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Monday 23 October 2017

East Side Stories: Londoners in transition

(until 15 Dec 17)

East London has a long and fascinating history of regeneration and change. This exhibition provides snapshots of everyday lives as the metropolis expanded and new communities emerged…


The composition has been reversed

(until 15 Dec 17)

Annual UCL Art Museum/Slade collaboration. View new work by Slade artists Sonya Derviz, Cyrus Hung, Eloise Lawson, Amanda Rice and Grace Richardson inspired by UCL Art Museum's collection.


The Museum of Ordinary Animals

(until 16 Dec 17)

This exhibition tells stories of the boring beasts that have changed the world. Mundane creatures like dogs, cats, cows, chickens and mice often get overlooked in displays for dinosaurs,…


UCL MA Museum Studies Exhibition: Sex and Symbolism

(until 27 Apr 18)

Visit the Institute of Archaeology for an exciting new exhibition on sex and symbolism! Organised by the MA Museum Studies students, this exhibition will use art, archaeology, and modern…


What does it mean to be human?

(until 28 Feb 18)

For several decades, the preserved heads of Jeremy Bentham and Flinders Petrie – two intellectuals related to UCL – have been hidden from view. Following on from a project to extract…


Tuesday 31 October 2017

Witches and Lizards: Halloween at the Grant Museum of Zoology

18:30  — 21:00

Where better to spend Halloween than in a room of scary skeletons? Whether it’s “Eye of newt, and toe of frog” or “Wool of bat, and tongue of dog”, we’ve got all you’d want for cooking…


Tuesday 14 November 2017

Another brick in the wall?

19:30  — 21:30

Sometimes, if you don't laugh you'll cry. UCL Collections Curator Subhadra Das has managed to find the funny in UCL’s history of eugenics and scientific racism. She thinks that if we…


Friday 17 November 2017

Petrie Late: Curses Night Special

18:00  — 21:00

Join us for our Autumn Petrie Late: Curse Night exploring the nature of curses. Special guests Bompas & Parr will be unveiling their special brand of immersive experience in a month-long…


Saturday 18 November 2017


(until 16 Dec 17)

Tuesdays- Saturdays Bompas & Parr and the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology will unveil Curses! on the 17th November 2017, cursing participants in a month-long installation within…


Wednesday 22 November 2017

Fake News: The Heads of Jeremy Bentham and Flinders Petrie

13:10  — 13:50

Everyone knows that the philosopher Jeremy Bentham’s head was used as a football and that the widow of the Egyptian archaeologist Flinders Petrie brought his head to England in her…


Saturday 9 December 2017

Explore Zoology

13:00  — 16:00

Ever wondered how heavy an elephant tusk is or how sharp a shark’s tooth is or how many teeth a dolphin has? Bring along your budding zoologists and be inspired by the natural world.…


Wednesday 13 December 2017

Slade Open Studios

10:00  — 16:00

The Slade opens its doors to the public, inviting visitors, UCL students, staff and prospective applicants to look round the studios, see students at work and meet both Slade students and staff from 10am - 4pm.

Tuesday 16 January 2018

Colour & Emotion

(until 21 Feb 18)

This Colour & Emotion exhibition is the outcome of an interdisciplinary and collaborative research project looking at colour, sensation and emotion and was funded by a UCL Grand Challenges:…


Wednesday 24 January 2018

STREETLIFE Works + Practice in Progress

(until 2 Feb 18)

We are excited to announce a new exhibition – STREETLIFE – coming to The Bartlett in January 2018. STREETLIFE opens at 7.45pm on Wednesday 24 January and remains open to the public…


Monday 5 February 2018

“Dangers and Delusions”? Perspectives on the women’s suffrage movement

(until 14 Dec 18)

Displaying items from UCL Special Collections, this exhibition examines the actions and reactions attending the women's suffrage movement from the 1860s up to the Representation of…


Thursday 22 March 2018

Your Universe UCL Festival of Astronomy and Particle Physics

08:00  — 18:00

Your Universe, the 13th UCL festival of astronomy and particle physics will take place on march 22, 23 and 24, 2018. Public lectures will take place in the Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre.…


Wednesday 18 April 2018

Grand Challenges Showcase 2018

14:00  — 15:00

The UCL Grand Challenges is proud to present Showcase 2018, an afternoon of presentations, discussion and celebration of this unique cross-disciplinary research programme. The Grand…


Tuesday 1 May 2018

WAVECRAFT: Two pioneers of EEG and their world

09:00  — 18:00

90 years ago Hans Berger discovered the brain’s ‘alpha’ rhythm. A decade later William Grey Walter set up the first EEG lab in the UK before becoming a leading light in the field. This…


Saturday 19 May 2018

Slade Undergraduate Degree Show

10:00  — 20:00

An exhibition over four floors of graduating students' work from the BA and BFA Fine Art programmes at the Slade School of Fine Art. Open 10am-8pm weekdays and 10am- 5pm on weekends.


Thursday 7 June 2018

Slade Graduate Degree Show

10:00  — 20:00

An exhibition over four floors of graduating students' work from the MA, MFA and PhD Fine Art programmes at the Slade School of Fine Art. Open 10am-8pm weekdays and 10am- 5pm on weekends.


Saturday 29 September 2018

It's All Academic Festival 2018

10:00  — 17:00

Get inspired, get creative and get debating at UCL's second It's All Academic Festival - a varied day of talks, tours, workshops and interactive fun for all ages and interests. In between…