Explore our collections by browsing these exhibitions. You can view online versions of previous Weston Gallery exhibitions, or look at particular themes or subject areas in the 'Spotlight' and 'Focus on ... ' pages.
To extend access to our exhibition programme we have created online versions of some previous Weston Gallery exhibitions. These condensed adaptations consist of a series of pages based on the display boards plus a selection of the exhibits.
Farming in an open field village
Collections at the University of Nottingham
Views of community life in 16th/17th century Nottinghamshire
Sometimes it takes courage to survive
From ducal estate to urban residence
A literary legacy
The Grand Old Man in Nottinghamshire
Battle of the biographers
Soviet War Posters
Celebrating 500 Years of Nottingham High School in its Community
A History of Maternity in the East Midlands
The Glorious Revolution and its Aftermath
Ancestral Stories from the Archives
Medieval Wollaton Manuscripts
The First World War
Nottingham's Magnificent Mathematician
Taking Theatre to Communities across the East Midlands
Wellington's Campaigns and Waterloo
A history of The University of Nottingham
80 Years of Making Up the Modern Woman
A Natural Historian and his Collections
Grand Tourists and Others: Travelling Abroad Before the 20th Century
Making and breaking records in Nottinghamshire
Rule and resistance in colonial India 1740-1840
From the literary collections at the University of Nottingham
Bringing Vikings Back to the East Midlands
A special set of online exhibitions designed to be an introduction to our holdings.
Healthcare and medicine from the past several hundred years
Early explorations and the beginnings of tourism
Famous wars, and the personal experiences of fighting men
Local authors join literary figures of earlier centuries
Birth and death, childhood and adult life, work and leisure
Memorable events from civic college origins to current activities
Turn the pages of The Wollaton Antiphonal
Our ‘focus on’ exhibitions attempt to respond to our users needs for an introduction to particular themes or subject areas. They are a versatile tool aimed at providing a brief but snappy ‘appetiser’ to collections, themes or specific topics.
Exercise through the centuries
Ballads, literature, and the historical context
The slave trade over the centuries
We regularly put on small displays of appropriately-themed surrogate material in libraries and other sites around the various campuses. Some of our previous displays are available online.