Past Exhibitions

Past 2014 Exhibitions

Browse past exhibitions in the Exhibitions Archive

Marion Patterson's Medals: Courageous Rescue in Wartime Aberdeen
23 August - 29 November
Aberdeen Maritime Museum
A little over 70 years ago, Aberdeen born Marion, a Senior Fire Guard, was awarded the George Medal for risking her life to save a
trapped serviceman after a Second World War bombing in South Market Street.

Royal Deeside
21 June - 25 October
Aberdeen Maritime Museum
Queen Victoria's first visit to Deeside in 1848 and her genuine love of her Highland home created an enduring Royal association and a popular image of this part of the world.

Kaffe Fassett 50 Years in Colour
12 July - 27 September
Aberdeen Art Gallery
The first major solo show in Scotland celebrating the work of world renowned Knitwear and textile designer Kaffe Fassett.

The Best in Scotland
17 May - 9 August
The Tolbooth Museum
An exploration of Aberdeen City's Archives, the best preserved archives in Scotland.

Celebrating 30 Years of Aberdeen Maritime Museum
19 April - 16 August
Aberdeen Maritime Museum
26 April 2014 marks the 30th anniversary of the opening of Aberdeen Maritime Museum in Provost Ross' House.

Aberdeen Artists Society Annual Exhibition
10 May - 21 June
Aberdeen Art Gallery
The annual 'open' exhibition provides professional, established, amateur and emerging artists with a platform to show an exciting range of work including painting, sculpture, printmaking, jewellery, textiles and film.

Power Politics
12 April - 7 June 2014
Aberdeen Maritime Museum
Power Politics is a development education project that explores the impacts of the oil industry in Scotland and Sub-Saharan Africa.

Three of the best: The Lost Department Stores of Aberdeen
25 January - 10 May 2014
The Tolbooth Museum
Long before city shopping malls, the great independently run department stores such as Falconers, Watt & Grant and Esslemont & Macintosh graced the bustling thoroughfare of Union Street.

The Great Tapestry of Scotland - Scotland's History stitched with love
15 February - 20 April 2014
Aberdeen Art Gallery
The artwork at the heart of Scotland's largest ever community arts project will be displayed at Aberdeen Art Gallery this spring.

The Amateur Eye: Photographs of 1930s Aberdeen
14 December 2013 - 12 April 2014
Aberdeen Maritime Museum
This small display presents previously unseen photographs taken by chemistry teacher and talented amateur photographer, Martin F Bailey, around Aberdeen in the 1930s.

Between the Web and the Loom
4 - 12 March
Aberdeen Art Gallery
This moving image installation brings together choreography, textiles, moving image and sound.

Sir David Gill 1843 - 1914: Aberdeen's Royal Astronomer
18 January - 29 March 2014
Aberdeen Maritime Museum
Born the eldest son of an Aberdeen watchmaker, David Gill grew up to become the foremost practical astronomer of his age.