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The Dick Institute

The Dick Institute

The Dick Institute is one of the most important cultural venues in the south west of Scotland, featuring the largest museum and galleries in Ayrshire with a range of arts and literary events throughout the year.

It is home to a programme of nationally important exhibitions, innovative works by leading and contemporary artists, filmmakers and young people as well as permanent displays of the museum’s diverse collections including natural sciences, archaeology and local and social history.

The South Museum and Loom Room feature stories of the local and social history of the area as well as a Johnnie Walker display featuring a selection of illustrations and objects from the company and from their own collections. The Dick Institute also contains an exhibition of collections from Dean Castle.

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