Current Exhibitions


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.

amateurphoto-thumbThe 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.

lostdepartment-thumbThree 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.

GreatTapestry-thumbThe 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.

AMM_30yrs-thumbCelebrating 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.

PowerPolitics-thumbPower Politics

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

bestofscotland-thumbThe Best in Scotland

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

AAS thumbnailAberdeen 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.

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