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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 The Faerie Land 

The Faerie Land

7th October - 20th November 2015 from 8 am to 8 pm

Free entry

A magical exhibition exploring British landscape and identity, inspired by the English Renaissance poet Michael Drayton’s epic 15000-line topographical poem of England and Wales, Poly-Olbion (published in two volumes in 1612 and 1622). 'Rivers sing and boast of...