Monthly Archives: November 2012

You can borrow these objects!

Today I wanted to let you know about our loan and reminiscence box service. We have a range of boxes of museum objects that can be borrowed by school or community groups for free! Contents of the Japan loan box … Continue reading

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Some images of past projects

Since this blog is still quite new, I thought I’d post some images of the outreach work I have done in the past. Just to give you a taste of what I do. I work with toddler groups. This photo … Continue reading

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Political debates with Edinburgh College and Museums Alive

It has been a busy couple of days. Yesterday Edinburgh College came back to visit the Museum Collections Centre with another group of students. We spent quite a bit of time looking at our World War I collections and talked … Continue reading

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Edinburgh College visit to the Museum Collections Centre

This morning I was at the Museum Collections Centre for a visit from Edinburgh College (formerly Jewel and Esk College).  If you haven’t been to the Museums Collections Centre, it is an amazing place! It is a store where we … Continue reading

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Museums Alive

I have just been doing some work on one of my big projects: Museums Alive. Museums Alive is a joint volunteering project with Health and Social Care. We train volunteers to go out and run museum sessions in care homes … Continue reading

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Outlook Museums and Galleries Course

Well, we didn’t win a Children and Families Achievement Award last night, but it was great to be nominated and wonderful to see some of the people I worked with on the Outlook project again. The project was designed to … Continue reading

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Award Ceremonies and Visit to Tor Care Home

Just back from a lovely reminiscence session at Tor Care Home. I’ve visited quite a few times before but it is always great to hear the amazing stories that people have. Today we were talking about leisure and going out. … Continue reading

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