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 […]
Year 9 pupils from Challenge College, Bradford, took part in a workshop led by Bradford-based artist Zareena Bano at The Peace Museum on 9 February 2011. The workshop explored the graphic design, symbols and slogans used in peace campaigning posters from 1930 to the present day, drawing from the museum’s considerable collection of posters.
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.
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.