Skip navigation to content

Adult Programme

Visitors attending an exhibition talk at the Gateway Galleries.‌Booking information

All events are free but some must be booked. To book please email or call 01334 46 1660.

If you would benefit from an audio description during or before an event please let us know at the time of booking. 

You can also see the full What's On Guide Jan - June 2018 Updated (PDF, 4,099 KB)


Talks and Tours

Films and Artefacts: Still Alice

Byre Theatre
Thursday 10th May, 10:30am

Enjoy Julianne Moore in this 2014 film about dementia, then, as part of Dementia Awareness Week, we look at how museums are using their collections and sensory experiences to work with people living with dementia. Come along and handle some objects from MUSA’s collections and discover why they act as touchstones to the past. Tickets cost £6 and include a scone and a cuppa. Book via the Byre Box Office, 01334 47 5000.

Ever to Excel: An Afternoon of Discovery

Saturday 19th May, 2pm-4pm
Donating to a University like St Andrews makes world-class research possible. Explore some of this research with experts in the Enduring Gifts gallery. They will highlight the impact that the donations of St Andrews’ most generous benefactors have on research today: from Art History to Medicine. Refreshments will be provided. Held at MUSA. Free, but booking essential.

Creative Workshops

Still Life Masterclass

Saturday 28th April, 2pm-4pm      Waiting list only
Instil some life into your drawings at this practical workshop using artefacts and specimens from MUSA’s collection as a still-life display. You’ll learn some tips and tricks on how to make a structural drawing and the basics of painting. Held at MUSA. Suitable for all abilities. Free but booking essential.

Guided Walks 

St Andrews Through Time Walk

Monday 28th May, 2pm-3:30pm
Saturday 16th June, 2pm-3:30pm
Discover the history of St Andrews and its famous University on this stroll through the streets. You’ll see some of the sites which played a key role in St Andrews’ past and the stories they have to tell. Walk length roughly two miles. Please dress for all weathers and meet at MUSA. Free, but booking essential.