Dundee hopes V&A’s spectacular museum will reconnect the city to its creative past

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Kevin McKenna
Dundee hopes V&A’s spectacular museum will reconnect the city to its creative past

The new centre should restore the cultural reputation of the city once famed for jute, jam and journalismV&A Dundee, Scotland’s first design museum, has already begun its work of healing and redemption. As the Glasgow School of Art was consumed by flames in June, the final touches were applied to another Charles Rennie Mackintosh jewel.The designer’s tearoom had stood in Glasgow until 50 years ago, when it was forced to make way for other uses. A city council employee intervened…

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Kevin McKenna
Dundee hopes V&A’s spectacular museum will reconnect the city to its creative past