Lancaster Arts at Lancaster University via the Peter Scott Gallery is the custodian of Lancaster University's and the Peter Scott Trust's international art collection which includes Japanese and Chinese art, antiquities, works by twentieth century British artists and prints by significant European artists such as DürerMiróErnst and Vasarely.

The collection is not on permanent display but a number of works are shown every year as part of changing exhibitions. Please contact the Peter Scott Gallery ( for information about works currently on display or to view items by appointment.  

Twentieth Century Art

Scottie Wilson, Fish Bowl, 1960, ink and crayon

The Peter Scott Gallery's Twentieth Century Art collection

Pilkington's Tile and Pottery Company

Vase, 1913. Lustre by William Mycock. Shape 3011.

The Peter Scott Gallery's Pilkington's Tile and Pottery Company collection.

Chinese Art

Assumed Chuen Nian, Crab and Seaweed, round fan painting, watercolour on silk

The Peter Scott Gallery's Chinese Art Collection

Japanese Art

The Peter Scott Gallery's Japanese art collection


Glass beaker, Roman, late 4th Century AD

The Peter Scott Gallery's Antiquities collection

Collection Research Projects

Details on Projects relating to the Peter Scott Gallery including NESTA and Testing Media