Art Collection Study Room

The majority of the University Art Collections are accessible via appointment only. Availability is between Monday – Friday 9am to 5pm.

A selection of artworks are on display around Whiteknights Campus. Click here for a map showing the locations of art on campus.


The Art Collection Study Room is accessed via the reception of The Museum of English Rural Life (The MERL), which has a shop, cafe and garden.

In line with the latest Government regulations, The MERL will close from Thursday the 5th November 2020 until the end of the national lockdown. The shop, cafe and garden will also be closed during this period.

University closure days

The Art Collection Study Room is closed on Bank Holidays and on University closures days at Christmas and Easter. For a full list of University closure days click here, and please contact us to avoid disappointment.