What's on

Don’t forget to check out our exhibitions, events and news pages for the latest on ‘What’s On’ at the museum.  With up to five major temporary exhibitions a year, twelve free community art displays, a winter knitting circle, various clubs, kids’ workshops, foodie events, music events, craft events, talks on a range of subjects and our annual Open Day there are plenty of reasons to visit us throughout the year!

See our main exhibition programme for 2016 below.

Or use the menu on the left to find more detailed information on the latest news, events and exhibitions.

 20th May – 28th August  The Forth at War

An exhibition combining the military paintings of Jim Stormonth with material from the Museum’s collections to explore the role of the Royal Navy during World War One.  The exhibition will coincide with the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Jutland on 31st May, the only major Naval battle of the conflict.

 11th June – 28th August

WW1: Britain’s Surviving Vessels

National Historic Ships UK highlight the role of smaller vessels around the UK in World War I.  The display focuses on those vessels which survive today in public or private ownership.

10 September – 30 October 

Woven Communities

An in-depth look at the many and various baskets in the museum's collection exploring the techniques and materials used to create the specialised shapes and forms.  In association with the University of St Andrews.

12 November 2016 – 19 February 2017  

North Sea Fishing

Contemporary documentary photography of the fishing industry and fishermen of the North Sea by celebrated photo-journalist Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert.

4 March – 23 April

The Navigatio

Large-scale drawings by Alan Watson depicting scenes from St Brendan's epic voyage in a curragh around the North Atlantic.  Original suite of drawings shown at Kirkcaldy Museum and Art Gallery in 2001.





Merchant’s Room Exhibition

Don’t miss our changing art exhibitions in the Merchant’s Room (off the Tammy Norie Tearoom).  Admission is free and works are often for sale.