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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 […]

The Peace Museum is taking part in The Wild Escape scheme

November 25, 20229:45 amSeptember 29, 2023 9:50 am

The Peace Museum will be running a series of 10 free workshops for schools in 2023 as part of Museum Development England’s The Wild Escape scheme, in partnership with Art Fund UK. These sessions will be for KS2 classes in the Bradford area, and will run from January to March next year. The artwork produced […]

Race Equality at The Peace Museum – Autumn 2022 Update

September 21, 20229:50 amSeptember 29, 2023 9:54 am

Last autumn, we posted an update for Black History Month, reviewing what we were doing as a museum to promote racial equality. A year on, we would like to update you on what we’ve been up to, and what our plans are for the future. Let us know about any additional changes you want to […]

We’re hiring a Project Administrator! – CLOSED

August 1, 202210:13 amSeptember 29, 2023 10:16 am

We are recruiting! It is an exciting time for the team as we prepare for our new premises move, and we are now seeking a Project Administrator to join our team for the duration of the IMAGINE project! The role will be crucial in transforming our organisation and helping us to open The Peace Museum […]

Greenham Banner at Tate Liverpool for Radical Landscapes Exhibition

May 13, 202210:23 amSeptember 29, 2023 10:26 am

A banner from The Peace Museum collection is currently on display as part of the Radical Landscapes exhibition at Tate Liverpool. Radical landscapes, an exhibition that opened earlier this month and runs until September 4th, looks at the British landscape from a different perspective. It contains over 150 artworks that explore themes such as activism, […]