Object of the Month - November 2018 - Valentine's Postcards

Postcards used to be a major way to share your holiday experience, but they have recently been replaced by digital technology like social media. Guest curator Sarah Cook from NEoN Digital Arts Festival talks about the importance of physical media in the digital age for The McManus' object of the month.

 

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ARTIST ROOMS Lawrence Weiner

ARTIST ROOMS Lawrence Weiner
Fri 2 November 2018 – Sun 17 February 2019

Influential conceptual artist, Lawrence Weiner uses language as his medium. His text work can take many forms, but the principle remains the same – his ideas should not be confined to the gallery, but taken up by the viewer. Read between the lines and discover how Weiner’s evocative statements resonate with Dundee’s rich heritage. Uniquely for Dundee, Weiner’s texts have been translated into Scots by author James Robertson.

Admission FREE. Opening Times: Mon to Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 12.30-4.30pm.

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Revealing Characters
 

Revealing Characters

The exhibition looks at the enduring attraction of the portrait and uncovers the stories of the people on display.

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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...

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