Eight ways you can get your cultural fix online with Leeds University Library Galleries

Though we may all be confined to our living rooms, culture is not cancelled! Here at Leeds University Library Galleries, we have pulled together our top 8 picks of how you can get your cultural fix with just a few clicks.

Virtual Sketch Club

Use your time to hone your sketching skills, chat with fellow art appreciators online or simply indulge your creativity. Don’t forget to share your creations on social media by tagging @LULGalleries and #LULGalleries — we love seeing your work!

If you need some top tips and warm-up exercises to get you started on your weekly sketch download our free resource sheet.

Virtual Pen to Paper

If you don’t know where to start with your creative writing you can download free tips and exercises from our website.

Research Spotlights

Google Arts and Culture

If art is more your thing get an exclusive look at the last exhibition from The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery via Google Arts and Culture, or download the exhibition guide on our website. ‘Lessons in the Studio: Studio in the Seminar’ is an anniversary exhibition marking 70 years of The School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies at the University of Leeds. It brings together the art and the ideas of many artists, thinkers and students who have shaped and expanded the School over seven decades.

Collection Highlights

Explore the Catalogue

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Two Minute Treasure

Follow @LULGalleries on Facebook and Twitter for each week’s instalment, or catch up with all of the past videos on YouTube.



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