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Welcome to The McManus:  
Dundee's Art Gallery and Museum

The McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery and Museum offers a fascinating insight into Dundee and with 8 galleries to explore, there is a wealth of information to discover in our exhibitions of art, history and the environment.

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The Galleries

There are 8 galleries within The McManus, which are laid out on 2 floors. Visitors can embark on a journey through 400 million years, and witness how a small settlement developed into the City of Dundee as it is today.

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What's On

Calendar for events, activities and exhibitions at The McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery and Museum and associated locations. Including free talks, tours lectures, performances, family activities, films and digital sessions.

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The City’s diverse and wide-ranging collections reflect the story of Dundee and its hinterland, and also evidence the City’s role in the rich history of Scottish art. The collections include objects of national and international significance.

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Creative Learning

Learning is at the heart of The McManus and our programmes explore the City's art and heritage, providing access to a diverse and fascinating collection of objects and artworks. Programme activities include artist-led workshops, handling sessions, tours, projects and events.

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Object of the Month

Caledon Shipbuilding Medal

Jeannie, a volunteer at the McManus Collections Unit, talks about a medal donated by a Caledon shipyard worker, as well as the history of the Caledon company. 

The medal is on display in The McManus's This Just In exhibition, open until 20 October 2024, free entry.

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