Tag Archives: Edinburgh Museums & Galleries

We are looking for participants for Their Work Is Not Forgotten: Celebrating the centenary of women’s suffrage

Museums & Galleries Edinburgh are developing an exhibition exploring the 2018 centenary of the Representation of the People Act and of women gaining the right to vote. This will go on display in the Museum of Edinburgh in June and … Continue reading

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Farewell Pat and Mona

We recently said farewell and thanks to two of our fantastic volunteers at the RL Stevenson room in the Writers’ Museum. For the past 21 years Pat and Mona have spoken regularly to museum visitors about Stevenson, his life and … Continue reading

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Vacancy: Outreach & Access Manager

Would you like to develop exciting outreach and volunteering projects for Museums & Galleries Edinburgh? I am now working part-time and we are looking for someone to take on the other half of my role. It is an amazing job- … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Art in the City

This year I have taken over the running of the Art in the City programme. The first activity of 2017- a visit to A Sketch of the Universe – will take place tomorrow (12 Jan) at the City Art Centre at … Continue reading

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Janice Parker-1973- Archiving the Live

Some very exciting news! From 18-26 Jan, award-winning independent choreographer and dance-maker Janice Parker will be in residency at the City Art Centre with 1973- Archiving the Live. The show will also tour to the Glasgow Women’s Library. All activities will … Continue reading

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New exhibitions at the Museum of Edinburgh

Two new exhibitions opened today at the Museum of Edinburgh. ‘Speaking Out: Recalling Women’s Aid in Scotland’, explores 40 years of Scottish Women’s Aid with objects, oral history and film.  One particularly poignant object is the handbag in the photograph above. One woman … Continue reading

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