About the Collection

The University of Reading’s Art Collection comprises around 1000 works of painting, drawing, sculpture and graphic art. The Collection also includes many pieces of national and international significance. We are based at the former St Andrews Hall, alongside the Museum of English Rural Life, and are part of the University Museums and Special Collections Service.

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  • The University of Reading,
  • 6 Redlands Road,
  • Reading RG1 5EX

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    University of Reading
    6 Redlands Road
    RG1 5EX

    Enter via The MERL Reception

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