Welcome back to The McManus

We are delighted to welcome you back to The McManus. What can you expect? Here is a video to familiarise yourself with the new measures we've put in place to protect you and our staff.

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Object of the Month - July 2022 - Rae Family Medals

On the outbreak of the Second World War, four brothers from Dundee enlisted. They were Stanley, Ian, Douglas and Bruce. The boys had a very similar education at Cargilfield Preparatory School and later Fettes College, Edinburgh, but each would experience very different theatres of war. Remarkably, the four boys brought four Military Crosses home to Dundee – a medal awarded only for ‘exemplary gallantry’..

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Latest Exhibitions

Casts and Copies

Casts and Copies
Thursday September 1, 2022 continuing until September 2023

Copies of precious objects have been produced for thousands of years.

The commodification of culture and the treatment of art and antiquities as products inflates the value of originals and encourages fakery.

Admission Free. Last entry is
15 minutes before gallery closing time.

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The Street at The McManus

The Street at The McManus
Continues until Sunday 8 January 2023

Take a walk down memory lane and immerse yourself in The Street at The McManus.

Visit the shop and stand at the bar. Browse the windows of the old Toy Shop and the Pawn Shop. Look into the Shoe Shop and Furniture Shop. Peruse fashions from yesteryear in the department store. You may even remember some retail names from old Dundee.

Admission Free. Last entry is
15 minutes before gallery closing time.

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Hidden Histories: Exploring Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Dundee’s art collection

Many museums are coming to terms with the legacy of the past. Central to this is the question – whose lives do our collections reflect? This display reveals the work we have been doing to consider the 20th century art collection from different standpoints to provide a more inclusive view that better reflects the diversity of the world we live in.

The exhibition features work by Laura Knight, FCB Cadell, Joan Eardley and Scottie Wilson amongst many other artists.

Admission Free. Last entry is
15 minutes before gallery closing time.

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Welcome To McManus Galleries

The McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery and Museum offers a fascinating insight into Dundee and with 8 galleries to explore, there is a wealth of information to discover in our exhibitions of art, history and the environment.

150th anniversary

In 2017 The McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery & Museum celebrated its 150th anniversary with a year-long programme of exhibitions and events for visitors, highlighting the important role Dundee's best loved building has played, past and present, as a major cultural attraction. Read more...

The McManus

The McManus runs a regular programme of activities and events, including crafty fun activities from the Creative Learning team and captivating behind the scenes tours from the Collections Unit. There is definitely something to entertain people of all ages and a trip to visit can make the perfect family day out.«

The McManus is managed by Leisure and Culture Dundee and you can read more about them on their website.

 

 

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