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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 Spain and England: Juan Luis Vives and Thomas More. 

Spain and England: Juan Luis Vives and Thomas More.

13th April - 13th May 2015 from 9am to 5pm

FREE

The exhibition, which premièred in Valencia in 2014 and has been brought to the UK by Hispanic Studies at the University of Exeter, examines, though visual media (videos, family trees, portraits, maps, flags) and explanatory panels, Renaissance Humanism...

 Parish Maps: Reflecting on the Legacy 

Parish Maps: Reflecting on the Legacy

17th April - 16th July 2015

Free entry

Parish Mapping began with the UK-based arts and environmental charity Common Ground in the 1980s but the idea has spread around the world. Exhibited here together for the first time are English, Scottish, Northern Irish, Italian, Latvian and American...

 From Cowboys to Astronauts - Towards a Circular Economy 

From Cowboys to Astronauts - Towards a Circular Economy

27th April - 22nd May 2015 from 10 am to 5 pm

Free

From Cowboys to Astronauts The Enviro Hub, Devon Contract Waste, from Monday, April 27th to Friday, May 22nd 2015, 10am to 5pm. Imagine you're on a spaceship travelling thousands of miles above the earth. You have a limited amount of...

 Parish Maps Launch Evening  

Parish Maps Launch Evening

27th April 2015 from 5pm to 7pm

Free

We warmly invite you to the exhibition launch from 5pm, Mon 27 April till 7pm with a small talk around the exhibition by members of the Humanities and Social Sciences researcher group on Place and Identity at 6.30pm. Light...

 After the ideal; piece by piece 

After the ideal; piece by piece

1st - 27th May 2015 from 8 am to 8 pm

Free entry

  After the ideal; piece by piece: an artistic exploration of the effect of perinatal anxiety on women’s identities   As part of the Exeter Enquires project, Elizabeth van der Beugel has been artist in residence in the Psychology department pf the...