Past exhibitions

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Never Apologise: an exhibition from the Lindsay Anderson Archive

23 Jan 2023 to 30 Apr 2023

Never Apologise marks the centenary of Lindsay Anderson’s birth by opening up the extensive collection of his personal and working papers held in the University of Stirling Archives.

Lindsay Anderson

1970 Edinburgh Commonwealth Games: Game of Firsts

6 Apr 2022 to 31 Aug 2022

This exhibition has been created by students undertaking the Interpretation and Exhibition Design module, as part of their assessment. It also utilises the University’s Commonwealth Games archive.

sporting heritage exhibition

Wire Wool: an intervention on a Bertoia Diamond Chair

29 Nov 2021 to 31 Aug 2022

Gardner and Gardner combines a textile artwork with a Bertoia chair from the University’s furniture collection.

A chair wrapped in colourful wool

Hope: Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs in surrealist form

3 Dec 2021 to 12 Aug 2022

Hope: Ten images depicting Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs in surrealist form by George Berrie

Surreal image of person playing violin whilst standing on large clock

The Art of Wellbeing: Blue

1 Sep 2021 to 12 Aug 2022

In this exhibition we have curated a selection of pieces from the permanent collection, all of which feature the colour blue.

art collection parking space

The Art of Wellbeing: Second Chancers

1 Sep 2021 to 12 Aug 2022

Everyone deserves a second chance. Times are changing in Scotland. A new way of thinking is emerging and a movement for a smarter justice system is beginning.

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A Passion for Art: Matilda Hall, Collector and Curator

10 Feb 2022 to 28 May 2022

The Art Collection is delighted to be collaborating with Art in Healthcare and the Macrobert Arts Centre to present this exhibition, now open at the Macrobert.

A Passion for Art: Matilda Hall, Collector and Curator thumbnail image

Tending the Light

16 Feb 2022 to 29 Apr 2022

The Art Collection is participating in Stirling’s ‘Tending the Light’ Festival of Care 2022 by joining with the Stirling Window Wanderland

A close-up of colourful stickers in Pathfoot Building window

Fifty: The University of Stirling in 50 objects

1 Sep 2021 to 31 Jan 2022

Take a look back at over 50 years of life on campus at this photographic exhibition featuring items selected by staff, students and alumni.

A black and white picture of Stirling University Campus

Alan Dimmick: Photographs at Stirling University, 2017

17 Feb 2020 to 31 Aug 2021

Alan Dimmick was the Art Collection’s Photographer in Residence over the course of the University’s 50th anniversary year in 2017.

university campus