University of Edinburgh Online Exhibitions
The Heritage Collections teams preserve, provide access to and interpret the heritage collections looked after by the University of Edinburgh. We actively collect and document heritage past, present and future. We are a unique and interdisciplinary research laboratory, collaborating on research, teaching and civic engagement. As part of this the Heritage Collections teams facilitate a wide range of exhibitions and events throughout the year. Here you can explore all our online exhibitions.
Hidden Histories of Reading in Georgian EdinburghAn exhibition showcasing findings from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)-funded research project, Books and Borrowing, 1750-1830: An Analysis of Scottish Borrowers’ Registers.
From the Archives to the Future
Exploring queer identity through writing and zine makingA showcase of creative responses to the Lothian Gay and Lesbian Switchboard collection in the Lothian Health Services Archive.
Student of Light
Robert Blomfield’s University experienceA showcase of photographs of the University of Edinburgh from 1956 to 1964.
Friends of Edinburgh University Library, 1962-2022This exhibition celebrates the Friends of the Edinburgh University Library's 60th anniversary, showcasing the diverse and unique nature of their acquisitions and encouraging the expansion of knowledge for all.
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