The Naughton Gallery at Queen's
Lanyon Building
Queen's University

Tel: +44 (0) 28 9097 3580

Opening Times
Tuesday - Sunday
11am - 4pm

What's On?

Current Exhibition


Mad Kid's Bedroom Wall Pot, Grayson Perry

Hidden Agenda &

Material Subversion

1 August - 14 September


Hidden Agenda is a Crafts Council Collection exhibition, curated in partnership with Berwick Visual Arts and Doug Jones and presented in partnership with Craft NI. Exhibiting for the first time in Belfast, the artist Doug Jones presents one of his politically motivated installations alongside eleven objects from the Crafts Council Collection including work by Paul Scott, Grayson Perry, Michael Marriott, Michelle Walker and Lois Walpole.


Material Subversion will run concurrently with the Hidden Agenda exhibition and explores the ways in which ten local craft makers subvert preconceptions about materials and their function. The makers involved include Stuart Cairns, Patrick Colhoun, and Gail Mahon.


Artists' Talks: 

Friday 29 August, Council Chamber, Lanyon building

Catherine Keenan, 12 - 1pm

Rachel Dickson, 1 - 2pm * CANCELLED* Due to unforeseen circumstances

                                                      Rachel Dickson's talk has been cancelled


Saturday 30 August:

Gail Mahon, 12 - 12.30pm, Naughton Gallery

Stuart Cairns, 12.30 - 13.30pm, Old Staff Common Room


Part of August Craft Month 2014


The Naughton Gallery's collection of paintings is online!

The Naughton Gallery at Queen's took part in the 'Your Paintings' project carried out by The Public Catalogue Foundation in partnership with the BBC. The PCF has created a complete digital record of the UK's national collection of oil paintings, with the aim of making art in public collections more accessible.


The Naughton Gallery's online catalogue of oil paintings can be viewed here: Your Paintings


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QUB Art Loan Scheme

As part of Queen’s ongoing commitment to the visual arts, members of staff are now being offered interest free loans to buy artwork on sale in the Naughton Gallery.

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