Aberdeen Art Gallery
Housed in a Neo-Classical building, purpose built in 1884, Aberdeen's splendid Art Gallery houses an important fine art collection with particularly good examples of 19th, 20th and 21st century works. The Gallery has a wide range of exhibitions with an emphasis on contemporary work and an impressive permanent collection featuring such names as Damian Hirst, Ian Hamilton Finlay, Francis Bacon, Monet and Renoir. A fine collection of Aberdonian silver can be found among the decorative arts on the ground floor. Refreshments are available in the café and the Gallery Shop stocks a wide range of jewellery, gifts and stationary.
Archaeology, Costume and Textiles, Decorative and Applied Art, Fine Art, Coins and Medals, Personalities, Science and Technology, Social History
Aberdeen Artists Society
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.
- Any age
Sir George Cluasen - Works on Paper
A selection of watercolours, sketches and lithographs by this important 19th century realist artist, including a recently donated pencil study: Interior with Mother and Child.
The Lure of the Orient
This exhibition looks at how Far Eastern cultures have influenced collectors over the last 200 years, with particular relevance to an array of Oriental treasures on display from the collection at Aberdeen Art Gallery.
Sir George Clausen: Works on Paper
Curator Jennifer Melville discusses the current exhibition at the gallery