University of Hertfordshire Arts (UHArts) supports the cultural life of the University and the wider community by providing high quality and affordable arts events and exhibitions.
Within our excellent performance and exhibition spaces, and those of our partner organisations, visitors will discover respected local, national and international artists and curators.
The Weston Auditorium
The Weston Auditorium is our impressive multi-purpose arts venue. Each year it plays host to a wide-range of arts events across all platforms.
See cult, classic and independent cinema on the impressive cinema screen, or the latest national touring dance and theatre productions brought to life on the stage, or watch an exciting array of music performances.
Critically acclaimed University of Hertfordshire Galleries (UH Galleries) are among the most innovative contemporary art spaces in the UK. With 2 dynamic galleries - the Art and Design Gallery in Hatfield - and out new gallery space within the Museum of St Albans – UH Galleries presents international contemporary art to the community and wider audiences, in traditional and sometimes challenging ways.
UH Art Collection
The University of Hertfordshire’s art collection demonstrates the institution’s support of contemporary culture. The philosophy behind the UH Art Collection is to present modern and contemporary art in places where people study, work and visit.
This reflects the University of Hertfordshire’s determination to provide not only an attractive education setting but also one which will inform, enlighten and enhance the life of its students, staff and the local community.
UHRecordings is the professional record label from the University of Hertfordshire and consists of 2 divisions:
- UHR - dedicated to recording and releasing interesting and contemporary classical recordings
- INFUSE - provides opportunities for new and upcoming contemporary artists to record and release their material
It also features a monthly live event night at The Forum Hertfordshire (JamJar).
UHRecordings support the School of Creative Arts by providing work experience opportunities for undergraduate music students who can participate in the recording process and contribute to all aspects of production as sound technicians, designers or managers.Visit UHRecordings for more information.
de Havilland Philharmonic
The de Havilland Philharmonic has been the University of Hertfordshire’s resident orchestra since 1969. Under conductor Robin Browning, the orchestra performs up to 7 concerts a year at The Weston Auditorium.
See our upcoming events and exhibitions.