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Welcome to Ignite Dundee, a festival of creativity packed full of visual art, design, craft and performances that will fire your imaginations and spark your creativity.

Every May, Dundee buzzes with creative energy and this month-long cultural festival celebrates just that. The annual programme brings together the degree shows, exhibitions, talks, workshops that take place in venues across the city.

Dundee’s universities have significant celebrations taking place during the month of May with two major degree shows with Abertay Digital Graduate Show and University of Dundee’s Duncan of Jordanstone Collage of Art & Design Degree Show where visitors can see work by emerging artists and designers.

Abertay University is celebrating 20 Years of Games with a diverse programme of events and exhibitions telling the story of gaming in Dundee. The full programme is available at www.abertay.ac.uk

A whole host of University of Dundee 50th Anniversary celebrations take place during May, including their Alumni Weekend programme which takes place over the weekend of 20th May. The full programme is available online at www.dundee.ac.uk/50

2017 is Scotland’s year of History, Heritage and Archaeology and across the city there is a wealth of events that celebrate this theme. Visit our museums including The McManus: Dundee’s Art Gallery & Museum, Scotland’s Just Museum at Verdant Works, Dundee Museum of Transport and Discovery Point, home of Capital Scott’s ship – RSS Discovery to find out more about Dundee’s special place in Scotland’s story.

With a broad range of events and exhibitions throughout May, this is the perfect time to explore Dundee. Share your experience with us using #IgniteDundee