Avenue Gallery

Avenue Gallery
School of The Arts
The University of Northampton
St. George's Avenue






01604 893046

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'Time Lines' exhibition by Barry Wenden at Avenue Gallery
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Avenue Gallery offers a diverse and contemporary programme of temporary exhibitions which reflects the range of activities and academic ambitions within the School of the Arts. As well as showcasing student work and staff research, Avenue Gallery hosts regular exhibitions by established artists which demonstrate the University's engagement with the wider cultural and academic community. The University also houses the Osborne Robinson Collection of historic posters.

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Closed: Weekends, Bank Holidays and University vacations.

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Exhibitions at Avenue Gallery are open to the public during the specified hours, but access to the Osborne Robinson Poster Collection archive is by appointment only.

Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.
Camp Joffre cover image

An Embarrassment of Stains: Camp Joffre, an exhibition by Ralph Darbyshire

  • 26 — 30 January 2015 *on now

An Embarrassment of Stains is an exhibition of contemporary photographs by Dr. Ralph Darbyshire which document the architectural remains of Camp Joffre, also known as Camp de Rivesaltes, a former Vichy concentration camp in South-West France. The exhibition has been organised as part of The University of Northampton’s events to mark Holocaust Memorial Day and is being held jointly at the University’s Avenue Campus Gallery and the Guildhall in Northampton.

Stefan Gant Tug of War Drawing Project exhibition poster

Stefan Gant: Tug of War Drawing Project at Avenue Gallery

  • 6 — 27 February 2015

The Tug of War Drawing Project, a unique collaboration between artist Stefan Gant and the Welsh Tug of War Association, presents a body of work that explores and tests the boundaries of contemporary drawing practice.

The exhibition documents a tug of war contest between Wales and England, including footage of a ‘weighing in’ ceremony and a 30ft graphite and resin cast taken from the ground following a national tug of war competition.

Avenue Gallery is pleased to provide the first English venue for the Tug of War Drawing Project following its successful tour of Wales last year.