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[CLOSED] JOB OPPORTUNITIES: The Commonweal Trust is seeking to appoint 2 roles in collaboration with The Peace Museum

January 22, 202411:05 amFebruary 26, 2024 9:37 am

The deadlines for these roles have now passed. The Commonweal Trust is currently recruiting for two part-time roles in collaboration with The Peace Museum and the J.B. Priestley Library. We are looking for: Collection Development Worker  To manage the Commonweal Collection and provide access to its resources for activist individuals and organisations, in order to […]

We’re Hiring! The Peace Museum is seeking to appoint two roles: Learning & Engagement Lead and Development Lead [CLOSED]

December 20, 202312:12 pmJanuary 22, 2024 10:59 am

The deadline to apply for these roles has now passed. – We are looking for a Learning & Engagement Lead and a Development Lead to join our friendly and passionate team during this exciting transition period at The Peace Museum. The Learning & Engagement Lead will contribute to, and deliver, the Education, Learning & Development Strategy […]

Watch – Leeds Olof Palme Memorial Peace Lecture 2023

November 9, 202310:26 am

The Peace Museum’s Chair of Trustees, Dr Clive Barrett, gave the Olof Palme Memorial Peace Lecture at the Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds on October 25th. The lecture, Our objects are peace, a culture of peace is our object.  How the peace museum holds the past and releases the future lasts for an hour with […]

The Peace Museum is seeking new trustees. [CLOSED]

November 7, 202310:42 amJanuary 15, 2024 11:16 am

This opportunity has now closed. To keep up to date with future opportunities at The Peace Museum, you can join our mailing list at the bottom of this page and follow us online @peacemuseumuk Do you want to make a difference? Are you interested in helping to promote a peaceful future, by sharing stories of […]

We’ve been awarded a Bradford 2025 City of Culture large scale capital grant

October 11, 202311:01 amOctober 13, 2023 11:14 am

The Peace Museum has been awarded a Bradford 2025 City of Culture large scale capital grant. The grant will enable us to carry out the building works required to open the new Peace Museum in Salts Mill in summer 2024. These works are part of the IMAGINE: Creating The Peace Museum of theFuture project. Also […]

Olof Palme Memorial Peace Lecture 2023

October 6, 20239:58 am

This year’s Leeds annual Olof Palme Memorial Peace Lecture will be given by the Chair of Trustees at The Peace Museum, Clive Barrett. The Leeds annual Olof Palme Memorial Peace Lecture was first established in 1987 by then MEP for Leeds, and former Leeds councillor, Michael McGowan, in memory of Olof Palme, a politician, statesman, […]

The Peace Museum is working with local visitor experience design company The Creative Core

September 4, 20239:19 amSeptember 29, 2023 9:27 am

We’re working with visitor experience design company The Creative Core to develop our new public exhibition and engagement spaces at Salts Mill in Saltaire. The galleries have been designed with accessibility and audience engagement in mind, and will display a larger proportion of our collection. We’re aiming to reopen these galleries to the public in […]

The Peace Museum is Moving to Salts Mill

June 19, 20239:32 amSeptember 29, 2023 9:40 am

The Peace Museum has received a National Lottery Heritage Fund grant of £245,651 towards our ‘IMAGINE: Creating The Peace Museum of the Future’ project. Made possible by money raised by National Lottery players, the project will create brand-new public exhibition and engagement spaces at Salts Mill in Saltaire. We are aiming to reopen the museum to the […]

The Peace Museum has received a Level One Race in Heritage Award

June 15, 20239:40 amSeptember 29, 2023 9:43 am

The Peace Museum is thrilled to announce that we have been awarded a Level One Race in Heritage Award. A joint venture initiative between Black Cultural Archives and Inclusive Boards, the Race in Heritage Award is the only initiative in the United Kingdom that recognises and awards Arts, Culture and Heritage organisations that are actively […]

We’ve been awarded Art Fund funding as part of their Reimagine grants scheme

January 10, 20239:43 amSeptember 29, 2023 9:45 am

We’ve been awarded £48,883 as part of Art Fund’s Reimagine grants programme, to redevelop our engagement programme for our brand-new museum. At the end of 2022, Art Fund announced that it had awarded a total of £1.8m for projects which will help museums reimagine engagement with audiences. The Peace Museum has received some of this […]