Arts & exhibitions

The Hive has a rich and varied programme heavily influenced by the aim to support and promote the work of new and emerging artists alongside experienced local artists, groups and organisations.  

For information about exhibiting and performing at The Hive see Arts@The Hive

  • Heather & Ivan Morison Sculptures - Thu, 01 February

    Heather and Ivan Morison were ‘artists in residence’ at The Hive and University of Worcester in 2017.

    Their sculptures will interact with the bookshelves and respond to the consumption of knowledge and the library’s wealth of information in a Meadow Arts project: look out for their artists’ talks.

    From Thursday 1 February

  • Royal Photographic Society International Images for Science - Fri, 02 February Sun, 18 March 2018

    In an increasingly visual world, good images of science are often the key to unlocking the curiosity of scientific. This exhibition features 100 images submitted by over 80 counties selected by an expert judging panel to form this breathtaking touring exhibition.

    2 February – 18 March




  • Suffragettes, Voters and Worcester Woman - Mon, 05 February Fri, 23 February 2018

    An exhibition to mark the centenary of some women’s enfranchisement in Britain on 6 February 1918. It will introduce you to Worcestershire women who campaigned for the vote like Clarence Houseman, Elsie Howie, Isabel Margesson and Florence Peek and begin to explore how women have used their vote in the years that followed.

    Monday 5 February to 23 February



  • Worcester Stands Tall Designs - Thu, 08 February Tue, 13 February 2018

    Artists have been dreaming-up designs for giraffe sculptures. Come and see their colourful and inventive designs.  

    The 10 week trail – a Wild in Art event brought to the city by St Richard’s Hospice – runs from 9 July to 15 September.

    8 to 13 February




  • Escaping Wars and Waves

    Illustrations and text by Olivier Kugler documenting the circumstances of Syrian refugees he met on assignments commissioned by Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières. Olivier travelled to Domiz refugee camp (Iraqi Kurdistan), Kos Island (Greece), the Calais refugee camp (France) as well as to England, Germany and Switzerland. 

    March / April