Robert Gordon’s collections mostly focus on art and design – including items from the Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment and the Gray’s School of Art. They also hold teaching equipment, photographs and miscellaneous items relating to the university’s history of teaching engineering and pharmacy. Finally, they have over 100 items of needlework and embroidery from the Needlework
Development Scheme

1. Robert Gordon’s Collections

Exhibitions are mounted regularly in various locations around the Robert Gordon University main campus.

To check whether there are current exhibitions, please contact g.cheyne@rgu.ac.uk


Garthdee House, Garthdee Road, Aberdeen AB10 7QB


Monday – Friday 9am – 4.30pm for access to exhibitions when they are on.

There are a number of places throughout the campus where you can see changing exhibitions of art and architecture work. To visit the exhibitions you don’t have to book and entry is free.

For more information about what is currently on display and locations, see the art collection blog.

Group, school and research visits can be arranged in advance. Please contact Collections Assistant George Cheyne on g.cheyne@rgu.ac.uk or 01224 263439.

Getting there

For information on how to get to the campus, including public transport, visit


Accessibility of the exhibitions depends on their location, which can vary. To check accessibility of a specific exhibition, please contact Collections Assistant George Cheyne on g.cheyne@rgu.ac.uk or 01224 263439.

How to find us

Robert Gordon’s Collections

Aberdeen AB10 7QB, UK

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