We are saddened to hear that alumna and pioneering filmmaker Lorenza Mazzetti has passed away at the age of 92. An appreciation of her work, following an event celebrating her work in 2013, is on the Slade Archive Blog.
Posted Monday, 6th January 2020 00:00
Closing date for MA and MFA Fine Art courses starting in September 2020 is 7th January! To apply: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/graduate/apply
Posted Thursday, 2nd January 2020 00:00
The Slade will be closed from 5:30pm on Friday 20 December 2019 to 9:00am on Thursday 2 January 2020.
Wishing you all a happy holiday and all best wishes for the New Year!
Posted Friday, 20th December 2019 00:00
Booking is now open for our Summer School Foundation Course. There is an early bird discount if you book before 29 February 2020. Further details on our Summer School Foundation page.
Posted Tuesday, 17th December 2019 00:00
Professor Dryden Goodwin’s inaugural lecture - Alongside, Drawn to Know - due to take place on Tuesday 19 November 2019 is being rescheduled in support of the IWGB’s strike action. The event has been rescheduled to 23 March 2020.
Posted Tuesday, 12th November 2019 00:00
Bookings are now open for our exciting short course programme for spring 2020. We are running courses daytimes, evenings and weekends, including one for 14 - 18 year olds. Further details on our short courses webpages.
Posted Monday, 11th November 2019 00:00
Joy Sleeman, Professor of Fine Art, gives her inaugural lecture, The future in retrospect: Land art to the moon and back, from 6:30 - 7:30pm, on Tuesday 12 November 2019.
Posted Saturday, 9th November 2019 00:00
Tate Christmas Cards designed by students Ellie Hayward, Alessia Franchi, James Berrington and Camila Lobos are on sale via the Tate online store.
Posted Wednesday, 6th November 2019 00:00
Read about UCL’s Centre for Global Health and Gender, Promundo and Global Action on Men’s Health which brought together academics, UCL’s Slade School of art, the UCL Institute of Education and panellists from organisations including Oxfam, Prostate Cancer UK, The Government Equalities Office and the World Health Organization to discuss how health outcomes can be improved for all genders ahead of a keynote lecture from artist, Grayson Perry. To read the article, go to the UCL News website.
Posted Thursday, 17th October 2019 00:00
Edward Allington: In pursuit of sculpture - Part II is showing at UCL Art Museum, South Cloisters
Wilkins Building, University College London, London WC1E 6BT, from Tuesday - Saturday, 1:00 - 5:00pm, 24 September - 13 December 2019. See the UCL Art Museum.
Posted Monday, 14th October 2019 00:00
We are are excited to announce that Dr Dean Sully, Associate Professor in Conservation, the Institute of Archeology, is this year’s Slade Scientist in Residence. He will give his inaugural lunchtime lecture on Wednesday 16 October 2019. See the Materials Research Project website.
Posted Monday, 14th October 2019 00:00
Come along on Wednesday 9 October, 6pm, for the latest in our Plinth series of salon events focusing on sculpture in all its forms, when we’ll be discussing the complex and often problematic relationship between making and meaning. Tickets on: www.ucl.ac.uk/event-ticketing/booking?ev=19062.
Posted Wednesday, 9th October 2019 00:00
Jon Thomson, Professor of Fine Art, gives his inaugural lecture, Party Booby Trap: selected works by Thomson & Craighead, from 6:30 - 7:30pm on Tuesday 22 October 2019.
Posted Tuesday, 8th October 2019 00:00
Gabriela Giroletti is the 2019/20 Honorary Research Associate for the Material Research Project. See our Methods Blog Honorary Research Associate page for further information.
Posted Monday, 30th September 2019 00:00
Tours of the Slade are now open for booking to prospective undergraduate and postgraduate students. See our tours booking page.
Posted Wednesday, 25th September 2019 00:00
UCL Slade School of Fine Art’s Scientists in Residence, Professor David Dobson and Dr Ruth Siddall are showing Observation at the North Observatory, UCL, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, from 22 - 28 October 2019. See www.ucl.ac.uk/slade/events/observation-north-obser.
Posted Monday, 16th September 2019 00:00
We are saddened by the loss of Klaas Hoek, a much loved member of the Slade community. Klaas was Head of Print for many years and taught at the Slade from 1998- 2015.
We will be displaying one of Klaas's prints in the Slade entrance in memory of him this week.
For details regarding the funeral, which will take place on 13 September, please email email@example.com.
Posted Monday, 9th September 2019 00:00
Johanna Baudou, Jione Choi, Boon and Baum, Johnny Izatt Lowry and Sarah Tew are showing in Heal's x Slade at the Mansard Gallery, Heals, 196 Tottenham Court Road, London W1T 7LQ, from 14 - 22 September 2019. See www.londondesignfestival.com.
Posted Sunday, 1st September 2019 00:00
An exhibition of work by current 2nd year MA and MFA students is running from Saturday 28 September - Tuesday 1 October 2019.
Posted Wednesday, 21st August 2019 00:00
The Slade is collaborating with UCL Gender Health on Engendering Men's Health with Grayson Perry, on 14 October 2019. Booking essential via Eventbrite:
Posted Monday, 19th August 2019 00:00
Spaces are still available for some Slade Summer School courses 2019. See www.ucl.ac.uk/slade/summer-school.
Posted Tuesday, 25th June 2019 00:00
The Slade School of Fine Art is top of the Guardian University Guide 2019 for Art. See: www.theguardian.com.
Posted Thursday, 20th June 2019 00:00
An exhibition of experimental new artworks by students from the UCL Slade School of Fine Art, created in response to the Grant Museum's collection takes place between 3 June - 7 September 2019. See www.ucl.ac.uk/culture/whats-on/skullpture.
Posted Tuesday, 18th June 2019 00:00
The MA/MFA/PhD Slade Degree Show is on: Thursday 6 June - Sunday 16 June 2019.
Weekdays 10am - 8pm, weekends 10am - 5pm.
The BA/BFA took place from 18 - 23 May 2019.
Posted Monday, 3rd June 2019 00:00
Current students at the Slade School of Fine Art will be leading unique tours of the Slade Degree Show to groups of visitors as part of UCL's Festival of Culture on 6 June 2019.
Posted Thursday, 23rd May 2019 00:00
Join us for the Slade Summer School Taster Workshop on 6 June 2019! This fun workshop will be a chance to get a feel of what we offer on our Slade summer courses by experimenting with collage.
Posted Tuesday, 21st May 2019 00:00
Please join us to find out more about supporting your students in applying to art school, and see the Undergraduate Degree Show which demonstrates the great range of exciting work by Slade students.
Posted Tuesday, 14th May 2019 00:00
Slade lecturer Lilah Fowler is working with Brenda Parker (Dept of Biochemical Engineering) as part of Trellis: Public Art programme, a project exploring knowledge exchange between researchers and artists funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). See www.ucl.ac.uk/ucl-east/news.
Posted Thursday, 14th March 2019 00:00