Current Exhibitions


The Art Collection is celebrating the University's 50th anniversary by focusing on the cultural impact of 1967, the year it opened its doors to students for the first time. A series of events and exhibitions are being planned for Pathfoot - itself an iconic building of the era - in conjunction with Macrobert and Gardens & Grounds. 
From 11th September 2017 until August 2018
Pathfoot Building



Tyzack Michael Albinoni's Screen

Inside Outside

A multi media exhibition of art, photography, video and audio installations, this powerful and hard hitting exhibition is the result of an initiative undertaken by the Encompass Network involving women working inside the sex industry and it provides a rare insight into their hidden world. The exhibition is organised in collaboration with the Art Collection and the Centre for Gender Studies. This project includes outreach work with women at Cornton Vale which will be exhibited in the Pathfoot Building from April onwards.
*Please note that some of the content deals with sexual violence, abuse and exploitation which some might find upsetting*

Pathfoot Building Gallery 4
Exhibition runs until end April 2018



Putting People on Display

This is a pared-down version of a major exhibition, ‘Human Zoos: the Invention of the Savage’, organised by the French colonial history research group, ACHAC, which was held at the Quai Branly Museum in Paris in 2011/12.

This display of 22 banner-style posters charting the history of ‘putting people on display’ will tour 5 Scottish HEIs (Glasgow School of Art, Edinburgh, Stirling, St Andrews, Aberdeen) between February and June 2018. 

Venue: Crush Hall Gallery, Pathfoot Building
Dates: 14th till 28th March 2018

For further information, contact Professor David Murphy:


Freedom Road

This exhibition takes its name from the long, sandy road along which refugees travelled to escape from South African oppression in the 1960s.
Exclusively showing material from the Peter Mackay Archive for the first time, this exhibition has been curated by 3rd year students of the Interpretation and Exhibition Design Module run by the Faculty of Arts and Humanities and taught by the University’s curators and archivists.

Venue: University Library
Dates: Exhibition runs until end March 2018
For opening hours click here

Back to 1967

An exhibition of photographs showing the brand new University in 1967. Venue: Pathfoot Building, behind Reception

Pathfoot and campus

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