Aberdeen Art Gallery

Aberdeen Art Gallery
AB10 1FQ






01224 523700


01224 632133

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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

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After Hours: Creative Invasion

  • 16 May 2014 6:30-10pm

Explore the Aberdeen’s War and James McBey War Artist exhibitions after hours at this special event marking the centenary of the Great War.

Print your own propaganda, send a special person a love telegram, set out on a reconnaissance mission, attempt the speed sketch challenge or create an alternative remembrance poppy.

There will also be live music, an expert art talk, artist led activities, competitions, hands-on interactives, a photo station and a cash bar providing refreshments.

This is a new, exciting and unique opportunity for over 18’s to explore, participate in and enjoy the wonderful collections at Aberdeen Art Gallery.

Suitable for

  • 18+