Creating a space to showcase creativity

Opened by globally acclaimed artist and former student Conrad Atkinson, our Vallum Gallery is home to a number of in-house and external exhibitions each year. 

Finalist Carlisle Living Award Logo, Finalist Carlisle Living Award LogoIn 2019, the Gallery and its Degree Show, which showcases the final work of our BA Hons students every year, were also Finalists for Art or Cultural Initiative of the Year at the Carlisle Living Award.

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If you would like to discuss hosting an exhibition in the Vallum Gallery, please contact Gallery Curator Laura Baxter.


Vallum Gallery Exhibitions Programme

Young Cumbria Artist of the Year - In Collaboration with Eden Arts

Carlisle - Brampton Road | 02/ Mar/ 2020

This open competitive exhibition for 15-24 year olds across Cumbria is organised in partnership with the regional arts development agency ‘Eden Arts.’

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'' - somewhere-nowhere

Carlisle - Brampton Road | 30/ Mar/ 2020 shares photographic images, poetry and installation work by Harriet Fraser and Rob Fraser drawn from more than ten years exploring the elements that shape land and people, and contribute to a sense of place.

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Foundation Art & Design Exhibition - University of Cumbria Students

Carlisle - Brampton Road | 05/ May/ 2020

This exhibition showcases the diverse artwork, inspirations and creative processes of our students studying the Foundation Art & Design course at the Institute of Arts.

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The Degree Show 2020 - University of Cumbria Graduating Students

Carlisle - Brampton Road | 30/ May/ 2020

A celebration of our BA degree students' work across all art forms. In 2019, the Gallery and its Degree Show were also Finalists for Art or Cultural Initiative of the Year at the Carlisle Living Awards.

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Behind the Scenes of the ‘Life of a Mountain’ Documentary Series - Terry Abraham

Carlisle - Brampton Road | 22/ Jun/ 2020

Behind the scenes of the BBC Four series ‘Life of a Mountain’ with filmmaker Terry Abraham.

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MA Show 2020 - University of Cumbria Postgraduate Students

Carlisle - Brampton Road | 24/ Aug/ 2020

A showcase of our postgraduate students' final work.

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