Video: The Early Years of Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design (PART ONE)

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 first in a series of films in which museum curator Matthew Jarron tells the stories behind some of our most interesting objects and artworks. In the following video (part one of…Continue Reading Video: The Early Years of Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design (PART ONE)

RDMH – I Follow Rivers by Annie Wynne

Annie Wynne’s installation for the River Deep Mountain High exhibition found inspiration in the McClean Hydrometric Data collection held by the University Archives.    I Follow Rivers by Annie Wynne Installation “Water has been measured extensively. The thickness in feet of the Greenland ice shelf; the number of cubic kilometres of ocean water; the percentage…Continue Reading RDMH – I Follow Rivers by Annie Wynne

OpSoc Programme for The Grand Duchess, 1980

Dundee University Operatic Society (usually known as OpSoc) Programme for production of the Grand Duchess performed at Dundee’s Whitehall theatre in 1980. OpSoc has been in existence for  nearly 60 years and is the University’s longest standing musical theatre society staging a number of concerts including one major musical a year. The University Archives preserves…Continue Reading OpSoc Programme for The Grand Duchess, 1980

Video: Blaschka glass models 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 one of 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 collection…Continue Reading Video: Blaschka glass models in the D’Arcy Thompson Zoology Museum