshop suitable for 2-12 year olds

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Toddler Tuesdays

3 July, 7 Aug, 4 Sept, 2 Oct, £7 for 1 adult, 1 child + £2 per additional child/ adult

A creative morning for you and your toddler. Suitable for 18 months – 4 years.

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Future exhibitions

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Our past exhibitions

A guide to our ambitious, world-class exhibitions programme and collection displays since opening in 2011.