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:
- The Forum
- The Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies Building
- Kay House Duryard
- The Innovation Centre
To find out about venues please click on the names above and for exhibitions go to What’s on.
10th May - 9th July 2016 from 10 am to 11 pm
Gallery 333 Exeter Phoenix Bradninch Place Gandy Street Exeter EX4 3LS Promising the world to passers by, the artist Louise Ashcroft attempts to squeeze the whole universe into a 125x74x36cm window space. Lacking in talent as a magician and limited by the laws of physics,...
6th June 2016 from 8pm to 10pm
Free entry - booking required
Join us for an opening reception to launch the exhibition Sweet Existence - Exeter IBCarb is delighted to present Sweet Existence by artist Karen Barber - a vibrant, colourful collection of abstract paintings that showcase the incredibly diverse and...
7th - 8th June 2016 from 8am to 8pm
Free entry - all welcome
IBCarb is delighted to present Sweet Existence by artist Karen Barber - a vibrant, colourful collection of abstract paintings that showcase the incredibly diverse and vital roles of sugars. From sugar molecules in the bloodstream to human milk sugars,...