Sheffield’s Millennium Gallery has put on display a series of remarkable drawings by Leornado da Vinci as part of a nationwide exhibition to mark 500 years since the Renaissance artists’s death. Azz Mohammed reports for Sheffield Live!
The Alternative Realities exhibition at the Millennium Gallery and in Tudor Square provided a taste of emerging technologies including 3D and 360 degree film-making. Sheffield Live! reporter Simon Thake gazes into the future.
Robot Con, the annual creative arts convention for illustrators, cartoonists and graphic novelists returned to Sheffield for its second year. The event, held at the Millenium Gallery, included workshops, discussions, exhibition, sales of rare prints and the opportunity to catch up with industry colleagues. Sheffield Live! reporter Simon Thake went looking for robots.
Sheffield’s Festival of Arts and Humanities 2017, a celebration of people and cultures, has been launched at a showcase event at the Millennium Gallery. The main festival, which is organised by Sheffield University, is to run at various venues for a three week period from the beginning of May. It will feature world renowned writers, poets and historians, film screenings, music, medieval cabaret and a Roman feast with the aim of stimulating imagination, creativity and “thinking about thinking”. Simon Thake reports for Sheffield Live!
Original members of Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners, portrayed in the acclaimed film Pride, were in Sheffield to celebrate Lesbian Gay Bisexual Trans+ History Month. The LGBT+ activists were at the Millennium Gallery as part of a weekend of events which also mark the 50th anniversary of the partial decriminalisation in law of male homosexuality in England and Wales. Simon Thake reports for Sheffield Live