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Exhibitions and Events

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

It delivers an exciting portfolio of events, international exhibitions, pop-up exhibitions and commissioned projects, building upon the creative collaboration and networking between the Arts University Bournemouth and external venues.  TheGallery is a public gallery for residents and visitors to Bournemouth

Running alongside TheGallery’s main exhibition programme is our Pop-Up Exhibition Programme and Off-Site Arts Programme at WestBeach. TheGallery runs a number of artist talks, panel discussions, family days and other events to support the exhibition programme.

Take a look below to see more information about our programme.


After the Show is Over

Exhibition from at Northwest Gallery TheGallery

As the BA (Hons) Acting course reaches its 70th production this autumn, this exhibition celebrates the diversity and collaborative nature of the course, and the work it produces. Looking at fifteen key productions, After the Show is Over will seek...

Transmission from the year 20xx

Exhibition from at Live Project Space TheGallery

Transmission from the year 20xx... is the frontrunner to an ambitions and grand line of experimental science fiction based multi-universal narrative. It explores multiple dimensions, alternate characters and diverging themes and subject matters....

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...

Black Mirror: Magic in Art

Exhibition from at TheGallery

This exhibition explores the influences and roles of the magical in art. Through a multi-disciplined curatorial approach of 2D; 3D; film; video and performance art, the exhibition will challenge the idea of how enchantment and the occult have been...

Private View and Formal Opening

6:15pm – 7:15pm

Thursday 23 November 2017

TheGallery, AUB

Panel Discussion: Magic in Art

5pm – 6:15pm

Thursday 23 November 2017

South House Lecture Theatre, AUB

The Ancient Art of Rituals

5pm – 7:30pm

Thursday 18 January 2018

CRAB Drawing Studio


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...

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...

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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Touring exhibition – Re-animating The Snowman

Exhibition from at Other locations (Touring)

TheGallery and AUB touring exhibition

Curated by Daniel Cox and Steve Henderson

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