PAST EVENT: Scotland's Urban Past in Dundee

Get behind the scenes at Dundee's Art Gallery and Museum and discover how you could take the lead in a project about the city's past and present.

Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 10:00 to 12:30

The McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery and Museum, The Collections Unit, Barrack Street, Dundee, DD1 1PG

Celebrate Dundee then and now as part of the Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design in this morning event from Scotland's Urban Past and Dundee's Art Galleries and Museums Collections Unit.

From Roman pottery to 3D photographs, this event will help you to find your inspiration and get involved in sharing the story of Dundee with Scotland's Urban Past.

Learn more about the amazing history and environment of Dundee in this behind-the-scenes look at the city's Archaeology, History, Natural Sciences and World Cultures collections held by Dundee's Art Galleries and Museums.

The Collections Unit cares for thousands of objects dating from 400 million years ago right up to the present day. These objects are internationally important and inspire ideas, pride and memories.

The event is free to attend, starting at 10am with a talk about Scotland's Urban Past and the Collections Unit.

3D glasses will be provided.

Please note, a photographer may be present at Scotland's Urban Past events and the images may be used for promotional purposes.


The Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design 2016 is a Scottish Government initiative being led by VisitScotland and supported by partners Scottish Government, Creative Scotland, Architecture + Design Scotland, Scottish Tourism Alliance, Scottish Enterprise, The National Trust for Scotland, Historic Environment Scotland and Highlands and Islands Enterprise. 

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