Gallery and Exhibitions

Our gallery space Lightbox is open Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.30pm, and 12pm to 4pm on Cafe Saturdays (usually the second Saturday in the month - 13 May, 27 May, 10 June, 8 July, 12 August 2017), and admission is free. 

See our Lightbox brochure for exhibitions on show March to August 2017

See our Events Diary for upcoming and current exhibitions.

Leicester Museum & Art Gallery Open Exhibition

Each year we award prizes to works in the annual open exhibition at Leicester's New Walk Museum & Art Gallery - at the Open 27 exhibition (12 March - 8 May 2016) we chose Paul Barrand, Marcia Blagg, and Danguole Slaughter. Their work will be on show in our meeting rooms from early Summer 2016, and in our Lightbox gallery 13 March to 27 April 2017 to complement the Open 28 exhibition at New Walk Museum, which runs from 8 July to 19 August.

The Print Room

LCB Depot is also home to the Print Room, Leicester Print Workshop's showcase at LCB Depot for its members' work. It is open Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.30pm. The Print Room is sometimes used for meetings, so please call us on 0116 261 6800 to check availability before making your visit.

Other local exhibition venues 

Cultural Quarter

Phoenix  film and digital media centre in Midland Street LE1 1TG - home of the DMU Cube digital arts space

Curve theatre in Rutland Street LE1 1SB

Leicester Print Workshop at 50 St George Street LE1 1QG [open Tues-Sat 10-5; Weds 10-8]

Two Queens Studios in Queen Street LE1 1QW

Exchange Bar at 50 Rutland Street LE1 1RD

StudioName 2 Brougham Street LE1 2BA

Also in Leicester

Attenborough Arts at the University of Leicester LE1 7HA

The Gallery at De Montfort University Leicester's largest gallery spaceopened September 2016

The Eye The Old Library Galleries, Basement Gallery 54 Belvoir Street Leicester, LE1 6QL

Bishop Street Community Rooms at 10a Bishop St, Town Hall Square - in their meeting rooms 

The Y Theatre at the YMCA in East Street LE1 6EY - Art in the Bar exhibition space

Cank Street Gallery 44 Cank Street LE1 5GW

Oberon Gallery  27 Loseby Lane LE1 5DR


See further citywide exhibitions and events at the Leicester Museums and Galleries website.

Support for the visual arts

Contemporary Visual Arts Network, East Midlands is part of the national Contemporary Visual Arts Network which supports Arts Council England’s ten year strategy to strengthen the national visual arts sector.

Creative Leicestershire supports contemporary artists and creative businesses in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. It also runs Made in Leicestershire - a showcase for the rich range of handcrafted work by local artists and designer makers.

Visit the website of Arts Council England's Midlands Office

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