Tag Archives: Edinburgh Museums

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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Volunteer thank you party at Lauriston Castle

On Sunday we held a volunteer party in the beautiful setting of Lauriston Castle. Around 50 attended and took part in an afternoon offering tours of the castle, croquet and music. Museums and Galleries Edinburgh offer a range of volunteering and … Continue reading

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Updated handling boxes

Did you know that we have a range of handling boxes which can be borrowed for free by schools, community groups and care providers? These include loan boxes for schools and reminiscence boxes for older people’s groups. There are boxes on … Continue reading

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Art in the City visit to Edinburgh Alphabet- 13 July

Art in the City will visit the Edinburgh Alphabet exhibition at the City Art Centre on 13 July. Art in the City is a FREE programme of activities for people affected by dementia and their friends, family or carers. Art in … 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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