Monthly Archives: October 2015

New exhibitions at the City Art Centre

Are you looking for something to do at the weekend? Why not visit the City Art Centre to see our two new exhibitions? ‘William Gear 1915-1997: The painter that Britain forgot’ is a major retrospective of work by 20th century … Continue reading

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Exhibition at Ocean Terminal

Yesterday we installed ‘Scars on the City: Edinburgh in World War 1’ at Ocean Terminal. The exhibition explores the impact of World War I on the people and places of Edinburgh. Find out about the night the Zeppelins came, dropping bombs … Continue reading

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Anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar and new exhibitions at the City Art Centre

If you have passed Carlton Hill, you may have noticed the flags on the Nelson Monument. Yesterday was the anniversary of the battle of Trafalgar, which took place on 21 October 1805. You can visit the monument to learn more … Continue reading

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Transformers Inspiration Day

Yesterday we went to Newcastle for the Transformers Inspiration Day. We have been lucky enough to be awarded £3,000 micro funding for a project by the programme. The Inspiration Day was an opportunity for colleagues to find out more about … Continue reading

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Citizen Curator webinar now online

If you missed my webinar on the Citizen Curator project, it is now available on YouTube. I was speaking alongside Carlos Paiva from the Ministry of Culture, Brazil on the topic of Empowering Users. The New Barn Raising also have a range of … Continue reading

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War Frocks, Unlocked

If you are interested in wartime costume, my colleagues at the Museum of Edinburgh are running an event called ‘War Frocks, Unlocked’ as part of the Being Human festival of the humanities. Workshops will be held from 10:00–12:00 and 14:00–16:00 … Continue reading

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Heritage Guy moves on

Regular readers of the blog will have seen posts from Heritage Guy, aka Russell, the Heritage and Outreach Assistant. Yesterday was his last day with us. It is sad that he is leaving, but we wish him all the best in … Continue reading

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