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Art Exhibition, from 15 Jun 2019, free entry

Feminist Public Sculpture: Celebrating Women’s Ach

Feminist Public Sculpture: Celebrating Women’s Ach

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Leeds Arts University’s latest exhibition shows the work of four artists shortlisted to create a new public sculpture to celebrate the achievements of women in the city of Leeds.

The selected artists have developed models of their proposed designs which will be shown in the Blenheim Walk Gallery, alongside examples of work from other cities to highlight the broader context for women's visibility in the public realm across the UK. The exhibition coincides with a major fundraising campaign, which hopes to find support both from the public and corporate sponsors keen to engage with the project.

This exhibition will be the first opportunity to see the proposed designs created by the four shortlisted artists:

Briony Marshall, sculptor and installation artist.
Pippa Hale, Leeds-based contemporary artist.
Wendy Briggs, installation artist working across a variety of media.
Zsófia Jakab, interdisciplinary artist.

OPENING NIGHT: THURSDAY 23 MAY 5-7PM
Free entry. Booking not required.

Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsOn-site light refreshmentsAccepts groups

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 15 Jun 2019 10:00 to 16:00
Mon 17 - Sat 22 Jun 2019 10:00 to 16:00
Mon 24 - Sat 29 Jun 2019 10:00 to 16:00
Mon 1 - Thu 4 Jul 2019 10:00 to 16:00

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Free entry

Contact

Leeds Arts University

Address

Blenheim Walk,
Leeds,
LS2 9AQ

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Map reference: SE 296347  Lat: 53.80845 Long: -1.55178

Arriving by Car: Follow the signs for the City Centre, Leeds General Infirmary and the Universities. The Blenheim Walk building is situated on Blenheim Walk, at the top of Woodhouse Lane, opposite the Parkinson Tower of the University of Leeds.

Arriving by Rail:
The City Centre building is a ten minute walk from Leeds City Station, and Blenheim Walk is a further ten minute walk from there. Taxis are available from the station forecourts.

Arriving by Air: Leeds Bradford International Airport is about eight miles from the city centre. Manchester Airport has regular, direct rail connections to Leeds City Station.

Arriving by Bus: There are buses every five minutes that go past the City Centre and Blenheim Walk buildings that you can catch from the bus station or Quebec Street.

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Leeds station

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  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups