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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.


Sam Scales: Boat Builder

Exhibition from at WestBeach

TheGallery’s Arts Off – Site Arts Programme in association WestBeach, showcasing the work of staff, students and graduates from Arts University Bournemouth. TheGallery is delighted to work with WestBeach to feature the work of Sam Scales, BA...


Exhibition from at M Studio Gallery

Tracing the history and techniques of printmaking, this exhibition showcases the talent and innovation of students and staff from AUB through an extensive archive of work collected over the last 30 years.

MAP 2017

Exhibition from at North West Building

TheGallery presents MAP, an exhibition of work by BA (Hons) Architecture inspired by the local area of Poole. Combining precision and creativity, the projects featured integrate architectural theory and history into design exploration using models,...

Visions of Colour

Exhibition from at TheGallery

Work created by MA Illustration students in response to the Matisse: Drawing with Scissors exhibition, shown at TheGallery, Arts University Bournemouth. Through this exhibition these illustrators explore and celebrate flatness, colour, pattern and...

Laura Franx: A Study of the Female Anatomy

Exhibition from at Live Project Space

Exploring representation, Laura’s work challenges the historical sexualisation of the female body within Art. A gallery work placement project created by BA (Hons) Illustration student Laura Franx, in response to the Matisse: Drawing with Scissors...

Suddenly Last Summer 2017

Exhibition from at Campus TheGallery

Suddenly Last Summer is a selection of work from members of our 2016 graduating cohort. Bringing together our creative community in one exhibition, the show includes work from Preparation for Higher Education.

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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