Dundee's New Community Garden

Over the past year or so Dundee as a city has gone through some major changes including the waterfront area to create Slessor Gardens in preparation for the V&A Museum of Design, Dundee opening in 2018. Within this great new area that has recently been added to Dundee's charm there is a going to be a small patch of land used as a community garden which has been designed by the public for the public.  The University of Dundee's Botanic Garden have played a part in this process working with the University of Dundee's Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Kennedytwaddle design studios, des...

Art Exhibition - Spectra Textiles

This exhibition runs from the 24/06/2017 to the 01/07/2017 and it will show creative techniques for framed and three dimensional work ranging from the decorative to functional embroidery, patchwork and mixed media. The work will show the exciting possibilities of textile and stitch being combined simply in more complex ways using techniques the artists are exploring at this time. The magic of creating images with textiles shows how this has become and important and popular art form. ...

Art Exhibition - RusTay Art Textiles by Lynda Marshall

This exhibition runs from the 17/08/2017 to the 31/08/2017 and will feature a wide variety of designs produced by a group of former City & Guilds Creative Textiles students. The display will include 2D wall hangings and quilts alongside 3D wearable art and soft furnishings, worked in machine and hand stitched. There will also be access to sketchbooks showing the inspiration and story behind the designs, and the porcess used....

Art Exhibition - 'Woodcraft and Pyrography' by Gail Duncan

Following on from last summer's highly successful exhibition at the University of Dundee's Botanic Gardens, Jim Brown and Gail Duncan will exhibit more of their work this summer from the 21/07/2017 to 07/08/2017. Gail Duncan's amazing pyrography will show how illustration, fire and Scottish hardwoods combine to produce subtle unique artwork. jim will also be showcasing his fabulous handcrafted furniture. For a sneaky preview of Jims work check out his website: woodcraftbyjimbrown.co.uk/index.html...

Art Exhibition - 'Fresh Ideas' by John Stoa's Students

From the 07/07/2017 to the 16/07/2017 John Stoa's students art work will be displayed in the Botanic Gardens Reception area. The exhibition will show various styles and topics and it will contain a few different themes so there will be something for everyone on show. ...