Objects from The Peace Museum Bradford.

New Temporary Exhibition: Maggie Glover: ‘Painter of Honest Portraits’

Opening Friday 5th August Margaret Glover was a contemporary artist and peace activist who through her work, combined her passions of peace and art to create a fascinating socio-historical record of peace activism. Maggie covered various meetings, peace vigils conferences, anti-war protests throughout her life, and these are depicted through her artwork. Following on from […]

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Closing of ‘A force for peace?’ The History of European Cooperation Exhibition

There are only a few opportunities left to visit our ‘A force for peace?’ The History of European Cooperation Exhibition. The exhibition will close on Friday 22nd July as staff prepare for our upcoming temporary exhibition. The new exhibition will showcase the artwork of Maggie Glover, including newly acquired objects. Thank you to all those who […]

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Courage, Conscience and Creativity Exhibition

Courage, Conscience & Creativity Exhibition CO-Curated by The Peace Museum! 28 May – 4 Dec 2016, Leeds City Museum  As part of Leeds City Museum’s First World War commemorations, Leeds City Museum have opened a new community display and is co-curated by The Peace Museum, Concord Interfaith Network and Leeds Quakers. The display focuses on […]

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Objects from The Peace Museum collection, Bradford.

Special Blog on the Treaty of Versailles

On the 28th June 1919 exactly five years after the assassination of Arch Duke Franz Ferdinand, the Treaty of Versailles was signed in the Hall of Mirrors at the Palace of Versailles near Paris.  This ended the state of war between Germany and the Allied Powers.   Although the Armistice was signed on 11 November 1918, […]

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New ‘Responses to Conflict’ Exhibition

NEW “Responses to Conflict Exhibition” opening in November If you have visited the museum in recent weeks or you have been following our updates on social media, you may have already heard about our new exhibition.  It is now open to view, with some additions still to be made, in what was our World War […]

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