UHArts has partnered with academic departments from across the University of Hertfordshire (and on occasion other academic institutions) to curate and organise collaborative projects in all art forms.

With 2 major public galleries and a significant music and theatre program UH Arts is uniquely placed to provide genuinely public impacts for the University’s world-class research.

UH Galleries in particular is well regarded internationally for the quality of its touring exhibitions, symposia and publishing in the area of modern and contemporary photography

Significant recent, current and forthcoming projects Include:

The inaugural Sparks Might Fly (2016)

Theatre commission awarded to theatre company ‘Cap-a-Pie’ who are producing a piece of touring theatre for schools. Produced in collaboration with ‘Everyday Lives In War’ a University of Hertfordshire research centre, which examines the impacts of the First World War.

Interlopers (2015-2016)

Permindar Kaur’s nine-month residency, exhibition and collaborative research project developed with the Department of Psychology.

Between Materials and Mechanisms (Autumn 2016)

Artist Elizabeth Murton will work with the School of Life and Medical Sciences and the School of Creative Arts to examine the materials and construction of the University’s Art and Design Gallery.

Käthe Buchler Between Idyll and the Homefront (Spring 2018)

Working again with ‘Everyday Lives in War’ amateur photographer Käthe Buchler’s remarkable photographs of the German homefront during the first world war will be shown in the UK for the first time.

Dance for Parkinson's

Listen to Dr Peter Lovatt, Reader in the Department of Psychology and Sports Sciences at the University of Hertfordshire, as he talks about current research on the positive impact of dance for people with Parkinson’s disease.