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Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery

Parkinson Building Woodhouse Lane | Woodhouse Lane, Leeds LS2 9JT, England
+44 113 343 2778
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Great building and interesting exhibitions

Well worth going just to see the building (grade II listed). Galleries are of modest size but free... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2017
andrewbLewes
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Lewes
Beautiful building

This building is really gorgeous, the architechture is incredible and imposing. When entering it is... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2017
Jan W
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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A hidden gem at the heart of the University of Leeds campus, the Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery offers both innovative temporary exhibitions and displays treasures from the University Art Collection. Entrance is free for visitors to experience the University's exceptional art collection. The collection includes stunning examples of European and British painting, drawings and prints, dating from the 17th century up to the present day, as well as small collections of sculpture, ceramics, miniatures and photographs. The Education Room houses the University's collection of drawings and works on paper, and provides space for educational activities - from University teaching to school and community group activities.The Gallery offers a lively programme of public events - including artist talks, roundtable discussions, and art workshops. Join our mailing list to get invitations to our events and exhibitions.
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Parkinson Building Woodhouse Lane | Woodhouse Lane, Leeds LS2 9JT, England
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Reviewed 29 March 2017

Well worth going just to see the building (grade II listed). Galleries are of modest size but free and a good range of interesting exhibits.

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Reviewed 29 January 2017

This building is really gorgeous, the architechture is incredible and imposing. When entering it is quite hard to find directions to where you want to be but there is a counter you can ask at just through the foyer, Be sure to look at the...More

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burtongallery, Marketing & Galleries Officer at Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2017

Hi Jan W, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit. I am glad you enjoyed the building, and thank you for the feedback regarding the signage. Best wishes, Laura

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Reviewed 7 November 2016

Very much worth dropping into this gallery , they always have a diverse calendar of exhibitions. The biggest room holds a number of pictures and sculptures...

Thank Paul B
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Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

I visited the gallery at the same time as visiting the new treasures of the brotherton gallery at the university. I can't believe I haven't been before - they had some really fantastic examples of 20th century British art and a really interesting exhibition of...More

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Reviewed 30 November 2015

The gallery is well worth a visit anytime. It is housed in a very interesting building.It is quite a small gallery but has a good feel and is probably overlooked by many Leeds locals .Try visit.

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Reviewed 3 August 2015

An absolute gem - full of rarities, full of beauty and art from obscure little corners . This is a must for leeds visitors.

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Reviewed 4 June 2015

About 20 minutes walk from train station but worth it. The George Morland exhibition was a revelation , it details the life and works of one of English Arts great characters. Also of note are the works by Leger and Stanley Spencer. The student refectory...More

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Reviewed 14 May 2015

Lovely small gallery sometimes featuring some local artists ,some with university connections and usually of great merit , always worth a visit if you can spare the time.

Thank Howard C
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Reviewed 26 April 2015

I always keep an eye out for what's coming up in this little gem of a gallery, tucked away in Leeds University. A few visits each year when there is something new to look at and not been disappointed yet.

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Reviewed 16 April 2015

Tucked away in Leeds University, this little gallery offers a great place to view changing exhibitions free. The gallery also offer free or inexpensive courses which can be booked through Evenbright. I've been on several and they were good. Look on the gallery website to...More

Thank Maxine M
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