Growing Up: different journeys

If there is one common theme regarding growing up it’s that everyone gets older and everyone does it differently. In the year of Young People, the newest exhibition in King’s Museum explores this idea and the process of growing up in different cultures.

The University of Aberdeen Museums’ ethnographic and art collections, along with interactive activities, will encourage visitors to rediscover their own youth while building and understanding of the cultural and historical differences of childhood.

The North Boats

A Collaboration with North East Scotland College

The North Boats have sailed between Aberdeen and the Northern Isles for almost 200 years, carrying people for work and pleasure, and transporting vital freight. NESCol students display artworks created in response to our North Boats collection amongst the objects that inspired them.

Public Exhibition Ta Kheru: Discovering the life of an Ancient Egyptian woman

Using CT scans and the latest medical visualisation techniques experts have been able to uncover insights into the life of Ta-Kheru, an Ancient Egyptian woman whose ceremonially mummified remains have been in the University of Aberdeen museums’ collections since the 18th century. The exhibition tells the story of Ta-Kheru, alongside an impressive holographic display of the CT scan and a facial reconstruction of The Lady of the House.

Curious About Aberdeen

Explore, Discover & Enjoy Aberdeen with two self-guided, quirky, heritage walks with an optional treasure hunt. Buy in booklet or instant download format.
Are you curious about Aberdeen? Looking for an unusual and quirky activity which gets you out in the fresh air whatever the weather? Take one of our self-guided walks with a treasure hunt theme – looping around the better-known sights, as well as some of the more unusual and quirky ones, which combined make Aberdeen an intriguing place to explore!

David Buchan Lecture 2018 - Memorial Interventions - Negotiating Paths through Complicated Pasts

Hosted by the Elphinstone Institute, University of Aberdeen

Speaker: Regina Bendix, Professor and Chair of European Ethnology, University of Goettingen

18:30, Thursday, 29 November 2018
King's College Conference Centre
followed by a reception featuring North-East produce

Free admission, but RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-david-buchan-lecture-tickets-4969466…

The Mersey Beatles

Fresh from shows in the USA, Australia, and Europe, the world’s favourite Liverpool-born Beatles tribute band THE MERSEY BEATLES are embarking on an historic UK Tour.

The band’s GET BACK TOUR will play the same towns, cities and historic venues the original Fab Four rocked in the 1960s.

THE MERSEY BEATLES have appeared on stage at Liverpool’s legendary Cavern Club more than 600 times and have been playing to sell-out theatres around the world for almost 20 years.