A performance by the fabulous aerialist Blaze Tarsha, created in response to the world’s most famous circus painting – Degas’ Miss La La at the Cirque Fernando. Filmed especially for Museums Sheffield's 2018 exhibition Circus! Show of Shows.
Between its three sites, Museums Sheffield offers a tour through centuries' worth of history. Millennium Gallery is the cultural gateway to the city, hosting major exhibitions by artists renowned both locally and internationally. Nearby, its sibling the Graves Gallery shows an eclectic mix of artworks from the city's collections by the likes of Bridget Riley, Grayson perry, J.M.W. Turner, and Sam Taylor-Wood. Weston Park Museum, Meanwhile, traces the social history of Sheffield, as well as leading visitors on expeditions into further flung parts of the world.
Delve deeper into stories behind Museums Sheffield's exhibitions and collections from home with these highlights from its series of online videos. More to come soon!
Lloyd Stewart has been a well-known and respected part of Sheffield’s boxing, bodybuilding and gym community since the 1960s. Watch this short documentary about 'Lloydie' by Museums Sheffield, from Weston Park Museum's display on his accomplishments.
A new video series from Museums Sheffield, featuring curators talking through some of the fascinating and best loved artworks in the city's collections.
A performance by Woodhouse Prize Brass Band – one of the country's oldest brass bands – to mark the 175th birthday of 19th-century socialist, vegetarian, poet, gay rights pioneer, and all-round right-on guy Edward Carpenter.
Explore three of the city's lost landmarks – the divisive 'Egg Box', the beloved Tinsley Towers, and the iconic Kelvin Flats – in this trio of films created by Museums Sheffield.
Joe Scarborough's affectionate, often humorous, depictions of everyday scenes of Yorkshire life pay tribute to the region and its people. In this short film, join Joe on a trip around Sheffield to discover the inspiration behind his bold paintings.
Celebrate the excellence and innovation of Sheffield makers with these short films, originally created for a Millennium Gallery exhibition. Shining a spotlight on local companies creating products ranging from menswear to sweets, crisps and bikes.
Weston Park Museum's Picturing Sheffield brings together local scenes and views of the city from the past 250 years. These accompanying videos delve into the practices of four of its artists: Emilie Taylor, Pete McKee, David Hepher, and Pete Clarke.
In 2014 the National Portrait Gallery brought to town portraits of the likes of Benjamin Zephaniah, Simon Armitage and Carol Ann Duffy. Alongside the exhibition, Museums Sheffield and Word Life hosted performances by the city's own literary talents.
How might public galleries and philanthropists develop better relationships? Going Public explored this question with exhibitions of artwork from some of Europe's finest private collections. Here the collectors discuss their approaches to collecting.
A look at the new beginnings of one the most talked about buildings in Sheffield. With contributions from residents, former MP and Housing Committee Chairman Roy Hattersley, and the building's developers Urban Splash.