Our gallery

Our Sheffield Institute of Arts Gallery showcases the very best work by members of our community and visiting artists.

We offer a programme of changing exhibitions, across art, design and media. Past exhibitors have included David Mellor, Jake and Dinos Chapman, Charles Atlas, Ken Garland, Lance Wyman, Laurie Anderson, George Grosz as well as many of our own staff and students.

Admission to all events is free.

SIA Gallery

Opening times

During exhibitions, the gallery is open 10am-5pm Monday-Friday, and until 10am-4pm on Saturdays. Outside business hours you may be asked to sign in the building.

Our café is open Monday-Friday and serving barista coffee, a range of hot and cold drinks, cakes, pastries and sandwiches and paninis.

We are closed on public holidays, and on other dates when the University is closed.

How to find us

We are on Fitzalan Square – on the ground floor of the Sheffield Institute of Arts in the historic Post Hall – the original Post Office counter area which still preserves its beautiful mosaic floor.

School visits

Do you want to arrange a visit for your school or college? Find out more.

Mailing list

Stay up to date with exhibitions and receive invitations to exclusive events by signing up to our mailing list. We won't share your details with anyone else. For further information about the university's privacy policy in accordance to GDPR please visit https://www.shu.ac.uk/about-this-website/privacy-policy

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Exhibit your work here

Our exhibition programme closely reflects and supports our teaching and research, but we are happy to receive applications from artists and other organisations for exhibitions in our gallery spaces. Our programme is typically planned up to 18 months in advance, and we consider proposals at dedicated selection board meetings, twice a year. Contact us using the details below for more information.

Hold your event here

The gallery is a great venue for events and our exhibitions offer a unique setting for meetings and receptions. For more information about hiring the gallery contact us using the details below.

Contact us

Gallery manager - Tim Machin, 0114 225 6956, t.machin@shu.ac.uk

Media enquiries - pressoffice@shu.ac.uk

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