Latest Events

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Face to Face: Stories from the Asylum

26th May - 09:30
An exploration of patients' lives through photographs and histories. Our understanding of the Victorian lunatic asylum, and our perception of the history of psychiatry, is often fed by myth and...
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Revealing Characters

26th May - 10:00
In our twentieth century gallery, Revealing Characters looks at the enduring attraction of the portrait. Here we dig beneath the surface to uncover the stories of the people on display. All are...
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'Share the Love' Multicultural Art Exhibition

26th May - 10:00
Families are welcome to this free Creative Scotland funded exhibition which highlights the cultural and economic contribution of Dundees diverse communities. A large scale mixed media artwork has...
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Self Directed HMS Unicorn Design Tour

26th May - 10:00
Visit the HMS Unicorn during May and enjoy a self-directed tour exploring some of the design features inherent to HMS Unicorn. Investigate original features like the large collection of shipwright...
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Royal Arch Display

26th May - 10:00
The display will feature the 'three ages' of the arch - wooden, stone and cardboard. Artwork of the arch will be on the walls and a marble plaque that survived the demolition of the arch will be on...
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Patterns Of Migration - An Exhibition Of Illustrations By Laura Darling

26th May - 10:00
Prompted by experiences during her time working at Dundee International Women’s Centre, Laura explores barriers facing migrant women living in the city. Combining drawing, printmaking and hand...
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Dundee Photographic Society Exhibition

26th May - 10:00
This exhibition will showcase a wide variety of work from Dundee Photographic Society’s four internal competitions. Taking place during the 2016/2017 season this will include all the 1st, 2nd,...
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University of Dundee Degree Show

26th May - 10:00
Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art Design and Architecture Degree Show celebrates the work of creative final year students from University of Dundee's Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art Design...
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Children's Design Treasure Hunt

26th May - 10:00
Welcome aboard mateys! Come search for HMS Unicorn's Treasure! Step onboard Scotland's oldest ship and see if you can follow the clues to find the secret treasure of HMS Unicorn! All clues link to...
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Shonky: the Aesthetics of Awkwardness

26th May - 10:00
We're thrilled to be bringing the Hayward Curatorial Open to Scotland for the first time, staging a major group project curated by artist John Walter in our galleries at DCA. This exhibition aims to...
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'Share the Love' Multicultural Art Exhibition

26th May - 10:00
Families are welcome to this free Creative Scotland funded exhibition which highlights the cultural and economic contribution of Dundees diverse communities. A large scale mixed media artwork has...
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Love Your Zoo Week

26th May - 10:00
Visit and learn about your local zoo. Find out about the important work they do for the natural world. Learn how the professional organisation of BIAZA works with UK zoos to promote their important...
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Love Your Zoo Photography Competition Launch

26th May - 10:00
Anyone can take a photograph whether it is on your phone or with a camera. We would love you to take photographs at the zoo during 2018 and enter your best one in our 'Love Your Zoo' competition....
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What is a Museum? UNESCO City of Design

26th May - 10:00
This illuminating display celebrates Dundee's designation as a UNESCO City of Design. Drawn entirely from the City’s diverse permanent collections, the display includes inspiring biological...
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Large-scale Sketch of Dundee

26th May - 10:00
Visitors to The McManus, Dundee's Art Gallery & Museum, will be able to see their city mapped out in a huge, aerial drawing by artist Carl Lavia, aka Sketch. Remarkably made from memory, the work...
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Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design and Architecture Degree Show 2018

26th May - 10:00
Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design and Architecture Degree Show celebrates the work of creative graduates from University of Dundee’s Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design...
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Relaxed Screening: Robin Hood

26th May - 10:30
There have been a fair few big star names portraying the legend that is Robin Hood on screen, but it took Walt Disney to come up with the idea of the central character as a fox. Added to which,...
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Questions about cancer? We can help!

26th May - 11:00
Are you effected by cancer? Do you need more information or support? Macmillan @ Dundee Libraries is holding a drop-in service for anyone effected by cancer; whether you have just been diagnosed, in...
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Trajectories Exhibition

26th May - 11:00
An exhibition of contemporary art and scientific methods for exploring how perceptions of space influence and direct gestures, balance and movement. Art works by Charles Robert Harrison, Charlie...
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Lou Lou's Dundee Vintage Fair

26th May - 11:00
The UK's biggest travelling vintage fair will feature live music, a retro hair and beauty salon, and an impressive selection of eclectic vintage wares. This all-day pop-up marketplace offers the...