Leeds Museums and Galleries attractions have gone Virtual!!
Whilst we all do our bit to stay safe during the COVID-19 situation, you can still enjoy a virtual visit to some of the nine Leeds Museums and Galleries attractions!
Explore Leeds Museums and Galleries though exciting objects and fascinating facts, with Leeds Discovery Centre’s Learning Officer, Emily Nelson. Join Emily as she takes viewers through the collections with a new theme each week. Museums from Home is a series of short videos which highlight a range of historical artefacts in the Leeds collection. Themes include the Romans, Chocolate and Industry in Leeds. Videos are hosted on Youtube and social media every weekday.
Temple Newsam are also doing their bit to keep us entertained! Join Farmer Joe from Temple Newsam and go behind the scenes at Home Farm in his weekly vlog via Youtube. Gain an exclusive insight into life on the farm and a sneaky peek at all the newborn baby animals.
There’s also a brand new area of the website, jam-packed with fun activities and learning resources for kids. Download craft and activity sheets and get involved with Lotherton’s weekly drawing challenge. Craft a crown, sew your own woolly sheep and take inspiration from the beautiful artworks and drawings of Leeds Art Gallery. There’s extra links and activities for home learners including MyLearning resources and the Leeds Curriculum too. You can also step into our online exhibitions from Leeds City Museums Fast x Slow Fashion, Temple Newsam’s Below the Salt and Lotherton’s Making Japan. From Samurai to Nintendo and Kimonos to Manga, Making Japan celebrates the history of Japanese culture with loads of interesting facts and photos!