Easter Fun Day returns for 2019! Come down to Camperdown Park Dundee on Sunday 21st April 12-4pm.
Art & Culture
After the long months of lockdown, and amid the ongoing foreign travel restrictions, people from across Scotland are flocking to discover the beauty and delights on their own doorsteps.
Mary Quant celebrated in V&A Dundee’s first fashion photoshoot
Scotland’s ‘Best Visitor Attraction’, The McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery & Museum will be reopening on Thursday 20th August.
As Dundee begins to welcome visitors and residents back to the city centre, retailers and businesses will be selling reusable Sunny Dundee face coverings.
The Sunny Dundee campaign by Dundee - One City, Many Discoveries originally saw thousands of pairs of #SunnyDundee sunglasses given to visitors, locals, and businesses.
The Eden Project is to begin work on a feasibility study for a proposed new project in Dundee.
Eden is working with Dundee City Council and the University of Dundee and the study is being supported by businesses and institutions in the area.
Last night, The McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery & Museum struck gold at the 2019/20 Scottish Thistle Awards National Final at Edinburgh International Conference Centre where they won Best Visitor Attraction.
The best way to really get to know a city is to live it like a local. Our insider’s guide takes you off the beaten track and into the best hidden spots to Discover Dundee. One of the great things about Dundee is that it’s a really compact city. You don’t have to wander far from the centre to discover hidden gems well worth whiling away a few hours in. The Museum of Transport is one of them.
The “coolest little city,” the UNESCO City of Design and the home of jute production. We have design and fashion running through the veins of Dundee. With such a rich textile history, the city was already set to be a fashion centre in Scotland.
The food and drink scene in Dundee has an eclectic vibe, with many choices to dine out any day or night of the week. Between cultural and quirky cafes, wholefood shops and exquisite restaurants of varying themes and cuisines, there is an abundance of choice for all.
Huge congratulations as Golden Globes were awarded to the media dynasty drama, ‘Succession’ and lead actor Brian Cox, who hails from Dundee. The series filmed at the iconic V&A Dundee for Season 2 with Scotland-based episodes first appearing on screen in September 2019 on HBO, Sky Atlantic and Now TV.
The 77th Golden Globes took place on Sunday, 5th January 2020.
Dundee has a wealth of vibrant and interesting historical landmarks and locations for history fans to visit, ranging from our massive involvement in the jute industry, shipbuilding industry, journalism and our history of pioneering and exploration.
V&A Dundee has been named as one of Scotland’s premier visitor attractions for international travellers to visit this year.
Come and explore with us as Dundee Summer Street Festival returns in 2019!
Our theme this year is Explorations and we’ve got a myriad of ways for you to do that!
• Centrepiece Luminarium in City Square – don’t miss it!
• Food and drink with Dundee’s Farmers’ Market
• Fun in the Overgate
• Games on Reform Street
V&A Dundee has been selected as one of five finalists for Art Fund Museum of the Year 2019.
This award is regarded as the most prestigious museum prize in the world. The annual award celebrates innovation and exceptional achievement in museums and galleries across the UK.
City Breaks UK: The 10 Best for 2019 - #Dundee is on the list, as selected by Condé Nast Traveller UK
#DundeeIsNow #SunnyDundee #LoveDundee
Scotland’s sunniest city has made it to the top spot beating nine other Scottish locations listed in the Sunday Times 2019 Best Place to Live Guide.
The story of Dundee, its people and its nationally significant art and museum collections can now be heard first hand at The McManus: Dundee’s Art Gallery & Museum with the introduction of new audioguide tou
V&A Dundee has welcomed half a million visitors to the museum since it opened, hitting the milestone almost six months earlier than expected.
The 500,000th person to walk through the doors of Scotland’s first design museum was officially recorded on Saturday 30 March 2019.
V&A Dundee and Slessor Gardens will welcome the BBC’s Antiques Roadshow to the museum this summer.
V&A Dundee has won the Wallpaper* Design Award 2019 for the Best New Public Building.
V&A Dundee opens its doors for the first time to the public on Saturday 15 September 2018. Today its beautiful, light-filled interiors designed by acclaimed Japanese architect Kengo Kuma have been revealed for the first time.
The work of Stewart Carmichael, one of Dundee’s great champions of art, is to be featured in a new exhibition at the University of Dundee, the first major retrospective since his death in 1950.
Comics students and alumni from the University of Dundee have won a host of awards at the Scottish Independent Comic Book Awards, held as part of Glasgow Comic Con.
Dundee students past and present had been nominated in all of the categories, and duly picked up a string of successes.
Dundee’s £1billion waterfront redevelopment project was linked firmly to the city’s heritage of discovery and innovation today, with the formal unveiling of the Discovery Walk.