Welcome back to The McManus

We are delighted to welcome you back to The McManus. What can you expect? Here is a video to familiarise yourself with the new measures we've put in place to protect you and our staff.

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Object of the Month - April 2022 - Disbanded by John Pettie

Art curator Susan Keracher talks about John Pettie's Disbanded, a striking image of a kilted highlander. You can see it in The McManus' Victoria Gallery.

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Latest Exhibitions

The British Museum Spotlight Loan: Troy: Beauty and Heroism

The British Museum Spotlight Loan: Troy: Beauty and Heroism
Thursday 19 May - Sunday 14 August 2022

Helen and Achilles are central characters in the story of the Trojan War. Helen is the most beautiful woman in the world. Her abduction triggers the ten-year war, while Achilles' short but glorious life is the tale of one of the greatest Greek heroes. Each is a fascinating and complex figure. Focusing on significant moments from the lives of Helen and Achilles through the themes of beauty and heroism, four objects will tour to Reading, Surrey and Dundee between September 2021 and August 2022.

Admission Free. Last entry is
15 minutes before gallery closing time.

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The Street at The McManus

The Street at The McManus
Continues until Sunday 8 January 2023

Take a walk down memory lane and immerse yourself in The Street at The McManus.

Visit the shop and stand at the bar. Browse the windows of the old Toy Shop and the Pawn Shop. Look into the Shoe Shop and Furniture Shop. Peruse fashions from yesteryear in the department store. You may even remember some retail names from old Dundee.

Admission Free. Last entry is
15 minutes before gallery closing time.

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A Love Letter to Dundee: Joseph McKenzie Photographs 1964-1987

A Love Letter to Dundee: Joseph McKenzie Photographs 1964-1987
Extended until: Sunday 4 September 2022

Dundee's waterfront transformation has gained worldwide recognition. In the latest of our changing annual displays, we return to Dundee of the 1960s-1980s. Photographer Joseph McKenzie's stunning black and white photographs evidence the changing fortunes of the City and its people.

Admission Free. Last entry is
15 minutes before gallery closing time.

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Welcome To McManus Galleries

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.

150th anniversary

In 2017 The McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery & Museum celebrated its 150th anniversary with a year-long programme of exhibitions and events for visitors, highlighting the important role Dundee's best loved building has played, past and present, as a major cultural attraction. Read more...

The McManus

The McManus runs a regular programme of activities and events, including crafty fun activities from the Creative Learning team and captivating behind the scenes tours from the Collections Unit. There is definitely something to entertain people of all ages and a trip to visit can make the perfect family day out.«

The McManus is managed by Leisure and Culture Dundee and you can read more about them on their website.

 

 

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