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An event based on the work of the famous Scottish scientist, James Clerk Maxwell, who discovered the electromagnetic spectrum and colour photography.

The event introduces people to ultra-violet and infra-red light through a series of hands-on activities that are fun and informative.


  • The Hot and Cold Infra-Red Room

  • Ultra Violet Drawing Space

  • Colour Splitting and Mixing Boxes

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James Clerk Maxwell

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Infra Red - Hot and Cold Room

Colour mixing box

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Colour splitting box

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Ultra Violet Drawing Space

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