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The Dick Institute

Opened in 1901, the Dick Institute is one of the most important cultural venues in the south-west of Scotland, featuring the largest museum and galleries space in Ayrshire!

The Dick Institute

About The Dick Institute

The Dick Institute Elmbank Avenue, Kilmarnock KA1 3BU
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It has a programme of nationally important exhibitions, permanent displays of the museum's own diverse collections and innovative work by contemporary artists, film makers and young people from the area, giving the Dick Institute a growing reputation for the quality and scope of its exhibitions and events. Previous major exhibitions have included Miffy, Quentin Blake, Wallace and Gromit, Cutting Edge, Radical Nature and Bill Viola.

Upcoming Events at The Dick Institute

Mini Craft Market

Selected dates between 1st June 2024 - 7th December 2024

Visit eight select small craft businesses at the Mini Market and get to know the people behind the products and support small business!

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