A number of collection based exhibitions have been
developed as part of the Future Museum
project, each complimenting one of the main themes of the
site. Digital interactives have been commissioned in
association with these exhibitions and are available here on
the Future Museum website.
Select either the images below or the titles to the left to view
the interactives and other resources.
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New Cumnock Interactive Timeline and Discovery Quiz
Explore the history and heritage of the East Ayrshire town of
New Cumnock through this Interactive Timeline and Discovery Quiz.
You'll also be able to follow Auld Kirk Kirkyard Trails looking at
the themes of discovery, soldiers, and ministers - just click on
the icons and enjoy!
Eglinton Tournament Watercolours
This Gothic Revival culminated in 1839 with the staging of a
full-blown medieval tournament which directed the gaze of the world
towards the estate of the 13th Earl of Eglinton in Ayrshire. The
event was captured in all its pomp and glory by the artist James
Henry Nixon. Explore his work and learn more of the event and its
background through this interactive.
The Life of
James Keir Hardie
Explore the life of James Keir Hardie, from his first job in a
coal mine to his time as the first leader of the Labour Party. This
interactive was developed in conjunction with a redevelopment of
the Baird Institute in Cumnock, Hardie's home town.
Test your knowledge of Ayrshire's Innovators. This interactive
has been developed in conjunction with the exhibition AYRSHIRE
INNOVATORS organised by East Ayrshire Council Arts and Museums and
held at the Dick Institute, Kilmarnock from 30 May -12 September
Explore 5 of Burns key poems in connection with the exhibition
CREATIVE BURNS organised by East Ayrshire Arts &
Museums and held at the Dick Institute, Kilmarnock from 14
February 2009 until 16 May 2009.
by South West Timeline
South by South West was a large scale exhibition exploring the
fine art collections of south-west Scotland and artistic activity
associated with the region over 250 years. The South by South West
Timeline gives you the opportunity to view many of the works that
appeared in the exhibition and to find their place within the story
of art in the region.
Strands, an exhibition exploring the region's rich history of
textile production, was organised in the second year of the
Future Museum project and is on tour until March 2009.
Mining and Quarrying
The first exhibition explored the region's mining and quarrying
heritage. Explore the natural resources mined in the different
regions of south-west Scotland using the interactive map. View
documentary photographer Iain Brown's collection of photographs
exploring the legacy of this heritage.
El Dorado - The Legacy