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Upcoming events

Detail from a design for a machine-printed fabric by John Symington
View Back to the Future


Saturday 11 November 2023, 11:00 - Saturday 3 February 2024, 16:00

An exhibition showcasing art, design, science and technology from the 1950s

Exhibition | Free | No booking required

Past events

altered image of the Carnelly Building in black against a purple and orange sky with black line drawings of a snake, spider, raven and cobwebs.
View Night at the Museum


Friday 27 October 2023, 19:00 - 20:30

Come and explore the D'Arcy Thompson Zoology Museum at night with this torchlight scavenger hunt!

Interactive activity | Free | No booking required

x-ray diffraction pattern
View Presenting Patterns


Friday 20 October 2023, 17:30 - 18:30

An evening of fascinating talks from researchers around the University on the importance of pattern in their work

Talk | Free | Booking required

detail from a textile sample by Molly Marshalsey, 2019
View Pattern Play


Saturday 5 August 2023, 11:00 - Saturday 4 November 2023, 16:00

An exhibition exploring pattern in art, design and science

Exhibition | Free | No booking required

image of 4 chairs from the University of Dundee Museums' design chair collection, floating on a pale blue background with white music score overlaid.
View Musical Chairs Workshop


Saturday 20 May 2023, 14:00 - 16:00

Join us for an afternoon of creative music making inspired by the University of Dundee Museums' collection of iconic Design Chairs.

Music performance | Free | Booking required

Piriton leaflet c1957
View Got the Message?


Saturday 13 May 2023, 11:00 - Saturday 29 July 2023, 16:00

An exhibition exploring the power of graphic design to change your life!

Exhibition | Free | No booking required