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

Work Life: Hilary Jackson

Hilary Jackson is the Public Engagement Co-ordinator for BEAMS, UCL Public and Cultural Engagement Department. More...

Published: Mar 27, 2015 3:10:01 PM

Re-launch at UCL Art Museum

UCL Art Museum is delighted to announce Re-Launch, the inaugural exhibition that marks the reopening of our space after a programme of improvements. More...

Published: Mar 26, 2015 5:30:02 PM

Share Academy: The Future of Collaboration

Share Academy (a partnership between University College London, University of the Arts London, and London Museums Group) has spent two and a half years exploring museum and Higher Education collaborations including the barriers and challenges faced by museums and academics.

Published: Mar 26, 2015 4:37:01 PM

PACE to lead National Alliance for Museums, Health and Wellbeing

Colleagues in UCL Public and Cultural Engagement are leading a consortium to develop a new National Alliance for Museums, Health and Wellbeing, following a grant from Arts Council England.

Published: Mar 25, 2015 1:01:00 PM

The Mathematics of Love at Stratford Picture House

What's the chance of us finding love? How likely is it to last? When should you settle down? When is it right to compromise?

Published: Mar 25, 2015 10:42:40 AM