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Upcoming events

Light Above by Lorna Romanenghi
View A Decade of Design


Saturday 4 May 2024, 11:00 - Saturday 3 August 2024, 16:00

Celebrating ten years of Dundee’s UNESCO City of Design status with an exhibition showcasing a decade of design created at DJCAD

Exhibition | Free | No booking required

Past events

Ingress by Heather McNab, 2019
View Un-Earthed


Saturday 10 February 2024, 11:00 - Saturday 27 April 2024, 16:00

An exhibition of art and artefacts exploring our connections to the land

Exhibition | Free | No booking required

Detail from a photo-collage birthday card published by Valentine & Sons, c.1960
View Recent Acquisitions


Saturday 13 January 2024, 11:00 - Monday 1 April 2024, 19:00

This exhibition showcases some of the most recent additions to the University of Dundee Museum Collections, including art, design, medicine and life sciences.

Exhibition | Free | No booking required

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

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