Haroon Mirza: Waves and Forms

Haroon Mirza: Waves and Forms

Aberdeen Art Gallery   Exhibition: Free 21/03/2020 – 07/06/2020   Waves and Forms is the first major solo show of Haroon Mirza’s work in Scotland. The exhibition highlights the artist’s ongoing exploration of waveforms: how they are perceived, the emotional and physical responses they create and the

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Fashion, fantasy and collaboration: The legacy of Bill Gibb

Fashion, fantasy and collaboration: The legacy of Bill Gibb

Aberdeen Art Gallery   Special Event 20/03/2020 – 20/03/2020 10am-5pm SYMPOSIUM Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums holds the largest collection of work by internationally-celebrated fashion designer Bill Gibb (1943-1988). Born in New Pitsligo, Aberdeenshire, and educated at Fraserburgh Academy, Gibb attended Central St Martin’s School of Art

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Guthrie’s goslings

Guthrie’s goslings

Aberdeen Art Gallery   Special Event 10/02/2020 – 06/04/2020 10.30-11.30am Join Guthrie the Goose for a playful introduction to a new artwork each month for our youngest visitors. Sessions include music, dance, crafts and games. Suitable for ages 2-5. Children must be accompanied by an adult. £3.50

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Life highlighted: Neon life drawing

Life highlighted: Neon life drawing

28/03/2020 2-4pm With models covered in glorious neon colour, this is not your average life drawing class! Create your own vibrant works of art in this fun session led by artist and body painter Ulianka Maksymiuk. No previous drawing experience required – come along and have fun

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Cartomania: A Victorian Photographic Phenomenon

Cartomania: A Victorian Photographic Phenomenon

Aberdeen Maritime Museum   Exhibition: Free 30/11/2019 – 13/04/2020 ‘Cartes de visite’ were the first form of affordable mass-produced photography. These images of families and friends, royalty and celebrities of the day were wildly popular during the Victorian era. Queen Victoria herself helped spread the craze by

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Lunchtime Talks: May – August 2019

Lunchtime Talks: May – August 2019

Aberdeen Maritime Museum Wednesdays, 12.30pm (30 mins) Admission free, no need to book – just come along Doors open from 12.15pm Wednesday 1 MayThe Beach Ballroom: A short historyJohn Johnstone, Beach Ballroom Manager Aberdeen’s beloved Beach Ballroom turns 90 this year. Home to one of Scotland’s finest

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Collection Loan Scheme

Collection Loan Scheme

During the redevelopment of the art gallery, we will not be able to supply any additional or new works as part of the picture loan scheme. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. The Picture Loan Scheme is a programme developed by Aberdeen Art Gallery &

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Cowdray Hall: Lunch Break Concerts

Cowdray Hall: Lunch Break Concerts

The Cowdray Hall is one of city’s most popular concert venues accentuated by superb acoustics. It is regularly hired by cultural organisations and features a busy programme of concerts and recitals. It hosts the popular Lunchbreak Concert series. LUNCHBREAK CONCERTS 2019 Aberdeen Citadel, 28 Castle Street, Aberdeen

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PAUL DUKE: AT SEA, Aberdeen Maritime Museum

PAUL DUKE: AT SEA, Aberdeen Maritime Museum

Exhibition 10/11/2018 – 28/04/2019  Free A Conversation In Time A selection of work by London-based Scottish photographer Paul Duke, from his magnificent series At Sea, which documents north-east Scotland’s fishing communities at a time of sharp decline. These striking portraits were made over a three-year period, taken

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