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Holocaust Memorial Day Blog

This year to mark Holocaust Memorial Day, Emilia Bazydlo, who is with us on placement from the University of Leeds, takes a closer look at our latest exhibition Eye As Witness: Recording the Holocaust and the amazing story of a featured photographer, Henryk Ross.  The 27th January marks the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the […]

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Coming soon at The Peace Museum

  We had an exciting year in 2019 at The Peace Museum. Here is a taste of what we have planned for 2020:   Faith and Peace  We have been working with groups of women to explore themes of faith and peace through the lens of gender. Funded by the Anglican Pacifist Fellowship and led […]

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Volunteer at The Peace Museum

We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to join our team! Volunteering at The Peace Museum will give an introduction to what it is like to work in a museum setting and will involve: front of house duties, welcoming visitors, dealing with enquiries, overseeing shop purchases and may include assisting museum staff at events, assisting with […]

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Christmas at The Peace Museum

We’re having a Christmas Party and you’re invited! Join us to celebrate a peaceful Christmas and New Year with festive fizz, mince pies and samosas and see the museum after hours. We have had an exciting year at the museum this year including expanding our education programme and taking part in some more ambitious projects, […]

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The Eye as Witness: Recording the Holocaust

Our latest exhibition The Eye as Witness: Recording the Holocaust, from National Holocaust Centre and Museum and University of Nottingham, examines the photographs taken during the Holocaust and asks the question; through who’s eyes are we seeing the past? 9th January 2020 – 27th March 2020 at The Peace Museum.  Opening event on Thursday 9th January from […]

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Projects we’re part of

Paper Peace: BLINK Dewsbury We’re so excited to have been a part of the Paper Peace project from London based arts company Emergency Exit Arts. Paper Peace is a national programme of activity exploring the UK’s peace heritage. As the lead heritage partner, we have used our collection to inspire different projects as part of Paper […]

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We’re looking for Trustees

  The Peace Museum is the only museum in the UK which is dedicated to the history and often untold stories of peace, peacemakers and the peace movement. Key elements of our work include educational outreach and promoting community cohesion. We use the collection of 7,000 artefacts, banners, posters and videos to inspire people to see […]

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