Creative Dundee

Cultural Spaces

The McManus: Dundee’s Art Gallery & Museum 

Houses eight galleries covering art, local history and the environment, with both permanent and temporary collections. The Dundee and the World gallery focuses on the City’s international collections highlighting Dundee’s long involvement in overseas trade. The Victorian Art Gallery features the nationally historic oil paintings. @McManusDundee

Dundee Contemporary Arts 

Is a renowned centre for contemporary art. DCA has two large-scale gallery spaces, two cinema screens, a print studio, a learning programme, and a packed programme of events, workshops, classes and activities aimed at all ages and abilities. @dcadundee


Is a Dundee based artist run initiative founded in 1996. As a volunteer organisation, they facilitate a varied cultural programme of exhibitions and events. Their committee strives to highlight the importance of grass roots activity and its imperative role in sustaining and developing the careers of emerging artists.  @GENERATORproj

V&A Dundee

Is an international centre of design. V&A Dundee presents the brilliance of Scottish creativity and the best of design from around the world. The first ever dedicated design museum in Scotland and the only other V&A museum anywhere in the world outside London, V&A Dundee provides a place of inspiration, discovery and learning through its mission to enrich lives through design. V&A Dundee have gallery exhibitions, a programme of events and workshops.  @VADundee

DDP Partner Scottish Dance Theatre's Natalie Trewinnard and Jori Kerremans at McManus, Dundee Photo Nicole Guarino

Dundee Rep Theatre and Scottish Dance Theatre 

Founded in 1939, the Rep building is a centre of creative energy, a space for engagement with a wide range of art forms, whilst also playing a lead role in arts education and engagement across the city and beyond. Proud of its Scottish roots, the Company looks outwards, producing dance and theatre of national and international significance, for and with a diverse audience. Sited in a purpose-built art space, Dundee Rep and Scottish Dance Theatre create and deliver work for a local audience, as well as on a national and international scale. @DundeeRep and @sdtdance

Exhibitions at DJCAD

With five galleries, Exhibitions at DJCAD is a distinctive platform in Scotland for challenging innovative practices and critical discourse in contemporary art, design and visual culture. Spaces with regular shows and events include the: Cooper Gallery; Cooper Gallery Project Space, Matthew Gallery, Centrespace and Matthew Recess Cabinet. @exhibitionsDJCAD


A collaborative partnership between DJCAD and the College of Life Sciences, engages artists and scientists collaborations which foster long-term cross-disciplinary activity – they have a regular exhibition programme within the gallery. @lifespacedundee

Caird Hall 

Dundee’s main concert and event venue, located in the heart of the city, in City Square. It has a diverse and full programme of events, from bands, to comedy, classical, dance and more. @CairdHallDundee

The Gardyne Theatre 

based at Dundee & Angus College’s Gardyne Campus has a full and regular range of shows covering a wide range of drama, comedy, musical theatre, live music, dance, and community productions. @GardyneTheatre

The Whitehall Theatre 

Was originally constructed in 1928 as the ‘Alhambra’ which acted as a small scale cinema and theatre for amateur productions. The Whitehall Theatre is located on Bellfield Street and now offers family musical and theatrical entertainment.

The Space 

Houses the Scottish School of Contemporary Dance, the only place in Scotland offering full-time, three-year training in contemporary dance performance to professional level. Regular performances run at The Space.

Dundee Science Centre 

Exhibitions provide an inspiring, hands-on learning experience for everyone to visit. Their outreach work and festivals also help them take these experiences across Scotland and beyond. @dundeescience


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