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Exhibition - Museography: Calum Colvin Reflects on The McManus Collections

Friday 7 July to Sunday 29 October 2017
 
The rich and varied collection displayed in The McManus: Dundee’s Art Gallery & Museum is the focus of a major new exhibition by esteemed Scottish artist and Head of Contemporary Art Practice at the University of Dundee, Calum Colvin. The artist has positioned a number of his intriguing photographs within the gallery spaces, which comment upon, and relate to, selected permanent displays throughout the galleries. They are an ‘invasion’, an ‘intervention’ an ‘interruption’.
 

Top tips for Dundee tipples

Pay a visit to one of the many stylish bars in Dundee, and it’s likely that you can choose a refreshment that has been created right here in the city. Over the past few years Scotland has been producing delicious gins and imaginative craft beers – and you can find some of them here in Dundee.

Dundee's Summer Music Takeover

Dundee is a city that runs on music – from dancehalls to world-famous visitors like The Beatles, Queen, and Frank Sinatra. Add to that home-grown talents such as Billy Mackenzie, Ricky Ross of Deacon Blue, Ged Grimes of Simple Minds (ex-Danny Wilson), and The View. Here’s just five of the music experiences to be had in Dundee this year! 
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Beaumont spins into Scottish leg of 80 day MISSION warm-up

Cycling star Mark Beaumont, has reached the Scottish leg of his warm-up training for an 80-day mission to travel 18,000 miles around the world by bike.
 
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Dundee announces three new global ambassadors

The campaign that promotes Dundee to the world, ‘One City, Many Discoveries’ announces three new global ambassadors as the city of Jute, Jam and Journalism becomes the City of Culture, Comedy and

Dundee Photographer Scoops Yet Another Major Scottish Photography Accolade

The awards keep rolling in for Dundee photographer, Shahbaz Majeed of Frame Focus Capture Photography, who is no stranger to receiving worldwide recognition of