Sat 11 Nov 2023: 11:00AM
V&A Dundee

Upstart: Creative Careers Festival 2023

Venue: V&A Dundee, 1 Riverside Esplanade, Dundee, DD1 4EZ
Prices: Free

Welcoming all young people interested in creative careers.

From mark-making and makeup skills to exploring colour and pattern, and what it’s like to be an LGBTQ+ creative today, join these in-person events at the V&A Dundee and discover even more online at V&A’s South Kensington, East, Wedgwood and Sheffield museums.

Suitable for young people (aged 14 -24), events are free and some activities require booking in advance.

Fri 10 November 2023
Upstart: Queer to Stay (11am – 12 noon, Juniper Auditorium)
A relaxed in-conversation event about being an LGBTQ+ creative today.

Upstart: Mindful Making (12 noon – 3pm, Robertson Studio)
A relaxed workshop exploring the playful design skills of mark-making.

Upstart: Makeup for Theatre (Day 1: 1pm – 4pm | Day 2: 10am – 4pm, Weston Studio)
A two-day workshop which combines theatrical makeup skills with character development.

Sat 11 November 2023
Upstart: Bright and Bold (11am – 12 noon, Juniper Auditorium)
An in-conversation event exploring colour and pattern with contemporary designers.

Upstart: Museum of You (12 noon – 3pm, Robertson Studio)
Create your very own alternative ‘Museum of You’ with this unique creative workshop.

For further information, please contact or visit

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