Visual Arts

 

Sculpture collection

 

 

Bill Douglas Cinema Museum

 

Bill Douglas Centre for the history of cinema and popular culture

 

Heritage collections

 

 

 

Visual Arts

 

The University supports the visual arts, through its extensive fine art collection and through exhibitions and events relating to the visual arts, both on its campuses and collaboratively at the venues of external partner organisations.

The University's sculpture collection at the Streatham Campus is open to all to visit, containing sculptures by artists such as Barbara Hepworth, Peter Thursby, Geoffrey Clark and Elaine M. Goodwin. The University is also developing its sculpture collection at the Cornwall Campus.

The public are also welcomed to the Bill Douglas Cinema Museum, a museum containing an enormous collection relating to the history of film and visual media.

The University's Heritage Collections can also be viewed by appointment.  These include a rich variety of archive material including historic prints and maps.

There is a strong student Art Society at the University which has a dedicated art studio and exhibition space.

 

The University has a small number of exhibition spaces at:

To find out about venues please click on the names above and for exhibitions go to What’s on.

 

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 Devon Woodlands 

Devon Woodlands

22nd June 2017 - 29th June 2018 from 9am to 5pm

free

Richard Rochester is an Exeter based artist who works in a variety of media ranging from large-scale charcoal drawings to small-scale etchings and porcelain sculpture.  His themes are varied but are frequently connected to the natural world. The works...

 Resilient local food systems in the Tamar Valley  

Resilient local food systems in the Tamar Valley

25th September - 26th October 2017 from 9am to 5pm weekdays

free entry

This exhibition looks at how local food systems function and highlights linkages between soil health, water and food production. It will present, in an innovative way, the role that sustainable local food systems play in the creation of...

 The Worlds of Mandaean Priests 

The Worlds of Mandaean Priests

19th October - 22nd December 2017

Free Entry

Mandaeans, sometimes called Sabians, practise an ancient and endangered religion. Conflict in the Middle East has forced them out of their homelands in Iraq and Iran in ever greater numbers. Although Mandaeans depend on their priests for preserving religious...

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