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Durham University

Durham University Retail Office

Art Exhibitions

The Retail Office oversees two art exhibition spaces for the University:

  • The Cafe at the Botanic Garden
  • Cafe on the Green (formerly Bishop Cosin's Almshouse Cafe)

We are pleased to provide these spaces to showcase the best talent from local artists in the North East.

All venues are bookable for a one month period (please see our booking form for exceptions), in exchange for a 40% commission on any works sold. There is no rental fee.

Each site has its own layout, set up and display policy, so that we can offer a breadth of exhibitions in the University.

Please read through the information for each site before deciding which space you would be interested in booking.

For any general queries, please contact the Retail Office on 0191 334353 or email