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Behind The Scenes

Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at a museum or gallery? Where are all the objects and artworks kept?How long does it take to prepare a new exhibition?

These pages will give you a look at what happens behind the scenes of the City Collections.

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Archaeological Unit
During 2006, a team of archaeologists led by Aberdeen City Council's Archaeology Unit carried out a major excavation at Aberdeen's historic Kirk of St Nicholas.

Aberdeen Art Gallery
During the summer of 2006 a major new exhibition of masterpieces by William Dyce opened at the Aberdeen Art Gallery.

Social History Collections