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Exhibitions and events at the Henry Moore Institute, Leeds.

Current exhibitions

All our exhibitions are free to visit.

The Colour of Anxiety: Race, Sexuality and Disorder in Victorian Sculpture

Exhibition

The Colour of Anxiety: Race, Sexuality and Disorder in Victorian Sculpture

Main Galleries
Henry Moore Institute, Leeds
Rebecca Fortnum: Les Praticiennes

Exhibition

Rebecca Fortnum: Les Praticiennes

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Gallery 4
Henry Moore Institute, Leeds
Herbert Read: A Gentle Radical
Part of Reassessing Herbert Read
Part of Reassessing Herbert Read

Library display

Herbert Read: A Gentle Radical

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Sculpture Research Library
Henry Moore Institute, Leeds

Upcoming events

We hold talks, conferences & family-friendly workshops at our venue in Leeds and online.
Events respond to our exhibitions, or form part of our current research season.

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To Hell with Culture
Black and white still from film showing Herbert Read holding onto his hat in Yorkshire field. Text at bottom of screen reads Herbert Read strides over the fields surrounding his Yorkshire home.
Part of Reassessing Herbert Read
Part of Reassessing Herbert Read

Film screening

To Hell with Culture

18:00–20:00

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Leeds Central Library
Professor Roger Luckhurst, ‘What is the Colour of Heaven? Women, Spiritualism and Art in the Late 19th Century’
Part of The Colour of Anxiety
Part of The Colour of Anxiety

Lecture

Professor Roger Luckhurst, ‘What is the Colour of Heaven? Women, Spiritualism and Art in the Late 19th Century’

18:00–19:00

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Online
Hair Printing
Part of The Colour of Anxiety
Part of The Colour of Anxiety

Family-friendly workshop

Hair Printing

10:30–12:00 and 13:30–15:30

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The Man Behind the Moderns
Two black and white archival photographs showing Herbert Read as an older man, sitting behind a small perspex sculpture by Naum Gabo.
Part of Reassessing Herbert Read
Part of Reassessing Herbert Read

Drop-in activity

The Man Behind the Moderns

12:00–14:00

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University of Leeds, Treasures of the Brotherton Gallery

Henry Moore Institute big book sale

Don’t miss this opportunity to pick up at bargain, with at least 50% off all exhibition catalogues and Essays on Sculpture published by the Henry Moore Institute.

Sale ends 19 February 2023. All proceeds from the sale go directly to the Henry Moore Institute to help keep our galleries and programmes free for all, and to support our engagement work with young people in schools all over Leeds and beyond.

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Future exhibitions

Michael E. Smith

Exhibition

Michael E. Smith

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Henry Moore Institute, Leeds
Egon Altdorf

Exhibition

Egon Altdorf

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Gallery 4
Henry Moore Institute, Leeds
The Weight of Words

Exhibition

The Weight of Words

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Main Galleries
Henry Moore Institute, Leeds

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Henry Moore Institute

Experience, study and enjoy sculpture from around the world in the centre of Leeds.

74 The Headrow
Leeds
LS1 3AH
United Kingdom

T:  01132 467 467
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