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#PMCreativeChallenge: Week 1

June 7, 20209:11 amSeptember 28, 2023 9:15 am

As you may know, we have teamed up with local artist Nancy Haslam-Chance for The Peace Museum Creative Challenge – a series of 8 weekly art challenges based around objects in our collection. This week we’ve taken inspiration from a dove sculpture by Josefina de Vasconcellos, who has inspired us to look for peace symbols in our own […]

The Peace Museum Creative Challenge Introduction

June 1, 20209:06 amSeptember 28, 2023 9:09 am

Thanks to RESPONSE funding from Bradford Council, we’re thrilled to be working with a local artist to launch The Peace Museum Creative Challenge – a series of weekly art challenges based around our collection, starting on Monday 1st June. After a public call out, the museum have commissioned Bradford-born artist Nancy Haslam Chance to create a series of 8 […]

Easter Children’s Activities

April 1, 202010:03 amOctober 5, 2023 9:21 am

We hope everyone is staying safe and has an enjoyable Easter weekend. Our education team has made some easy Easter  themed activities for kids. You can download them below by clicking the links in the titles.

A Women’s March Through Time – IWD 2020

March 8, 202010:12 amSeptember 28, 2023 10:15 am

To celebrate International Women’s Day, join us for A Woman’s March Through Time – a taster of our virtual reality experience all about female protest. Come along and don a headset, travel through time and history and explore the story of women’s resistance. Using artefacts from the Peace Museum’s unique collection, this VR experience invites you to wander […]

The Eye as Witness: Recording the Holocaust

January 1, 202010:15 amSeptember 28, 2023 10:17 am

Past Exhibition January 2020- March 2020 Our latest exhibition The Eye as Witness: Recording the Holocaust, from National Holocaust Centre and Museum and University of Nottingham, examines the photographs taken during the Holocaust and asks the question; through who’s eyes are we seeing the past? 9th January 2020 – 27th March 2020 at The Peace Museum.  Opening […]

War and Peace: Researching how sensitive issues are approached in museum learning

January 1, 202010:06 amSeptember 28, 2023 10:12 am

In 2018 and 2019, our Learning and Engagement Officer, Shannen Johnson, teamed up up Emily Elsworth, Education Assistant, Royal Armouries to undertake a research project into how sensitive histories around war and peace are approached in museum learning. The research was funded through the GEM Yorkshire and Humber ReachOUT Bursary and took Shannen and Emily […]

Paper Peace: BLINK Dewsbury

November 9, 201910:48 amSeptember 28, 2023 10:51 am

Past event: Paper Peace: BLINK Dewsbury We’re so excited to have been a part of the Paper Peace project from London based arts company Emergency Exit Arts. Paper Peace is a national programme of activity exploring the UK’s peace heritage. As the lead heritage partner, we have used our collection to inspire different projects as part […]

Over the Fence… to the other side of the world

October 31, 201910:17 amSeptember 28, 2023 10:35 am

PAST EXHIBITION- October 2019-December 2020 Our latest exhibition entitled Over the Fence… to the other side of the world explores the untold stories Britain’s nuclear test veterans. We’re having a special opening event featuring talks from the guest curators Becky Alexis-Martin and Wesley Perriman as well as a chance to look around the exhibition. Drop in […]

From Gas Attack to Peace: An Introduction to the Tehran Peace Museum

September 27, 201910:45 amSeptember 28, 2023 10:47 am

PAST EVENT Join International Peace Activist Elaheh Pooyandeh for an introduction to the Tehran Peace Museum and its journey ‘from Gas Attack to Peace’. Friday 27th September 5.30 – 7pm. The Peace Museum welcomes you to a special closing event for Life, Peace and Nothing Else – an exhibition of paintings by 9 year old Iranian Artist and […]

No Pride in War – Reflections on Pride

September 5, 201910:51 amSeptember 28, 2023 10:53 am

Past event- Peace Out Exhibition  As part of our exhibition Peace OUT – exploring LGBTQ+ activism and peacemaking we invite you to No Pride in War – Reflections on Pride, an informal discussion event reflecting on this year’s Pride season. Join us on Thursday 5th September at The Peace Museum for this informal talk.  Speakers from The Peace Museum, […]