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British Textile Biennial: Banner Culture

July 28, 201910:37 amSeptember 28, 2023 10:45 am

We were thrilled to collaborate with British Textile Biennial for their mass banner exhibition Banner Culture. We loaned 26 banners from our collection to take part in the spectacular exhibition in Brierfield Mill, Lancashire.  Presenting banner making in all its forms, from the dignified, traditional processional to impromptu DIY messages of dissent, banners were crowdsourced from […]

Life, Peace and Nothing Else

July 12, 201910:57 amSeptember 28, 2023 11:00 am

PAST EXHIBITION- 12th July- 27th September 2019. The Peace Museum is delighted to announce a brand new temporary exhibition, Life Peace and Nothing Else featuring work by 9 year old Iranian artist, Kimiya. At  the age of nine years old Kimiya Nazanin Nargess Esmailpour has already had two painting exhibitions in the National Art Gallery of Iran. A child prodigy, with an IQ of 130, Kimiya is now having her second solo exhibition in the United […]

A Piece of Peace Pop Up Gallery

July 7, 201910:54 amSeptember 28, 2023 10:56 am

The Peace Museum has teamed up with East Street Arts to open A Piece of Peace – an accessible gallery space in Bradford’s Kirkgate Shopping Centre. Following a successful pop up space at the Old Costa on Kirkgate in Bradford, the museum now has a pop up gallery inside the Kirkgate shopping centre. The gallery […]

Peace OUT – Exhibition

May 23, 201911:01 amSeptember 28, 2023 11:08 am

Opening Thursday 23rd May 2019 at The Peace Museum- current exhibition  The Peace Museum is delighted to announce details of the next exhibition opening in our main galleries. Peace OUT explores LGBTQ+ activism and peace and will feature newly acquired objects to the museum’s collection. Working with community partners, it will share the stories of […]

This is who I am

February 21, 201911:08 amSeptember 28, 2023 11:14 am

Past Event for Peace OUT Exhibition  Peace OUT is a project exploring Peace and LGBTQ+ activism by The Peace Museum. Peace OUT explores campaigns for peace organised by LGBTQ+ groups and researches LGBTQ+ groups locally and their relation to peace as well as uncovering stories of Bradford and West Yorkshire LGBTQ+ peacemakers and activists. As part of this […]

Paper Peace by Emergency Exit Arts

December 28, 201811:15 amSeptember 28, 2023 11:17 am

We are very pleased to be heritage partners on Paper Peace a project by Emergency Exit Arts which aims to shed light on the legacy of treaties, the fragile nature of peace and the strength of the communities and individuals who work to sustain it. Emergency Exit Arts were founded in 1980 and began as […]

A Flawed Peace?

November 28, 201811:18 amSeptember 28, 2023 11:20 am

PAST EXHIBITION: November 2018- June 2019. The Peace Museum presents A Flawed Peace? An exhibition exploring post-war peace marking the First World War Centenary. The exhibition focusses on both heritage of the war and heritage of the peace and features a 1919 copy of the Treaty of Versailles, the peace treaty signed after the war. The 1919 […]

The Cell Block

September 8, 201811:42 amSeptember 28, 2023 11:45 am

Past exhibition by English Heritage at The Peace Museum from 8th September until 26th October 2018. The Cell Block is a new travelling exhibition created by English Heritage as part of their Heritage Lottery funded project to conserve and uncover the stories of the graffiti at the 19th century Richmond Castle, cell block. Digitally explore the […]

Paper People Bradford

July 12, 201811:47 amSeptember 28, 2023 11:50 am

PAST- temporary exhibition- Thursday 12th July – Friday 31st August 2018 This exhibition depicts the experience of working as an independent artist in the Calais Jungle October 2015 – September 2016. Some of the artwork made in Calais has been developed further and will be presented as an installation in City Park on August 18th 2018. […]

Faith and Peace: Perspectives from Three Religions

June 28, 201811:20 amSeptember 28, 2023 11:29 am

PAST TOURING EXHIBITION- 2018. A national exhibition on peace and peacemakers in Abrahamic religions, with creative art by women from mixed-faith groups in Bradford.  ‘Faith and Peace’ is a touring exhibition, produced in collaboration between the Anglican Pacifist Fellowship and The Peace Museum. It was exhibited in 2018 at Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford, and at Ely Cathedral.  The aim of […]