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Sat 12 March
- Sat 14 May
Skyward: A Study in Flight
Fife-based photographer, Kit Martin, blurs the lines between art and science in this new exhibition. Her work is inspired by the creatures that former University of St Andrews Professor, James Bell Pettigrew (1832-1908), studied in his quest to take to the skies; Gateway Gallery, North Haugh, KY16 9RJ [map]; museumlearning@st-andrews.ac.uk; Art Exhibition Science

Sat 12 March
- Sat 14 May
Sewing Independence revealing the Wemyss School of Needlework, explore the history and continuing legacy of the institution that offered the opportunity for the daughters of local miners and farmers to stitch their way to independence – daily 10:30-16:00; St Andrews Museum, Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road, KY16 9DP [map]; Craft Exhibition Free

Fri 13
- Sun 15 May
Festival of Museums 2016: Strike a Pose! Meet some local worthies in this photographic exhibition of Victorian studio portraits. Pop in on Saturday 14th, 1pm - 4pm to get your own Victorian Studio Portrait taken in our photo booth; Preservation Trust Museum, 12 North Street, KY16 9PW [map]; Exhibition Free History

Sat 16 July
- Sun 31 July Art Club Summer Exhibition Art Club Rooms, 14c Argyle Street, KY16 9BP [map]; Art Exhibition


- Tue 9 August Lammas Fair & Market — oldest surviving medieval street fair in Scotland with fun fair, continental market, market stalls (Monday, Tuesday), food and drink – 11am-11pm; Market Street, Church Street, South Street; Food & Drink Kids Outdoors Sale

Sat 28 May
- Sat 20 August
Globetrotters: The MUSA Young Artist Award 2016
see the world through the eyes of the winners of this year’s MUSA Young Artist Award, an annual art competition for schools in Fife; Gateway Gallery, North Haugh, KY16 9RJ [map]; museumlearning@st-andrews.ac.uk; Art Exhibition Kids

Sat 28 May
- Sat 3 September
The Glasgow Boys – A Spirit of Rebellion Linked by friendship and a shared desire to challenge the artistic traditions of late 19th century Scotland, the Glasgow Boys became one of the most significant groups of painters working in Britain at that time. The exhibition looks at the evolving style of the Glasgow Boys and their impact on the art world. It features works by leading members of the group and many others associated with it – daily 10:30-16:00; St Andrews Museum, Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road, KY16 9DP [map]; Art Exhibition Free

Sat 28 May
- Sun 2 October
Sticks & Stones, Bats and Balls: Sport in St Andrews win, lose or draw, for fun or competition, sport plays an important role in communities across the world. In this Olympic year, join us for a glimpse into the amazing history of sport in St Andrews – 2-5pm daily; Preservation Trust Museum, 12 North Street, KY16 9PW [map]; Exhibition Free History Sport

Thu 6
- Sun 9 October Alfred Dunhill Links Championship Outdoors Sport

Fri 21
- Sun 23 October
St Andrews Voices 2016 festival of vocal music – programme will be announced early in the summer, tickets will go on sale from August; Festival Music

Thu 14 January
- Sun 30 October
One World: Exploring Cultures across Continents
People have made their homes in almost every part of the world, from the poles to the equator. Explore the objects they make, the stories they tell and the environment they encounter as you journey across the continents. Discover how different cultures respond to the challenges we all face, from conflict to commerce and fishing to farming, through rarely seen items from across the globe; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; Exhibition


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