Slade School of Fine Art


Slade students and staff initiate and engage in a wide range of events and projects. Some of these are hosted by the Slade such as the annual Degree Shows and Open Studios, while other events have included collaborative exhibitions with UCL Art Museum and the UCL Grant Museum. Student commissions and competitions happen regularly including, in 2013, a permanent commission for the UCL Grant Museum entrance and the Provost’s Portrait Award. Documentation of all these activities, including a number of offsite projects, performances and a calendar can be found on these pages along with details of our Contemporary Art Lecture series and other events.

Many events take place at Slade Research Centre some of which will be documented on our Research pages.

Spineless Wonders: Zines 21 October

Spineless Wonders - Zines: Reading, Preserving, Making

10 February 2023

Zines: Reading, Preserving, Making: Queer Reading Group; Zines: In/Out: the Institutional Dilemma, panel discussion; Manchester Poetry Library tour; Zine making workshop. Online via Zoom, Friday 10 February 2023.

Animula Series

Slade Degree Shows 2023

Our Degree Shows for 2023 are as follows:

BA/BFA: 19 - 25 May 2023 (Monday - Friday 10am - 8pm, weekends 10am - 5pm)

MA/MFA: 9 - 17 June 2023 (Monday - Friday 10am - 8pm, weekends 10am - 5pm)

Interim Show Poster 2022 (front)

MA/MFA Interim Show

6 - 11 October 2022

Open to the public 6 - 11 October
Weekdays: 9:30am - 8:30pm
Weekend: 9:30am - 6:30pm

Contemporary Art Lecture poster

Contemporary Art Lectures

2022 - 2023

Contemporary Art Lectures will be online live via Zoom or in person. Lectures begin at 5pm and links to the lectures are usually released one week before the event.

Testing Ground Poster

Testing Ground

UCL Art Museum
29 September 2021  -  16 December 2022
Free. Open Wed - Fri 1-5pm