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
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 space, opened 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