Scottish Design Galleries, V&A Dundee

Bookcase, designed by George Logan for Wylie and Lochead Ltd., Glasgow, ca. 1900. Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

Bookcase, designed by George Logan for Wylie and Lochead Ltd., Glasgow, ca. 1900. Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

Opening in 2017, the Scottish Design Galleries at V&A at Dundee will present the extraordinary and internationally significant story of Scotland’s design heritage. The galleries will provide an introduction to over 500 years of Scottish design across the globe and will include around 250 objects drawn from the V&A and from collections across Scotland and abroad. A number of publications will be produced in association with the Scottish Design Galleries.

Areas of research include: Scottish design and diaspora; symbolism and national identity; and Modernism in Scotland.

Ocean Liners

A major new research project will explore the cultural significance and design development of ocean liners from c.1850 to 1970.

Project Lead:

Ghislaine Wood, Senior Curator

Project Assistant:

Meredith More, Assistant Curator

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V&A Museum of Design Dundee

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Event - Europe 1600 - 1800: The Making of the Galleries

Wed 25 February 2015 11:00

FOUR WEEK COURSE: Gain a unique insight into the creation of the V&A’s stunning new galleries of European art and design. The magnificently refurbished galleries tell the story of art and design from 1600 – 1800 and contain some of the most beautiful and elaborate works in the V&A’s collections.

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