Monthly Archives: December 2015

Feeling Festive

Yesterday was our last Museums Alive meeting of 2015. Here is a photograph of the team tucking into mince pies at our festive social. Thanks to all the volunteers for their work and to our great colleagues in Health and … Continue reading

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Custom House open day

Today I have a stall at the Custom House open day. Do drop by if you are in Leith.

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Museums Alive at the City Art Centre

On Wednesday the Museums Alive volunteers hosted a visit to the City Art Centre by residents of Jewel House Care Home. We visited ‘The Artist and the Sea’ and looked at images of Edinburgh in the past.

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Conservation in progress

The painting ‘The Comet (Smack, 1809)’ by William John Huggins is on display in ‘The Artist and the Sea’. Before going on display, the painting received conservation treatment. This was generously funded by the Friends of the City Art Centre … Continue reading

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Vacancy-Temporary Collections Engagement Officer

The Museum of Childhood is looking for a new Temporary Collections Engagement Officer -fixed term 1 year. You can find out more on My Job Scotland.

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Edinburgh’s Budget Challenge

The City of Edinburgh Council is looking for your feedback on spending and services. You can find out more on the City of Edinburgh Council website. The consultation ends on 17 December, so there are now only two weeks left to have … Continue reading

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Museums Alive at the City Art Centre

Yesterday some of the residents from Marionville Court Care Home visited the City Art Centre with the Museums Alive volunteers. It was a great afternoon. We managed to visit ‘The Artist and the Sea’ and ‘Jagged Generation’. We then looked at … Continue reading

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