Creating a space to showcase creativity

Opened by globally acclaimed artist and former student Conrad Atkinson, our Vallum Gallery is home to a number of in-house and external exhibitions each year. 

In 2019, the Gallery and its Degree Show, which showcases the final work of our BA Hons students every year, were also Finalists for Art or Cultural Initiative of the Year at the Carlisle Living Award.

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If you would like to discuss hosting an exhibition in the Vallum Gallery, please contact Gallery Curator Laura Baxter.

 

Vallum Gallery Exhibitions Programme

'Passing Through' - Murray Valera

Carlisle - Brampton Road | 04/ Nov/ 2019


A powerful combination of poetry and photography by Barbara Murray and Paco Valera.


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MA Show 2020 - University of Cumbria Postgraduate Students

Carlisle - Brampton Road | 24/ Aug/ 2020


A showcase of our postgraduate students' final work.


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Behind the Scenes of the ‘Life of a Mountain’ Documentary Series - Terry Abraham

Carlisle - Brampton Road | 22/ Jun/ 2020


Behind the scenes of the BBC Four series ‘Life of a Mountain’ with filmmaker Terry Abraham.


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The Degree Show 2020 - University of Cumbria Graduating Students

Carlisle - Brampton Road | 30/ May/ 2020


A celebration of our BA degree students' work across all art forms. In 2019, the Gallery and its Degree Show were also Finalists for Art or Cultural Initiative of the Year at the Carlisle Living Award.


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Foundation Art & Design Exhibition - University of Cumbria Students

Carlisle - Brampton Road | 05/ May/ 2020


This exhibition showcases the diverse inspirations and creative processes and artworks of students studying the Foundation Art & Design course at the Institute of Arts.


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'now.here' - somewhere-nowhere

Carlisle - Brampton Road | 30/ Mar/ 2020


now.here shares photographic images, poetry and installation work by Harriet Fraser and Rob Fraser drawn from more than ten years exploring the elements that shape land and people, and contribute to a sense of place.


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Young Cumbria Artist of the Year - In Collaboration with Eden Arts

Carlisle - Brampton Road | 02/ Mar/ 2020


This open competitive exhibition for 15-24 year olds across Cumbria is organised in partnership with the regional arts development agency ‘Eden Arts.’


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Institute of the Arts Staff Exhibition - University of Cumbria Staff

Carlisle - Brampton Road | 03/ Feb/ 2020


A showcase of the Institute of Art’s staff skills and interests, as displayed in a variety of artworks, encompassing a wide range of media.


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BA Photography 2nd Year Expo - University of Cumbria Students

Carlisle - Brampton Road | 02/ Dec/ 2019


A showcase of second-year BA Photography students.


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