Exhibition Gallery

Come and see the restored Western Bank Library Exhibition Gallery! Thanks to a generous grant from the Wolfson Foundation, a major bequest from a former graduate and many smaller donations to the University's Alumni Foundation, this attractive space has been restored to the condition it was in when the Grade II listed building opened in 1959, and upgraded with 21st century systems.

Location:

Western Bank Library
Exhibition Gallery
Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN

Opening times:

Monday to Thursday from 9am to 7pm
Friday 10am to 7pm
Saturday 12pm until 6pm (excluding holidays)

Library services for visitors Access for visitors with mobility difficulties
Exhibition Benefactors (PDF) Western Bank Library

Coming Soon

Circus Performers: Extraordinary Feats from Ordinary People

14 June – 14 December 2018

Showcasing rare and important collections, the exhibition examines the stories behind the pioneering showmen and Circus performers who have thrilled audiences around the world. From the equestrian skills of Philip Astley to human cannonballs, visitors can discover the reality behind the amazing talents of acrobats, aerialists, animal tamers and clowns and learn what made and continues to make them so special.