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Discovery Point’s sister museum wins international award for architecture

Amazing news for our sister museum! Verdant Works has scooped an international award for architecture after a stunning transformation that took it from a dilapidated building to a leading museum, visitor attraction and venue. The Open Gallery at High Mill, part of the restored Verdant Works, was recognised in the conservation category...
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“Frank Hurley and the art of the platinum print” Latest free exhibition at Discovery Point

Frank Hurley And The Art Of The Platinum Print Sat 7th October 2017 – 11th Jan 2018. To celebrate the centenary of Earnest Shackleton’s ill-fated ‘Endurance’ expedition 1914-1917, and in partnership with the Royal Geographical Society, this exhibition will display 20 prints taken by official expedition photographer Frank Hurley. Frank later returned to Antarctica...
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V&A welcomes DHT team

We were delighted to be invited for a site visit to the new V&A Museum of Design Dundee.  Some of Dundee Heritage Trusts, staff and Trustees were given a private tour of the building which will open to the public in Summer 2018.  We're extremely excited about this project and...
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Crowdfunding Supporters Thanked!!

The supporters of a hugely successful crowdfunding campaign for RRS Discovery have been thanked for playing their part in helping restore the historic ship. In two private VIP events held last week at Discovery Point in Dundee, backers of the £40,000 fundraiser on crowdfunder.co.uk were acknowledged for helping to contribute towards...
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The masts and rigging are going back up!!!!

We are entering into the final phase of the 2016/17 conservation project on RRS Discovery’s masts and rigging.  Riggers and cranes have taken over the ship and the quayside in order to reinstate the masts and rigging which were taken away to Gloucester for a complete refurbishment. The work involved in...
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Crowdfunding success – we did it!!

More than 200 back the historic RRS Discovery as it reaches its £40,000 goal In a campaign that has spread worldwide and gained the backing of everyone from schoolchildren to global businesses, a newborn baby to a television celebrity, the historic RRS Discovery ship today reached its crowdfunding goal. More than 200...
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