Thursday 1st November 2018 – Sunday 17th February 2019

Scottish Maritime Museum, Gottries Road, Irvine, Ayrshire

Scotland was amongst the first industrialised nations in the world. In the post-industrial age, our legacy of industrial sites and places can still be viewed negatively – synonymous with decline, pollution and blight upon our traditional view of Scotland.

Industry + Aesthetics is an exhibition of Industrial Survey Photography drawn from the National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) maintained by Historic Environment Scotland (HES). It invites the viewer to consider afresh the images, and by association, the places in terms of their aesthetic value; their inherent artistic quality and the personal, emotional responses they invoke.