About Us

The Mead Gallery is part Warwick Arts Centre, situated on the University of Warwick campus, outside Coventry.

The Gallery was established in 1985, and was named after Phil Mead, a Coventry businessman who developed support for the University of Warwick and for its Arts Centre.

The Mead Gallery does not have a permanent collection, but does benefit from a very close relationship the University of Warwick Art Collection, sharing staff, resources and cross-commissioning where appropriate.

From July 2018, the Mead Gallery will be closed as part of 20:20, a major £17.1m development project. It will reopen in October 2020 in a new and improved ground floor space in Warwick Arts Centre. From October 2018-September 2020, the Mead will be presenting a peripatetic series of exhibitions and events; full details can be found here.