Monthly Archives: January 2013

St Andrews, reminiscence, new volunteers and Hidden Histories

Last Friday was a very exciting day. I went to the University of St Andrews to give a talk to the Museum Studies students about my work. I took out a PowerPoint of images of projects and to keep things … Continue reading

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Visiting Teachers and Museums Alive

Yesterday was our first Museums Alive visit of 2013 to Drumbrae Day Centre. All went really well and it was lovely to meet some new service users there too. On a totally different topic, I thought I’d also post some … Continue reading

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New exhibition at South Queensferry Library

A smaller version of the exhibition developed by Dalmeny Primary is now in South Queensferry Library. So please feel free to drop by and have a look.   The pupils at Dalmeny yesterday were brilliant at helping us take down … Continue reading

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New Museums Course from Adult Education

Adult Education have just sent me the full information about their new course using our venues. See below for more information: ADULT EDUCATION PROGRAMME THE CITY OF EDINBURGH COUNCIL  MED47315: DISCOVER: SMALL MUSEUMS AND GALLERIES  FRIDAYS: 2.00PM TO 4.00PM – … Continue reading

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Dalmeny Primary Museum

Last week I spent a lot of time out at Dalmeny Primary School. I worked with the P5/6 and P7 class to help them to develop an exhibition. Their topics were toys and games and World War II. Both classes … Continue reading

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Seeking Leithers and new Adult Education course

Happy New Year! I’m just back at work after annual leave so there are a few things to update you on. One of the really big projects this year will be Citizen Curator. This will explore the heritage of Leith … Continue reading

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