Gateway Galleries

Gateway Galleries
The Gateway Centre
North Haugh
St Andrews
Fife
KY16 9RJ
Scotland

Website

www.st-andrews.ac.uk/museum/gateway/

Telephone

01334 461660

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The Gateway Galleries are the University's temporary exhibition venue, featuring a changing programme of exhibitions, on subjects ranging from art and photography to science and ethnography. Cafe facilities are available on weekdays.

Venue Type:

Gallery

Opening hours

Monday to Friday 9am-3.45pm, Saturday 12pm-4pm

Admission charges

Free admission

Collection details

Science and Technology

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

From Balloons to Typhoons. RAF Leuchars: Life on Base

  • 14 March — 16 May 2015 *on now

You've seen the airshows, you've heard the planes – now come and discover the century-long history of the people and the air base of RAF Leuchars. Take this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to explore the diverse collection of objects, photographs and service memorabilia to celebrate life on base.

This exhibition is curated by students studying for an MLitt in Museum and Galleries studies.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Website

http://leuchars-expo.co.uk/

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.

Arty Saturdays

  • 28 March 2015 1-3pm *on now
  • 4 April 2015 1-3pm
  • 11 April 2015 1-3pm
  • 18 April 2015 1-3pm
  • 25 April 2015 1-3pm
  • 2 May 2015 1-3pm
  • 9 May 2015 1-3pm

Come along and learn about the RAF and the planes that have flown over Fife for almost a century! Design your own uniform, mascot and create paper planes from a variety of models to get a taste of life on the Leuchars air base.

Come along to the Gateway Galleries and get stuck into an exciting new range of arty activities linked to the temporary exhibitions. Activities are suitable for all ages and change each week so bring along the whole family! Free, drop-in, no booking required.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Website

http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/musa/whatson/

Attention!!

  • 17 April 2015 10-10:45am

'Left, left, left, right, left!' Come along to learn some basic military drills and commands for a fun morning of physical activity at the Gateway Galleries. Free, but booking essential.

Suitable for

  • 0-4
  • 5-6

Website

http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/musa/whatson/

Attention!

  • 17 April 2015 11am-12pm

'Left, left, left, right, left!' Come along to learn some basic military drills and commands for a fun morning of physical activity at the Gateway Galleries. Free, but booking essential.

Suitable for

  • 7-10
  • 11-13

Website

http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/musa/whatson/

From Balloons to Typhoons

  • 23 April 2015 1:30-12:15pm

Have you ever wondered what it is like to be museum curator? Come along to our object handling session at the Gateway Galleries to find out more about how the exhibition came together and handle some objects yourself. This is a great opportunity to get a close look behind the scenes! Free, but booking essential.

Suitable for

  • 18+

Website

http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/musa/whatson/

A Pilot's Best Friend

  • 9 May 2015 2-3pm

Join us in our story-telling session to learn about the terrific tales of RAF Leuchars' most memorable mascots who accompanied our pilots on their daring and dazzling missions! Meet the Cowardly Welly, Winky the Pigeon and their friends to hear their amazing stories, and then create your own adventure for these lovable characters! Free, but booking required.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Website

http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/musa/whatson/

Arty Saturdays

  • 6 June 2015 1-3pm
  • 13 June 2015 1-3pm
  • 20 June 2015 1-3pm
  • 27 June 2015 1-3pm
  • 4 July 2015 1-3pm
  • 11 July 2015 1-3pm
  • 18 July 2015 1-3pm
  • 25 July 2015 1-3pm
  • 1 August 2015 1-3pm
  • 8 August 2015 1-3pm
  • 15 August 2015 1-3pm
  • 22 August 2015 1-3pm

Ever fancied making your own skeleton? How about creating a collage human body? Or fashioning a person with cameras for eyes, trumpets for ears and a sandwich for a mouth? Explore the human body through art with activities inspired by the 2015 MUSA Young Artist Award.

Come along to the Gateway Galleries and get stuck into an exciting new range of arty activities linked to the temporary exhibitions. Activities are suitable for all ages and change each week so bring along the whole family! Free, drop-in, no booking required.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Website

http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/musa/whatson/

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