The Peace Museum’s curator, Julie Obermeyer, was recently interviewed about the museum by Everyman Radio, an internet radio station which aims to bring a light-hearted yet realistic view of the world with alternative music, discussions on the latest events and a mix of comedy, poetry, readings, health, etc. The museum was contacted because programmers at […]
Five paintings in The Peace Museum’s collection are featured on the new BBC website ‘Your Paintings‘, which aims to show the entire UK national collection of oil paintings, the stories behind the paintings, and where to see them. ‘Your Paintings’ is a joint initiative between the BBC, the Public Catalogue Foundation (a registered charity) and […]
You can now find The Peace Museum on the social networking websites Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube. Through these sites you can keep up to date about upcoming events and exhibitions and share news, information, updates, ideas, developments and special announcements. We also encourage you to check out our blog, which we will be using with […]
The Peace Museum is delighted to announce that it has been gifted a painting from one of Pakistan’s most renowned artists, Salima Hashmi. The donated work, Rain 1, is part of a series of works that Salima produced in the aftermath of the 2005 earthquake that had a devastating effect on Kashmir – primarily in […]
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 .
For the past six months (December 2009 to June 2010) The Peace Museum has been working with Year 8 students from Bradford Academy on an innovative project called Campaign! Make an Impact. Campaign! Make an Impact is a cross-curricular programme that uses history to inspire young people into active citizenship. It is a national programme […]
The Kokeshi exhibition, on display at the Yorkshire Craft Centre gallery in Bradford in March and April 2011, explored the story of a Japanese girl, Sadako Sasaki, and her friends, following the atomic bomb that devastated the city of Hiroshima, Japan.
The Peace Museum took part in the fourth annual PeaceJam youth conference in Bradford 5-7 March 2010. Over 170 young people aged 13-19 came to the University of Bradford to spend the weekend in the company of Nobel Peace Prize winner and president of East Timor José Ramos-Horta and to learn about peace building. The […]