Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies





University of Exeter
Stocker Road

Telephone: 01392 724 029       

Situated within the Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies is an exhibition space, The Street Gallery, which offers a regular programme of exhibitions.


Opening times

The Street Gallery is open to the public Monday to Friday, 10am to 5pm, except Bank Holidays.  It is closed between Christmas Eve and New Year's Day.


Getting there

Click here for directions to the Streatham Campus by car or public transport.



There is wheelchair access into the IAIS building and inside by lift to the Street Gallery. There is an accessible toilet in the building.There are 2 blue badge parking spaces at the top of Queen’s Drive, which is a short distance from IAIS.


Eating and drinking

Refreshments, snacks and light meals can be purchased in Spires Cafe in the Northcott Theatre which is usually open from 10am – 4pm, Monday to Friday


Remembering the Dead in Bahraini Shia Cemeteries 

18th January - 28th March 2018

free entry

Cemeteries are contexts in which the dead are remembered by Bahraini Shia communities through visitation, grave based commemorative practices, and material culture. Plastic flowers, incense burners, rosewater bottles, containers for watering plants, fragments of cloth wrapped around stones or...