New Walk Museum & Art Gallery
53 New Walk
Leicester LE1 7EA

ceramic by Nooridin Abdi

Abdi Nooridin, Gateway College, 'Little Ceramic Self''
(Image: Sarah Salotti Photography)

Arts Council England logo

Browse artworks
View Prizes

View of Little Selves exhibition

This exhibition of small portraits includes work by members of Leicester Society of Artists and four invited artists, together with portraits by students aged 16+ from schools, colleges and academies in Leicestershire and Rutland:

Gateway College
King Edward VII Science & Sport College
Leicester College
Leicester High School for Girls
Loughborough College
Loughborough Grammar School
Oakham School
Robert Smyth Academy

Rarely seen miniatures from the museum's own collection are included in the exhibition

Little Selves exhibition was opened by the Assistant City Mayor Councillor Piara Singh Clair at an evening preview event on Friday 24th March 2017.  LSA President Lars Tharp introduced the evening and student prizes were presented by LSA Chair Suzanne Harry.

Photograph of Little Selves exhibition

To browse artworks click here

Painting by Becky Hayley

To see the prizewinning student works click here

Lar Tharp at Little Selves preview

View photographs of the evening preview event click here

Miniature from Leicester Arts & Museums Service collection

Find out about the museum's miniatures on the Story of Leicester website click here

Student Prizes sponsored by:

Creed Design Associates

Indigo Blue Media logo

Leicester Print Workshop logo

HC Human Resource Consulting Ltd logo

Cank Street Gallery logo

LSA logo

LITTLE SELVES EXHIBITION PROJECT was made possible by funding from Arts Council England:

Arts Council England


Leicester Society of Artists
Indigo Blue Media
Creed Design Associates
Cank Street Gallery
Leicester Print Workshop
HC Human Resource Consulting Ltd

 Visiting the exhibition

Please note that the museum car park is currently closed as building work is taking place, apart from disabled parking by prior arrangement with the museum: telephone 0116 225 4900. 

Normal opening hours are: Monday - Saturday 10am - 5pm; Sunday 11am - 5pm.  However, please call the museum to check before making a special journey as access to the exhibition is closed for concerts and events.

Making Art - free art workshops in the Council Room New Walk Museum & Art Gallery - Leicester Society of Artists has arranged a series of free art workshops for adults and children . . .read more