University of Edinburgh Online Exhibitions
The Centre for Research Collections (CRC) in the University of Edinburgh’s Main Library offers a single point of access to collections for students, researchers and members of the public. The CRC facilitates a wide range of exhibitions and events throughout the year. Here you can explore all our online exhibitions.
Celebrating the groundbreaking expedition of HMS ChallengerDiscover how a 19th-century warship became a scientific research vessel and laid the foundation for modern oceanography.
Confronting a colonial collectionThis exhibition spotlights contemporary historical, scientific and artistic research into this colonial collection.
A Dream of Snow
Christmas as seen by George Mackay BrownTwelve days of Christmas as seen by one of Scotland's greatest writers.
Walter Scott & Revolution
An exhibition celebrating the 250th anniversary of Scott's birthDiscover how Sir Walter Scott's best-selling novels and poems are a vivid and powerful response to a revolutionary era.
Voices of Textiles
Unraveling the personal and the politicalThis student-led exhibition focuses on 5 objects from the CRC to explore the multifaceted ways that women have harnessed the art of textile production as a means of expressing their voices.
Art in Mind
Art and wellbeing through your eyesThis student-led exhibition looks at the University of Edinburgh's Art, Geology and Natural History collections through the eyes of 9 co-curators to explore the link between art and mindfulness