Cultural Collections

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The University of Bristol cares for a number of unique and distinctive cultural collections and makes them available to the public in a number of ways.

Special Collections

Special Collections comprise a rich and diverse range of printed books and journals, archival resources and artefacts.

Public Art

Public Art at the University of Bristol is something everyone can enjoy or take part in. It includes permanent artworks and temporary projects.

Art Collection

The University holds a small collection of artworks. The oil paintings and sculptures are recorded on Art UK.

Theatre Collection

The Theatre Collection in the Faculty of Arts is one of the world’s largest archives of British theatre history and Live Art.

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