170 Years of Leeds College of Art!

We're celebrating 170 years of delivering art education in Leeds with a year of exhibitions and events celebrating the achievements of our students past and present. 

Guardian University League Tables

Leeds College of Art is the highest ranked independent art & design institution for art in The Guardian League Tables for 2017.

Graduation Film 2016

Congratulations to everyone who graduated in 2016! Take a look at the film here and the album on our Facebook page. 

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170 anniversary party

Our exclusive 170 anniversary party was held on 16 November at Leeds City Museum, one of the original Leeds School of Art buildings. …

170 years in the making

Leeds College of Art brings its 170 year celebrations to a close with an exclusive birthday party on Wednesday 16 November at Leeds City Museum …

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Leigh Francis' creative journey from Leeds College of Art

Leigh Francis, these days better known as Keith Lemon, attended Leeds College of Art from 1989 – 1993. …

Leeds Train Station mural ‘Creative City’ celebrates 170 years of Leeds College of Art

Leeds College of Art commissioned current BA (Hons) Illustration student George Addy to design and create a special 170 anniversary mural at Leeds Train Station. …

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events & exhibitions

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The Radical Decade…

This exhibition will explore Riches’ current research on Gerald McCann’s work between 1960 and 1969.…

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Leo Asemota | AFTER …

After Walter celebrates the 80th birthday of Walter Benjamin’s renowned essay, ‘The Work of Art in …

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Alumni Exhibition: C…

Our final exhibition of 2016 features a triptych of female contemporary artists who all studied at L…

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