Crossings exhibition now on display at the People’s Story Museum

Crossings is an exhibition exploring the heritage of Leith. The exhibition is the cumulation of a project developed by Dancebase in partnership with Edinburgh Museums & Galleries and Historic Environment Scotland.

Several groups of young people explored the heritage of Leith through visits to the Museum Collections Centre, the City Art Centre and Trinity House (Historic Environment Scotland). The groups then chose museum collections to display and worked with dance and sound artists to create new dance films which explored the history of Leith and its people.

The exhibition showcases museum objects selected by the young people and the films created as a part of the project. You can also watch the films on the Dancebase website

The People’s Story Museum is open Wednesday- Saturday 10-5 and Sunday 12-5.

Crossings was funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

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About edinburghmuseumsoutreach

I'm the Outreach & Access Manager at Edinburgh Museums & Galleries (the museums service of the City of Edinburgh Council). I take the museums out to community groups and schools. I really enjoy meeting lots of people of different ages and backgrounds and helping them connect with our collections. I love showing people some of the amazing objects that we hold and I like helping them to remember the past or to create something amazing.
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