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The Art of Decorated PapersA showcase of beautifully decorated papers recently purchased for the University's collections.
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.
Student of Light
Robert Blomfield’s University experienceA showcase of photographs of the University of Edinburgh from 1956 to 1964.
A study of a 15th century illustrated bookThis exhibition takes a closer look at a collection of stories from 1486, offering an insight into the evolution of bibliophilia and the history of book printing.
Library of Ideas
Collecting thoughts, creating perspectivesA showcase of artistic responses by ECA students to material from the University’s collections.
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
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.
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.
3O Years of the Carlyle Circle
Celebrating three decades of impactTo celebrate their 30th anniversary in 2020, we highlighted 30 gifts from the collections to show one of the many ways the University has been shaped by legacy giving.
Art and the Playfair Library
Speaking to absent volumesAn exhibition of 15 artist books by Edinburgh College of Art students in response to historic books in the University's collection.
Memories from the Royal Infirmary
Students and staff remember the historic hospitalDiscover images and oral histories from the Lothian Health Services Archive