Current Exhibitions


Until 28 February 2015
Aberdeen Maritime Museum

The ‘gansey’ – the distinctive, seamless, woollen pullover traditionally worn by seamen and fishermen is the focus of this exhibition from the Moray Firth Gansey Project.

war-thumb2Aberdeen's War

From 22 March
Aberdeen Art Gallery

Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museums will mark the anniversary of the commencement of the First World War with a major exhibition featuring material from the City's collections and private lenders.

ladyandthevamp-thumbThe Lady and the Vamp: Women's Wardrobes and World War One

From 31 May
Aberdeen Art Gallery
This display of extravagant Edwardian costume alongside later outfits and striking portraits, explores the changing image of women and their dress before and after World War One.

marionpatterson-thumbMarion 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.

belowanothersky-thumbBelow another sky

11 October 2014 - 24 January 2015
Aberdeen Art Gallery
This exhibition presents new work in print by 20 outstanding national and international artists commissioned by the Scottish Print Network.


13 September 2014 - 31 January 2015
The Tolbooth Museum
This exhibition features a number of photographs of Guestrow in its final years as well as looking at the important process in the
creation of a more modern city.

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