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Museums and collections have a singular power to spark dialogue and debate, breathe life into learning and trigger new ways of thinking. UCL's outstanding collections play an unparalleled role in the university's ethos of opening up and transforming education.

Spotlight on the Slade – October update

Thu, 01 Oct 2015 09:13:16 +0000

Blog post by Helen Downes, Paul Mellon Centre Research Curator, UCL Art Museum UCL Art Museum’s Spotlight on the Slade project is well underway with the first phase of the project: Full cataloguing of the collection of some 1,700 drawings.  Dating from the 1890s to the present day, this collection of largely prize-winning drawings offers […]


Glass Delusions opens today

Thu, 01 Oct 2015 08:30:02 +0000

Glass Delusions is a new exhibition at the Grant Museum featuring works by the Museum’s Artist in Residence, Eleanor Morgan. Using prints, drawings, videos and objects Eleanor explores the slippery boundary between living and non-living materials. Over the past year, Eleanor has been drawing inspiration from our collection of glass sponges. These are intricately formed […]


Underwhelming Fossil Fish of the Month: September 2015

Wed, 30 Sep 2015 08:34:54 +0000

I’M BACK! Last month’s rumours of the end were nought but a dramatic device! I may have left UCL and although it was easy to turn my back and walk away from colleagues I’d worked with over the last decade, I couldn’t leave the underwhelming fossil fish behind so this communiqué comes from the Oxford […]


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UCL Special Collections

UCL Library Special Collections is one of the foremost university collections of manuscripts, archives and rare books in the UK