Covid-19 has changed the way we work, but we are still able to support research visits for UAL staff and students and for external researchers. If you have a research enquiry, please contact us at the usual address and staff will do their best to help. Please book a week in advance.
The Museum & Study Collection is open to everyone for inspiration and information. It tells the story of Central Saint Martins’ rich history. The collection contains work produced by staff and students, a large art and design teaching collection, the British Artists’ Film and Video Collection, and some historical college records.
The teaching collection spans the 13th century to the present, and includes early printed books, prints, illuminated manuscripts, embroideries, 1920s German film posters, textiles and garments. We hold material created by CSM staff and students over the last one hundred years, and have collected from degree shows for the past two decades.
Object of the week: Dot hand, a white dot hand superimposed over a photograph of a woodland by Clare Scully, 2006. https://t.co/McE7KOmaqW
Object of the week: stereoscopic photos from the collection of artist Vivien Gribble, c.1901 https://t.co/HkaALZtBXK
Object of the week: poster for an exhibition at the Whitechapel Gallery by Richard Hollis, 1980. https://t.co/14q3ZulHdz
Object of the week: Penguin by Design event poster by Phil Baines, 2005. https://t.co/2n53InYNjh
Museum & Study Collection stories
CSM Museum & Study Collection: Richard Quinn acquisition
The CSM Museum & Study Collection is pleased to announce an exciting new acquisition by Richard Quinn
Class of 2020: Deans' Awards
Since 1989, the CSM Museum & Study Collection has actively purchased works from graduating students. Now, after more than 30 years, the process has taken on a new form in our first ever Deans’ Awards.
Echoes of Nature
Working with an archive in the CSM Museum & Study Collection, MA Culture, Criticism and Curation students created their course’s first 3D-modelled virtual exhibition. We talk to the curators about the challenge of digitally designing a
Silence in the streets
Silence in the streets, a curatorial publication and platform developed by MA Culture, Criticism and Curation students, focuses on British community photography group Camerawork.