The McManus

McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery and Museum
The McManus
Albert Square, Meadowside, Dundee, DD1 1DA
  • Telephone 01382 307200
  • Opening times Mon–Sat 10am–5pm; Sun 12.30pm–4.30pm.
  • Email
  • Website www.mcmanus.co.uk
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The McManus is Dundee's principal public art gallery.

It is housed in a Gothic revival building designed by George Gilbert Scott, and celebrated its 150th anniversary in September 2017. It was conceived as a memorial to Prince Albert and originally called the Albert Institute.

It has a rolling programme of events and exhibitions.

It houses a collection focused on natural history and fine and decorative art. 20th century Scottish colourists are well represented including Colquhoun, Eardley, Fergusson, Cadell, Redpath and MacTaggart.

It is accredited to Museums Galleries Scotland.

Events at this venue

There are 4 events at this location

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A Day to Play

Interactive performance workshop for children and their grown-ups. Featuring song, dress-up, dance and play. Booking is essential.

Sun 10 Dec

Free / 01382 307200

Isabel's Christmas Adventure 2017.

  • 14:00

Dundee Arts Cafe

Regular talks from a variety of different speakers followed by a chance to ask questions and discuss the topic. Everyone welcome.

Tue 7 Nov

Free / 01382 307200

The Art of Making Trouble: Artist and activist, Joseph DeLappe, likes making trouble. From hacking drones to selling despotic dictators on eBay. Recently hired as the Professor of Games and Tactical Media at Abertay University, Joseph discusses his past and future work, and provides a short history of political activism through computer games, art and design.

  • 18:00 – 19:00

Light Nights Lantern Workshops

For those looking to take part in the Christmas Light Night event's Torchlight Procession, a workshop to create your own lantern to ensure you can be seen on the night. Under 8s must be accompanied by an adult. Booking is essential.

Sat 28 Oct

Free / 01382 307200

  • 13:30 – 15:30

Sun 29 Oct

Free / 01382 307200

  • 13:30 – 15:30

Sat 4 Nov

Free / 01382 307200

  • 13:30 – 15:30
…and 3 more dates until 12 Nov

Museography: Calum Colvin Reflects on The McManus Collections

Calum Colvin, esteemed Scottish artist and Head of Contemporary Art Practice at the University of Dundee, showcases a series of strategically placed interventions of intriguing photographic artworks throughout the permanent galleries at The McManus: Dundee’s Art Gallery and Museum.

Wed 18 Oct

Free / 01382 307200

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Thu 19 Oct

Free / 01382 307200

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 20 Oct

Free / 01382 307200

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 9 more dates until 29 Oct

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