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By 3rd May 2017

From interactive exhibitions to lost architecture Perth's museums and libraries are filled with exciting events and activities.

Picts & Pixels (20th May-13th Aug)>

The brand new interactive exhibition at Perth Museum & Art Gallery launches on 20th May​, where you can Explore the mysterious world of the Picts through the latest digital and gaming technology. It's open six days a week all summer until 12th Aug. 

CPK CostumesCostume Collections Review (Until 1st Sept)>

FREE! Every day from now until 1st September you can join the curators at Perth Museum & Art Gallery​ as they uncover the secrets of the costume collection held there. You can see experts working on the costumes, and take the chance to pose your questions as they work through over five centuries worth and more than 3000 items! 

CPK Logboat close upCarpow Logboat (Until 31st Dec)>

Good news! If you missed it the last time then you'll be pleased to know the 3000 year-old Carpow Logboat has returned to Perth Museum & Art Gallery​ as it's new permanent home. Carved from a single tree trunk and excavated from the River Tay at Carpow in 2005 it's one of the best-preserved prehistoric logboats in Britain.

CPK Lost housesLost Houses of Perthshire (Until 2nd July)>

Calling all history fans! This FREE exhibition at Perth Museum & Art Gallery​, on until 2nd July, reconstructs the story of lost grand architecture of Perthshire through photographs, drawings and surviving artefacts. Explore forgotten palaces and manors from magnificent Murthly, blown up in front of an eager crowd in 1949, to the enormous ‘Duncrub’, demolished after the resident lord decided it was too expensive to heat. 

Modern Scottish Painting J.D. Fergusson (Until 17th Sept)>

FREE exhibition at The Fergusson Gallery​, on until 2nd July. Go and discover Scotland through the eyes of J.D. Fergusson who, despite spending much of his life in France, remained a proud Scot. 

CPK Boogbug cartoonBookbug Week (15th-21st May)>

All week until 21st May CPKLibraries​ throughout Perthshire are celebrating Bookbug week! This year’s theme is 'Bookbug’s Big Giggle', and as well as the usual fantastic Bookbug Sessions, there will be storytelling and a Bookbug Spot and Count Competition in libraries. Rumour has it Bookbug himself may even make an appearance in some locations! 

Contact details

Perth Museum & Art Gallery>>>

The Fergusson Gallery>>>

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