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.
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 […]
Over 50 people turned out to hear Mr. Ali Gohar of Just Peace International present an illustrated talk on the life and work of Abdul Ghaffar Khan (Bacha Khan) entitled “The Noviolent Solider of Islam” on 20 January, at Manningham Mills Community Centre in Bradford. The talk was organised and supported by The Peace Museum.
Julie Obermeyer, The Peace Museum’s Manager, participated in a round table discussion at the Nature of the Beast exhibition at the Whitechapel Gallery in London on Saturday, 21 November 2009.
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 […]
In this section you can find out more about items in the Peace Museum’s collection. The collection is made up of over 7000 items. You can view specific types of items by clicking on the relevant link in the sidebar on the right of this page, or just have a browse through. If you would […]