Public and Cultural Engagement (PACE)

PACE is home to UCL Museums and Collections, the Bloomsbury Theatre and the Public Engagement Unit. It is an engine for research impact through engagement, performance and exhibitions, a supporter of learning and research through objects, performance and collaboration with communities, and a training school for UCL staff and students in working with the cultural industries.

On stage engaging with public


  • connect the curriculum to cultural resources, partners, communities, and global challenges
  • enable research-based education through our cultural assets and partnerships with communities and cultural organisations
  • help UCL to be an accessible and publicly engaged organisation, through our venues and programmes
  • facilitate impact of UCL research through engagement with publics and culture
  • help UCL to hear, understand and work with the views of the world

PACE news and articles

Strange Creatures at the Grant Museum

Strange Creatures: The art of unknown animals is a new exhibition at the Grant Museum of Zoology at UCL (University College London). By examining the world of animal representations, the exhibition explores how imagery has been used to bring newly discovered animals into the public eye. More...

Published: Mar 4, 2015 4:42:38 PM

Sawdust and Threads in the North Lodge

We are delighted to welcome artist Caroline Wright to UCL with Sawdust and Threads, which will be on display in the North Lodge, at the entrance to the UCL quad on Gower Street, from 17 - 23 February. More...

Published: Feb 9, 2015 5:27:00 PM

Work Life: Susi Pancaldo

Susi Pancaldo is the Senior Conservator, UCL Public and Cultural Engagement Department. More...

Published: Feb 2, 2015 1:44:22 PM

Correspondence from a Specimen

Letter from the Grant Museum of Zoology from Our Own Correspondent More...

Published: Jan 30, 2015 5:53:38 PM

Share Academy

Share Academy Co-ordinator Laura Lannin tells us about the project.

Published: Jan 30, 2015 12:42:28 PM