Burnsiana & McKie - exhibition and book launch

When & Where

Dick Institute, Kilmarnock
Thursday, 22 January 2015 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Dick Institute, Elmbank Ave, Kilmarnock, KA1 3BU

Event Details

You are invited to attend an evening with Calum Colvin and Rab Wilson to celebrate their exhibition at the Dick Institute. The exhibition is a unique arrangement of artwork and poetry inspired by the work of Robert Burns. Calum and Rab will be in discussion about the exhibition and their book Burnsiana.

In the North Museum, highlights from James McKie’s famous Burnsiana collection will be exhibited for the first time in over 30 years. The exhibition focuses on McKie’s career as Kilmarnock’s 19th century Burns publisher, collector and bibliographer. John Burnett will be in discussion about this extraordinary collection.

Refreshments will be provided.

Please RSVP to carleen.fitzgerald@east-ayrshire.gov.uk by Fri 9 January


Carleen Fitzgerald



Event Location

Dick Institute
Elmbank Ave


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