Public Art Tour of Dundee Waterfront by Matthew Jarron

The latest virtual walking tour by University museum curator Matthew Jarron focuses on Dundee’s waterfront. While the previous videos were made using Google Streetview, this one mostly takes place off-road and so was filmed in person on a glorious sunny day in September. The tour covers both familiar landmarks and overlooked artworks, starting at Doug…

Moving Jamaica – a virtual tour and online discussion

Glen Isla, photograph by Stephen McLaren

The exhibition Moving Jamaica: Scottish-Caribbean Connections & Local-Global Journeys – first shown in the Lamb Gallery in 2018 – has been restaged at the St Andrews Preservation Trust Museum. As part of Black History Month, a special online event is being held on 15 October at 6.30pm, hosted by Dr Susan P Mains (Geography, University…

Video: Extinct Huia Birds in the D’Arcy Thompson Zoology Museum

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 a…

Going Global – Gifts to the University of Dundee from around the world

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 some…

James Lamb and the University of Dundee’s Fine Art Collection in the 1960s & ’70s

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…

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…