Auld Kirk Events and Exhibitions

The Auld Kirk has a varied and exciting programme of temporary exhibitions and related events throughout the year, as well as events such as Festival of Museums.

The Scottish Photographic Circle  11 January – 14 February

Since its inception in 1907, the aim of the Scottish Photographic Circle, a small group of dedicated photographers, has been to promote the art of contemporary and pictorial photography in Scotland.

The quality and diversity of subject matter in this year’s exhibition suggests that the present membership is continuing to succeed in the achievement of this objective.

Buzzard over grand canyon

'Love & Whisky’ - The Story of Rita Cowan and Masataka Taketsuru - 22 February – 14 March

(The Mother and Father of Japanese whisky)

Local Kirkintilloch girl, Rita Cowan’s love and devotion, bridged race and country to develop a strong tie between Kirkintilloch and Yoichi, Japan, and helped the start of first real whisky in Japan, NIKKA.

Rita Cowan and Masataka Taketsuru

Milton of Campsie Art Club - 21 March – 30 April  

Milton of Campsie Art Club’s first exhibition of 2020 will display recent work by members of this vibrant and enthusiastic group of amateur artists.

The club (formed in 2006) hold weekly art sessions at Milton of Campsie Village hall every Wednesday evening and new members are always welcome.      


House by the water

Museum Parking

There is a small car park behind the museum which can be accessed via Peel Brae and additional parking is available behind the William Patrick Library on West High Street.

Opening Times

Tuesday to Saturday
10am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm

Please note: The Auld Kirk Museum may be closed for installation or de-installation of exhibitions. Please telephone the museum on 0141 777 3013 to check opening times if visiting the museum outwith exhibition dates.