Dundee Contemporary Arts (DCA) is an internationally renowned centre for contemporary art that enables audiences, artists and participants to see, experience and create. With two beautiful large-scale gallery spaces, two thriving cinema screens, a busy print studio, an award-winning learning programme, and a packed programme of events, workshops, classes and activities aimed at all ages and abilities, DCA is one of the most successful arts organisations in the UK. 

Vision

DCA's vision is to enrich people's lives through art, culture and creativity.

Mission

DCA is an internationally renowned centre for contemporary arts that enables audiences, artists and participants to see, experience and create through our four programme areas: exhibitions, cinema, print and learning. 

Values

Bold:                unafraid to take risk, proud of who and what we are

Open:              welcoming, accessible, connected, civic

Meaningful:      high quality, purposeful, stimulating

Magical:           belief in creating moments of joy, inspiration and transformation

Aims

1. To offer opportunities to see, experience and create contemporary art.

2. To support artists to create and disseminate their work.

3. To continue to play a key role in Dundee and Scotland’s cultural and creative ecology.

4. To connect with audiences on local, national and international levels. 

5. To ensure a secure future through a healthy and progressive environment and responsible planning and practices. 

DCA Annual Report 2016/17

To read our latest annual report click here.