Aberdeen Art Gallery

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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.

Venue Type:

Museum, Gallery

Opening hours

Tues-Sat 1000-1700
Sun 1400-1700

Admission charges


Collection details

Archaeology, Costume and Textiles, Decorative and Applied Art, Fine Art, Coins and Medals, Personalities, Science and Technology, Social History

Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.

The Lady and the Vamp: Women's Wardrobes and World War One

  • 31 May 2014 — 31 May 2015 *on now

This display of extravagant Edwardian costume alongside later outfits and striking portraits, explores the changing image of women and their dress before and after World War One.

It also features the first showing of a superb portrait by Aberdeen artist John Macdonald Aiken, recently purchased for the collections with the aid of generous grants from The Art Fund, the National Fund for Acquisitions, Friends of Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museums and the Pilgrim Trust.



Aberdeen Art Gallery
AB10 1FQ






01224 523700


01224 632133

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