AUB researchers, learners, and teaching staff

Requests to study objects in the museum or to borrow objects to take to the studio should be made in person, by phone, or by email to, giving a minimum of two working days notice.

Please note

  • Some objects may be unsuitable or unavailable for loan.
  • Objects may be borrowed for use on campus only, must be returned on the same day, and locked away when unsupervised.
  • Other than for pre-arranged taught sessions a maximum of 12 objects may be viewed or borrowed at any one time.
  • You will be required to undertake a short object handling briefing session before you borrow objects for the first time.  Please allow an extra few minutes for this when you come to collect your loan.

To make your request

  • Register and / or sign in to the website using the buttons at the top right of the page:


Sign in or register
  • View the collection and select the objects you would like to use by clicking on the 'Add to my favourites' button below the object.
Add to my favourites
  • You can review your list under the 'My Favourites' link at the top of the page.  Here you can remove any unwanted objects by clicking on the 'Remove from my Favourites' button under the object.
My favourites
  • Send an email to including the following:
    • your user name (so that we can see your list)
    • the preferred date and time that you would like to visit
    • what you would be doing with the objects eg. photography, drawing, object analysis
    • any other information
  • Once received, a member of the MoDiP team will respond as soon as possible to discuss your requirements.