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Major fashion exhibition ‘Beyond the Little Black Dress’ opens this weekend at the National Museum of Scotland
A new exhibition at the National Museum of Scotland deconstructs the little black dress, examining the radical power of the colour black in fashion. From design classics to cutting-edge catwalk creations, Beyond the Little Black Dress (1 July to 29 October 2023) brings together 65 striking looks from collections and designers around the world.
National Museums Scotland unveils new commission: a dress by fashion designers and activists VIN + OMI made of materials from The King’s estate
National Museums Scotland has unveiled a new commission for the National Collection; a dress by fashion designers and climate activists VIN + OMI which incorporates nettles and horsehair sourced from Highgrove, the private residence of The King and Queen. It will go on display in Beyond the Little Black Dress at the National Museum of Scotland from 1 July, after which it will enter the permanent collection.
Declaration of Arbroath to go on Public Display for the First Time in 18 Years at the National Museum of Scotland
Saturday June 3 to Sunday 2 July 2023
The Declaration of Arbroath will be displayed at the National Museum of Scotland this summer for the first time in 18 years. The display has been organised in partnership between National Museums Scotland and National Records of Scotland, who are custodians of the document. The famous document will be on show from 3 June to 2 July 2023.
Tickets for the National Museum of Scotland’s summer exhibition Beyond the Little Black Dress go on sale tomorrow, Friday 3 March, 2023.
Two portraits of important members of the Chief of Clan Grant’s household are now on display in the National Museum of Scotland.
Maths Week Scotland 26 September – 2 October 2022
The Minister for Culture, Europe and International Development and Minister with Special Responsibility for Refugees from Ukraine, Neil Gray, today announced the appointment of Professor Monojit Chatterji, Stephen Dando, Dr Bridget McConnell and Beth McKillop as Members of the Board of National Museums Scotland.