Upcoming events

  • Tue, Aug. 30, 2016 9:00am — 5:00pm

    Exhibition: Eastern European Performance in Scotland: The Legacy of Richard Demarco
    Exhibition: Eastern European Performance in Scotland: The Legacy of Richard Demarco

    Where:
    MacRobert Building Foyer, University of Aberdeen, King's College, Aberdeen, AB243FX, Aberdeenshire, Aberdeen | Map

    An exhibition in the MacRobert Building, University of Aberdeen, 25 May – 27 September 2016. An exciting exhibition, told in colourful posters and objects exploring performance art by Eastern European artists in Scotland. Drawing on the rich tradition of performance... Read more…

  • Tue, Aug. 30, 2016 9:00am — 5:30pm

    aMAZEing places GO LIVE!
    aMAZEing places GO LIVE!

    Where:
    Kirktown Garden Centre & Restaurant, Kirktown of Fetteresso, Stonehaven, AB39 3UP, Aberdeenshire, Scotland | Map

    Integrating mazes, special events and escape games! Each maze will have regular layout changes, theme changes and locations in the region. Are you looking for something fun to do then take on the challenge of the maze, with three... Read more…

  • Tue, Aug. 30, 2016 10:00am — 5:00pm

    Battle of Jutland
    Battle of Jutland

    Where:
    Aberdeen maritime Museum, Shiprow, Aberdeen, AB11 5BY | Map

    Aberdeen Maritime Museum will mark the centenary year of the Battle of Jutland, with a small display telling the tragic, real-life story of local Aberdonian boy, George MacDonald Rennie. Born 13th June 1898, he died of wounds sustained... Read more…

  • Tue, Aug. 30, 2016 10:00am — 5:00pm

    Aberdeen's Solidarity with the Spanish Seamens's strike
    Aberdeen's Solidarity with the Spanish Seamens's strike

    Where:
    Aberdeen Maritime Museum, Shiprow, Aberdeen, AB11 5BY | Map

    This display tells the story of the Spanish Steamship Eolo, which berthed in Blaikie’s Quay, Aberdeen Harbour 80 years ago. When its owners and Captain failed to comply with legislation granting Spanish seaman increased wages the crew went on... Read more…

  • Tue, Aug. 30, 2016 10:00am — 5:00pm

    Tales from the Tolbooth
    Tales from the Tolbooth

    Where:
    The Tolbooth Museum, Castle Street, Aberdeen, AB11 5BQ | Map

    2016 marks the 400th anniversary of the building of Aberdeen’s Tolbooth. The exhibition explores this historic building through the experiences of five of the Tolbooth’s early residents, drawing on material from our collections in collaboration with the Aberdeen City... Read more…

  • Tue, Aug. 30, 2016 10:00am — 5:00pm

    Guy Martin Collection
    Guy Martin Collection

    Where:
    Grampian Transport Museum, Alford, AB33 8AE, Aberdeenshire, Scotland | Map

    For the 2016 season the Grampian Transport Museum have a collection of Guy Martin's artefacts and bikes on display.  Fans of his TV programmes may well remember his prized possession - a 1942 *Rolls Royce Merlin *engine – used initially in... Read more…

  • Tue, Aug. 30, 2016 10:00am — 5:00pm

    Next of Kin
    Next of Kin

    Where:
    Grampian Transport Museum, Alford, AB33 8AE, Aberdeenshire, Scotland | Map

    Next of Kin, an exhibition created by National Museums Scotland, opens on 2nd April at the Grampian Transport Museum. It presents a picture of Scotland during the First World War through treasured objects from official and private sources, passed... Read more…

  • Tue, Aug. 30, 2016 10:00am — 5:00pm

    Toys and Games
    Toys and Games

    Where:
    Aberdeen Maritime Museum, Shiprow, Aberdeen, AB11 5BY | Map

    This exhibition is inspired by the painting Marjory and Anne by Alexander Christie. This portrait shows local children playing with toys at home in 1943 and evokes the universal experience of play. Drawing on our collections from the... Read more…

  • Tue, Aug. 30, 2016 11:00am — 4:00pm

    Summer Art Exhibition by Butterworth
    Summer Art Exhibition by Butterworth

    Where:
    Butterworth Gallery, Ballogie, AB34 5DP, Aberdeenshire | Map

      *Open Thursday - Sunday 11 am - 4pm* Viewing can be arranged by appointment.   Summer Exhibition of Fine Art images of Scotland by well known artists Howard and Mary Louise Butterworth in the 3 star visitor attraction, family run... Read more…

  • Tue, Aug. 30, 2016 11:00am — 4:00pm

    Northern Lights Exhibition
    Northern Lights Exhibition

    Where:
    Drum Castle, Drumoak, AB31 5EY | Map

    The £30 million redevelopment of Aberdeen Art Gallery has led to a second year of collaborative working with Drum Castle. The National Trust for Scotland property is hosting a fresh selection of key artworks with a Scottish theme while... Read more…

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