Thursday 17 January 2019

2019 news from the University of Dundee Museum Services

From the Curator of Museum Services at the University of Dundee :

We kick off 2019 with a new exhibition in the Tower Foyer Gallery highlighting some of the most exciting recent additions to our collections. Since our last Recent Acquisitions exhibition in 2017, over 1 400 items have been catalogued into the Museum Collections, a small selection of which are shown here.   Among the highlights are:

•      artworks acquired by Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design from the annual Degree Shows
•      fascinating natural history specimens from Life Sciences and Anatomy
•     drawings from the Moira Macgregor Bequest, a major donation of over 500 artworks by the Dundee-born designer
•    original comics art acquired by the School of Humanities to support their innovative Comics Studies courses
•     an Apple II computer from 1978 used in the Psychology department

The exhibition is on show until 23rd March and is open Monday to Friday 9.30am to 7pm;  Saturday 1pm to 5pm.

We are also pleased to announce an exciting development for the D’Arcy Thompson Zoology Museum, which will now be open to the public one Saturday a month throughout the year.    The museum will now be open 2pm to 4.30pm on the second Saturday of every month.   Admission is free – please enter by the main front door of the Carnelley Building.   More details here