In 2018, the University of Exeter launched a new Arts and Culture Strategy, to be delivered through a programme of activity that places creativity at the heart of all we think, imagine and do together. The University has four campuses, two in Exeter and two in Cornwall. The Streatham campus, Exeter, hosts the Bill Douglas Cinema Museum and the Northcott Theatre. ‘Creative Exchange’ is an artist residency studio/small gallery at the Penryn campus, Cornwall.
In 2018, the University of Exeter launched a new Arts and Culture Strategy (2018-21), to be delivered through a programme of activity that places creativity at the heart of all we think, imagine and do together.
The Strategy has three aims:
Within the ambitious scope of the strategy, we are keen to develop its identity and purpose around the mission, ‘activating creativity’. This has three aspects:
The Arts and Culture team delivers an annual programme of Creative Fellowships and Arts Commissions, with related dissemination events, as well as termly ‘Creative Dialogues’ talks with high profile creatives. ‘Creative Exchange’ offers six artist residencies each year, pairing practitioners with researchers to explore questions of common interest. Alongside this activity, we also work to raise the profile of innovative creative practice led by staff and students across the University, and to build strong relationships with the cultural and creative sectors across Devon and Cornwall.