Discovering the magic of Mount Stuart

A partnership between the University Archives, Mount Stuart and the Centre for Scotland’s Land Futures led to an amazing experience for three Humanities undergraduates. Here they describe their fantastic two week internship at Mount Stuart working with the archives and other collections. Connie Mills The email offering me the opportunity to apply for an archival…Continue Reading Discovering the magic of Mount Stuart

12 Hour Sit-in Revel: Cooper Gallery at Dundee Botanic Garden

A report in images by Curatorial Assistant Peter Amoore. On 25 June Cooper Gallery held a gathering at University of Dundee’s Botanic Garden around the intention of re-imagining what art education could be, questioning who it currently serves and how ways of learning together could be opened up to more equitable possibilities for knowledge production…Continue Reading 12 Hour Sit-in Revel: Cooper Gallery at Dundee Botanic Garden

Big Back Garden – Memories of Dundee’s Baxter Park showcased in exhibition

Bandstand performances, talent competitions and firework displays are just some of the fond memories of Baxter Park that will feature in a Big Back Garden exhibition. The exhibition, which is part of the Big Back Garden project led by the University Archives, celebrates Dundee’s iconic Baxter Park by looking at what people remember about the…Continue Reading Big Back Garden – Memories of Dundee’s Baxter Park showcased in exhibition

On Yer Bike – the Public Art Dundee Cycle Trail

Find out about this new initiative from Matthew Jarron, Museum Curator. The Public Art Dundee project began in 2018 with the aim of identifying, researching, recording and promoting the amazing wealth of public art across the city. Dundee has a long history of creating and commissioning public art and was particularly pioneering in its approach…Continue Reading On Yer Bike – the Public Art Dundee Cycle Trail

12 Hour Sit-in Revel: Cooper Gallery at the Botanic Garden

Cooper Gallery DJCAD will be holding a 12 Hour international symposium, the 12 Hour Sit-in Revel, one of the culminating events of their ongoing programme the Ignorant Art School, which will be held at Dundee Botanic Garden on Sat. 25th June (11am – 11pm). The event will be a 12-hour open-air conversations, dance, music, performance, readings, screenings,…Continue Reading 12 Hour Sit-in Revel: Cooper Gallery at the Botanic Garden

Dwelling in Extremis

On Friday 13th-Monday 16th May, Postgraduate students from across the Arts and Humanities at Dundee came together to share and celebrate their work, with the ‘Dwelling in Extremis‘ Symposium and Exhibition. There were 65 attendees across the day, and speakers dialled in from China, Greece, and other far-flung locations. What was particularly striking was the way the…Continue Reading Dwelling in Extremis

DJCAD’s hybrid public engagement programme and new exhibition

In March DJCAD (Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design) launched a fantastic hybrid public engagement program. The first event complemented the Lines of Site exhibition (see below) and was a curators and artists panel discussion which took place on 10 March and featured Dean and artist Prof Anita Taylor, curator Gary Sangster, artist…Continue Reading DJCAD’s hybrid public engagement programme and new exhibition

Dundee Women’s Festival Events

Every March, Dundee Women’s Festival takes place with events occurring across the city. This year’s theme “Today’s Women Shape Tomorrow’s World” has sparked enthusiasm with University staff and students who have organised a myriad of events. You can pick to: learn about the new creative corner of campus participate in a panel discussion on a…Continue Reading Dundee Women’s Festival Events