Future Museum is built around the key areas that make the south-west so distinctive from the rest of Scotland – its people, industries and arts.
The website provides free access to the museum collections of Ayrshire and Dumfries & Galloway and creates a valuable resource for people of all ages.
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For a time, Kilmarnock-born artist Robert Colquhoun (1914
- 1962) was able to enjoy due recognition for his work but he was
to die in relative obscurity in London. Whilst the people and
landscape of Ayrshire remained an inspiration for his art
throughout his career he chose to live in London, cutting himself
off from his former life in pursuit of his art. As an excellent
draughtsman and a prolific painter and printer of haunting and
unsettling images, his contribution to post war art was on an
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