Exhibitions and Events

TheGallery showcases work by contemporary artists and designers from around the world, including collections on loan from major galleries and museums.

By delivering an exciting portfolio of exhibitions, events, and projects within the university, we seek to enhance the cultural capital of students, staff and alumni whilst also providing a public platform for the arts within the sub-region.

Our portfolio includes artwork on long term loan from the Arts Council Collection and private collections in addition to managing AUB’s own art collection.

Running alongside TheGallery’s main exhibition programme is our Off-Site Arts Programme at Westbeach. We also run a number of artist talks, panel discussions and other events to support the exhibition programme.

Take a look below to see more information about our current, upcoming and touring exhibitions.

Tangible Heritage: Jarrod Thompson

Exhibition from at M Studio Gallery TheGallery

An exhibition of photography and artefacts focusing on the work of Jarrod Thompson. Heritage, in its essence, is a retrospective appreciation of what others feel deserve preservation. This exhibition explores the history of photography through...


Exhibition from at The Library TheGallery

Bridge celebrates the talents and the innovative and creative work of our technical staff within the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture. With a display of various mediums and practices, the exhibition highlights how vital the staff are to the...

Christy Ni: Flower Spa

Exhibition from at WestBeach TheGallery

TheGallery is delighted to work with WestBeach on our Off-Site Arts Programme, featuring the work of Christy Ni, BA (Hons) Illustration 2016 Alumni.

The Creative Exchange

Exhibition from at Northwest Gallery TheGallery

The Creative Exchange showcases creative outputs of collaborative projects between Arts University Bournemouth and the industry. Along with the display of artefacts and digital pieces, the exhibition highlights the process behind these unique...

Zaha Hadid Architects: Evolution

Exhibition from at TheGallery

TheGallery in collaboration with the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture, AUB, are working with Zaha Hadid Architects to create an exhibition that provides an insight into the world of Zaha Hadid.

Panel Discussion: Zaha Hadid

5:15pm – 6:15pm

Thursday 15 February 2018

South House Lecture Theatre, AUB

The Nocturnes

Exhibition from at Northwest Gallery TheGallery

The Nocturnes presents a selection of recent work including paintings, drawings and prints, by the painter and printmaker, Martyn Brewster, who makes images based on abstract or landscape themes. Whilst always being involved with painting and the...

Pictures at an Exhibition (working title)

Exhibition from at Live Project Space TheGallery

The exhibition is a response by students in BA (Hons) Illustration to a concert performed by the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra (BSO). The students were asked to create work inspired by the concert, Picture Perfect, featuring music by Debussy,...

Picture Perfect

7:30pm – 9:30pm

Wednesday 07 March 2018

7.30pm, Lighthouse, Poole

Touring exhibitions

Many of our exhibitions at TheGallery go on to tour in other venues across the country. You can find out more about where the following exhibitions are currently on display below.

Touring exhibition – Lucienne Day: Living Design

Exhibition from at Other locations (Touring)

A touring exhibition celebrating the birth and design legacy of one of Britain’s most influential textile designers, Lucienne Day. Curated by Professor Emma Hunt and Dr. Paula Day.

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