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24 Oct 2013

Gold • Silver • Bronze

8 February 2014 - January 2015 Inspired by the XX Commonwealth Games in Glasgow the 2014 foyer exhibition features three items that have a local symbolic importance, one made from gold, one with silver and one made from bronze.
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28 Sept 2012

Exhibition Down the Dock: The Dock Delineated

Dumfries Museum Exhibition Down the Dock: The Dock Delineated 15 September - 3 November 2012 Expanding on this year’s foyer exhibition, Down the Dock, this gallery exhibition traces different aspects of Dumfries’ Dock through paintings, drawings, photographs, maps and plans. This small, but highly significant, piece of land is probably the most frequently illustrated view of Dumfries, reflecting just how much of the town’s history is contained there.
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28 Sept 2012

Fabulous Finds Exhibition at Annan Museum

FABULOUS FINDS Exhibition at Annan Museum 8 September – 20 October Fabulous Finds – Dumfries and Galloway Archaeology Uncovered A glittering exhibition of recent archaeological finds from across Dumfries and Galloway. This exhibition celebrates the archaeological discoveries which have found their way into our local museums through the law of Treasure Trove.
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18 May 2012

Japan & South West Scotland

This unique exhibition curated by art historian Louise Boyd brings together prints, weaponry, scroll paintings, lacquer ware, ceramics, and other fascinating Japanese material from the collections at Dumfries Museum with items kindly loaned by local people and institutions.
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25 Feb 2012

Animal, Vegetable and Mineral

This exhibition celebrates the vast wealth of treasures that have been collected by the people of this region and that are now cared for at Dumfries Museum.
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02 Feb 2012

Afloat

Barony Gallery, February 2nd ? April 28th (Free Admission). The sea, lochs and rivers have been subjects of interest for painters throughout the ages. They can offer spectacles of stillness and tranquillity or in contrast, movement and turmoil. This exhibition explores this theme and features paintings by Scottish, English and continental artists.
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28 Jan 2012

The Big Burns Supper - David Sibbald in residence

Help Dumfries celebrate the birth of Robert Burns and make this the Biggest Burns Supper ever.
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21 Jan 2012

Burns and Graham - A Poet and His Patron

This exhibition describes the friendship between Robert Graham, 12th Laird of Fintry in Forfarshire, and Robert Burns.
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21 Jan 2012

SIX INTO TWELVE PLUS HORNEL

North Museum, 21st Jan - 12th May Tuesday - Saturday 11am - 5pm (Admission Free). Edward Atkinson Hornel (1864-1933) was a member of that loose association of young Scottish artists active towards the end of the 19th century who we now know as ?the Glasgow Boys?. Along with his close friend and collaborator, George Henry, Hornel was arguably among the most experimental of the painters within this group.
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14 Jan 2012

Zoolab - Nightlife!

A dramatic tale of how our intrepid Ranger got lost in the jungle and found himself stranded far below the earth in a deep, dark cave.
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07 Jan 2012

2012 Foyer exhibition - Down the Dock

This exhibition reveals the story of Dumfries Dock.
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07 Jan 2012

James Faed, Artist and Engraver

An exhibition to commemorate the centenary of the death of the celebrated mezzotint engraver and Galloway artist James Faed.
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