Object of the Month - October 2018 - Winkie the Pigeon

In February 1942 a pigeon named Winkie rescued an RAF crew of 4 men. Curator Carly Cooper explains why Winkie is The McManus' object of the month.


Latest Exhibitions

Bash Street’s Back at The McMenace

Bash Street’s Back at The McMenace

This summer, join some of the City's funniest and most loved characters as The Bash Street Kids take over the Museum, as part of a brilliant, new collaborative exhibition!

2018 marks the 80th Birthday of Beano and this exhibition explores the birth of the comic right here in Dundee, the people behind it and its enduring popularity across generations of readers.

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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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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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