Hundreds of art lovers came to AUB to celebrate 20 years of TheGallery hosting groundbreaking shows on campus

The birthday party, which also featured the Suddenly Last Summer 2018 exhibition, marked the two decades since TheGallery was set up thanks to the vision of AUB’s Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Stuart Bartholomew, CBE.

It has gone on to become a nationally renowned exhibition space has showcased the works of artists including Lucienne Day, Paula Rego, Louise Bourgeois, Henri Matisse and Alan Kitching as well as Turner Prize winner and AUB Honorary Fellow, Grenville Davey.

TheGallery programme was established in 1998 with the appointment of Violet McClean as a part-time Exhibitions Officer and the AUB alumna and BA (Hons) Creative Events Management graduate is now Senior Gallery Officer.