It's an exciting time for Dundee; voted the UK's first UNESCO City of Design and soon to be the site of the V&A Museum of Design. There's plenty to offer in terms of arts and culture. Just take a peek at our list below.
DCA - Dundee Contemporary Arts has a packed exhibition programme year in, year out, showcasing the best in local, national and international artists. It's also home to a much loved print studio, providing the city's art students and residents with a resource to create great contemporary art.
The McManus - The McManus features a broad range of exhibitions delving into the history of Dundee and Scotland, as well as looking at arts and crafts over the centuries. The museum features many artefacts and collections, some of which have great national significance. A treat if you're wanting to explore Dundee through the ages.
Overgate Shopping Centre - A shopping destination for fans of the high street, the centre has a series of shops and eateries that will suit all tastes.
Broughty Castle Museum - Gain a snapshot into the history of Broughty Ferry with a visit to this 15th century coastal fort. Along with lovely views of the nearby beach and Tay estuary, you can explore the many sieges and battles the fort has had to endure over the centuries.
Dundee Rep Theatre - A key institution within Dundee's cultural landscape, Dundee Rep specialises in creating work for local audiences whilst also making connections with national and international companies and acts. It's a focal point in Dundee's theatre scene, and definitely worth a visit to catch one of the many and varied shows it has on.
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