Creative Dundee

Art Night Dundee

Zadie Xa, ‘Child of Magohalmi and the Echos of Creation’ (2019) at Walthamstow Library, co-commissioned by Art Night, Tramway, Yarat and De La Warr. Image by Matt Rowe, courtesy of Art Night

The internationally renowned contemporary art festival, Art Night, comes to Dundee for 2023!


In some hugely exciting news for the city, this year’s iteration of the internationally renowned Art Night is set to take place in Dundee. In June 2023, over one packed weekend, organisers will present ten major new commissions in civic spaces across the city by internationally significant and emerging artists. The Dundee festival will also be the first time a full festival has taken place in a city outside London!

The free festival will be brought to Dundee in partnership with Dundee Contemporary Arts (DCA). Art Night will also be collaborating with V&A Dundee; Creative Dundee; NEoN Digital Arts; Cooper Gallery (DJCAD)The McManus Art Gallery and Museum; GENERATORprojects; Dundee City Council; Dundee Heritage Trust, and Hospitalfield.  

The festival commissions will comprise ambitious live events, installations and performances and be presented in well known Dundee locations, bringing to audiences and participants world-class cultural opportunities in the city. 

The scheduled date for the free event is the evening of the 24th of June 2023 – watch this space for more info to follow in the coming months!


Art Night is a biannual contemporary art festival presenting ambitious work by artists at pivotal moments in their career. Developing within towns, villages and cities across the country, Art Night takes place in public spaces and civic buildings. The festival is free and everyone is welcome.

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