Leeds In Conversation

S02 E05 - Celebrating 200 Years of Leeds Museums and Galleries

August 1, 2021

On this episode, Eve Roodhouse (Chief Officer of Culture & Economy- Leeds City Council) is joined by David hopes (Head of Leeds Museums and Galleries), Catherine Robins (Project Curator- 200th year anniversary) and Rathi Tamilselvan (Volunteer at Leeds Museums and Galleries).

Together, they discuss the 200 year anniversary exhibition, going live in September 2021, and the experience of developing the project during the challenges of the pandemic. They also talk about the work ongoing to identify and decolonise their collections across the museums and the award they won for closing the Covid gap in education. To submit questions for future episodes, follow us on @LeedsIGS on Twitter or @Leedscouncil on Instagram

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