Any modern museum should keep one eye on the present as well as one on the past. The Peace Museum attempts to do this, by telling the stories of those that have tried to create a just and peaceful society and by posing the questions ‘What would you do?’ ‘What story would you tell?’
Second Glance: Alternative Narratives on Peace and Conflict is a response to the spirit of London 2012 and highlights the fact that sport has a long tradition of promoting peace. The exhibition showcases recently acquired works by The Peace Museum as well as loans from a private collection and Goldmark Gallery and includes internationally renowned […]
Playing for Peace, an exhibition celebrating the role of sport in bringing together international communities, was launched in Coventry Cathedral on 4 October 2011. David Moorcroft, former 5000m world record holder and 2012 Ambassador for Coventry, opened the exhibition along with Nick Chavasse from Coventry Cathedral.
The Peace Museum’s exhibition Visible Voices: The Art of Women’s Protest at the Pop Up art space in Bradford in January 2011 was a great success and drew more than 500 visitors in its three-week run .
This exhibition (new in 2010) highlights the conflict and peace work across the county of Yorkshire – from early peace activists, peace societies and social reformers to the present day. Using a thematic approach, it cites examples from many places throughout Yorkshire, touching on well known and also little known topics.
Permanent and Temporary Exhibitions The Peace Museum’s unique exhibitions explore peace history as well as contemporary issues, local heritage, peacemakers stories and the ways in which people have worked to make the world a better place to live. See the unique artefacts and exhibitions on display, by visiting our small, but attractive Museum galleries. Our […]
This exhibition examines peacemaking activities over the 20th century and serves as a useful introduction to peace history.