Every year across the U.K the Art and Design education system celebrates its next generation of Art and Design graduates.
One of the first shows of the year is Dundee Art and Design degree Show which runs for approximately two weeks. The large majority of art and design degree shows run over the months of May, June and into July. Many of the shows will be started with a private show giving the select members of industry and the public and chance to chat through work with recent graduates. The large majority of these shows are free of charge to the public and offer a great insight into the next generation of creative thinkers.
Obvious highlights in the calendar include the London based Royal College of Arts and Saint Martins College. Make no mistake though there are plenty of other colleges around London worth visiting.
If you travel slightly further north to the Midlands you will find Birmingham School of Art and Design, Wolverhampton School of Art and Design and Coventry School of Art & Design.
Amongst others the western region of the country will have offerings from Bristol School of Creative Arts and….
on your way into the north check out Staffordshire University Art and Design Show and MMU Faculty of Art and Design and University of Salford School of Art and Design
Wherever you are located there is sure to be an Art and Design Exhibition near by with the next batch of design thinkers eager to emerge onto the scene.
Please see our design events page for more information on each Art and Design schools.
If you don’t have time to visit all the shows you would like to then perhaps a trip to London’s Free Range held in newly herald design district Brick Lane. Another option is to visit New Designers held in the Business Design Centre in Islington. Both of these events play host to a large number of design graduates keen to show off their work.
As always the DIA events page is jam-packed with design events to keep your creative diary full. Please check back for newly added events. If your art and design event is not shown on our calendar and you would like it to be added please contact us with full details and we will be in touch.