Aberdeen Art Gallery, Aberdeen

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Discover a fine collection of modern and pre-Raphaelite art at Aberdeen Art Gallery, the city’s main visual arts exhibition space. Designed by architect Alexander Marshall Mackenzie, the gallery opened in 1885. The building’s central hall features granite columns in a variety of colors, derived from different quarries in the surrounding area. The gallery hosts frequent temporary exhibitions and boasts an extensive permanent collection of paintings, sculptures, and graphics from the 15th century to the present day. The site also offers regular lunchtime concerts and talks, which are especially convenient for tourists with little time on their hands. The gallery has a busy schedule throughout the year, so be sure to check online for an accurate listing of upcoming events before you make the trip.  Make Aberdeen Art Gallery part of your personalized Aberdeen itinerary using our Aberdeen trip maker site .
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  • Nice artwork but annoyimg to be chased around and told to take off my backpack which I did and then inadvertantly put back on, several times. When at least 4 other people had back packs on. When I ask...  more »
  • Good interesting museum at the moment it is being renovated hopefully will be a lot better and modern with new facilities once re opened  more »
  • No information about the opening hours on the official website available. On other pages you finally find the information you need - it is closed until winter 2017.  more »
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  • Been here many times for performances and enjoy it better then HMT. Seats are comfy and mood is relaxed. Queues for the bar are incredibly long - could do with a little organisation to ensure people are in the right line. Staff very helpful and prices usually respectable.
  • Bridge of Don academy pupils put on a great performance, of Calamity Jane. Fantastic singing and acting. Very professional.
  • Friendly staff, very nice drama class for children
  • A good venue for plays & bands
  • Enjoyable theatre with various breakout rooms. Performances are good and reasonably priced. Not advertised widely though.

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