Museums and Galleries

Museums… in Fife and beyond  

Kirkcaldy Galleries and Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries are digging through their collections to bring you fascinating stories and fun challenges. They’ll also be sharing the best content from museums around the world. Look out for the treasure hunts in DCL&G’s 3D virtual tour.  

Blooming Marvellous

This exhibition is temporarily closed due to COVID regulations.

You can visit the fabulous, FREE, family friendly exhibition, 'Blooming Marvellous' at Kirkcaldy Galleries! Everything in the garden is lovely as we explore the wonderful world of wildlife and plants in our family-friendly exhibition. Find out more about the insects and animals that live in our gardens and discover some amazing facts about plants and flowers. Meet Polly Potting Shed and enjoy a host of activities both in the Galleries and at home with our Museum Makes crafts for kids videos!

Have a sneak preview of the Blooming Marvellous exhibition:

Make a daisy chain in our Museum Makes craft session:


Watch a special Blooming Marvellous Bookbug:



 This exhibition is temporarily closed due to COVID regulations.

Visitor to a new family-friendly exhibition can test for themselves the adage that a picture paints a thousand words. They are being urged to create stories and verse inspired by some 20 works of art, which go on display at St Andrews Museum from Saturday (19 December). Budding writers of all ages can draw on a wealth of inspirational material to frame their work, a selection of which will be posted on social media. Works on show include paintings by L S Lowry - famed for his matchstick-like figures - the eminent 20th century artist Sir William MacTaggart and leading Arts and Crafts painter John Duncan. Beow, curatory Lesley Lettice talks about Lowry's painting An Old Street (video by Angus Blackburn).

Find out more about Art-tastic here.

Art-tastic Exhibition

OnFife Archives

Explore Fife's rich history town by town on the Fife Archives Flickr page - you never know who you might see there!

Recreate a View 

Recreate your favourite local studies photograph while you are out on your daily walk. Our archives team will be challenging Fifers to recreate images from our collections. Have a look at ONFife Archives Facebook to see the results, plus find out about our recommended websites and our favourite books in the Local Studies collections and tell us your favourite Fife story. 

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