Sit-in Curriculum #1

The Cooper Gallery are getting ready to launch their new exhibit, The Ignorant Art School: Sit-in Curriculum #1. At the heart of The Ignorant Art School is a Sit-in Curriculum, a packed timetable of actions, workshops and gatherings facilitated by artists, designers, activists, and culture workers. Rejecting inequalities of access by arranging anti-colonial, anti-racist and…Continue Reading Sit-in Curriculum #1

What Am I Reading Now…

What am I Reading Now is an online reiteration of a printed column, of the same name in Cooper Gallery’s occasional periodicals & labels. These writings are published every month and are influenced by the global political movement Black Lives Matter, inviting Black practitioners to share a selection of five readings that have shaped their…Continue Reading What Am I Reading Now…

Level 3 DJCAD Showcase

Despite the ongoing limitations due to the pandemic, third year students from DJCAD were still able to visit the Botanic Gardens and their inspiration from these visits can be seen in their work. Have a look at the inspired work from the students of the Art, Science and Visual Thinking 2020 module in their showcase:…Continue Reading Level 3 DJCAD Showcase

Paul Noble: Time draws…

On Thursday the 3rd of December between 1 and 2pm, the Cooper Gallery will be holding an online event of visuals, sounds and words choreographed by artist Paul Noble, re-imaging the duration, horizon and captivating reverie of drawing. The event is being held as a part of the exhibition Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2020….Continue Reading Paul Noble: Time draws…

Dundee Discoveries Map

2020 has created a challenge for those of us involved with engaging with the public. Usually, we host events that involve face-to-face interactions, but this is not currently possible. It has meant we have needed to be creative in order to continue providing the kind of diverse and high-quality events that we are known for…Continue Reading Dundee Discoveries Map

Masters Showcase 2020

Masters showcase 2020

  While the ongoing need for social distancing means that physical exhibitions are still not possible. Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design have made their Masters show available virtually providing an opportunity to browse their work remotely.   The website celebrates transformative design and visually stunning art from six of the UK’s most…Continue Reading Masters Showcase 2020

Recent Fine Art Acquisitions for the Duncan of Jordanstone College Collection (Video)

While the University’s museums and galleries are temporarily closed due to the coronavirus emergency, we’re sharing more of our collections online. This is the latest in a series of films in which museum curator Matthew Jarron tells the stories behind some of our most interesting objects and artworks. In this video we look at the…Continue Reading Recent Fine Art Acquisitions for the Duncan of Jordanstone College Collection (Video)