Monthly Archives: August 2018

Volunteer celebration event

On Thursday 23 August we held our annual volunteer celebration event at the Museum of Edinburgh. This was an opportunity for volunteers to meet one another, view the museum after hours and enjoy some music and a glass of wine! … Continue reading

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Howdy!

We’ve been really luck to have the help of Adi in our team for the past few weeks. Adi is with us as part of a year-long internship at Museums & Galleries Edinburgh organised by The Next Step Initiative. Here … Continue reading

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A Wee Loan to a Wee Museum

Originally posted on Reekie Untold:
Image courtesy of The Wee Museum of Newhaven, Victoria Primary School, Newhaven The collections here at the Collections Centre are here for everyone to enjoy. We reckon there are about 300,000 objects here, so it’s…

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New Art in the City Autumn/ Winter programme

Art in the City provides an opportunity for people whose lives are affected by dementia to share a gallery visit and discuss art (and other things) in a friendly and supportive environment. Image: Robert Blomfeld We are a friendly, diverse … Continue reading

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Free British Sign Language tours

Join us for special tours with BSL interpretation. Please meet in museum and gallery receptions. Tour will last one hour 30 minutes. Saturday 22 September, 2pm. Tour of The Writers’ Museum. This magical Museum celebrates the lives of three giants … Continue reading

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New displays at Victoria Primary School

The Wee Museum of Newhaven at Victoria Primary is being refurbished. The new exhibition ‘Newhaven Stories’ will explore three themes: Newhaven in Wartime, Fishing and Schooldays. The school will be open for Doors Open Day on 29 September, or you can … Continue reading

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Free descriptive tours for people with visual impairments

Join artist Tessa Asquith-Lamb for tours specifically designed for visually impaired visitors.  Please meet in museum and gallery receptions. Tours last an hour. Saturday 1 September, 2pm. Tour of ‘Edwin G. Lucas: An Individual Eye’ at the City Art Centre. The first major exhibition to … Continue reading

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