Tag Archives: Edinburgh

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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Fantastic summer exhibitions

Regular followers will know I usually blog about my work. However I’d like to take time in this blog to talk about some of the amazing free exhibitions on this summer, as well as giving a bit of an update … Continue reading

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Art in the City- new dates

The new autumn/ winter programme for Art in the City is now available (see below). All sessions are free and take place 10:30-12:00. Art in the City provides an opportunity for people whose lives are affected by dementia and their … Continue reading

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Holiday activities in Oxgangs, Currie and Colinton libraries

Looking for family summer holiday activities? Would you like to try out some traditional games? Learn how to use a diabolo, whip and peerie and more. There will be free drop-in games activities taking place on: 12 July 2.30-3.30pm at … Continue reading

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Behind the scenes at Edinburgh Alphabet

The installation of Edinburgh Alphabet at the City Art Centre has started. So I thought I would share some photos of the installation so far, to give you a glimpse of museum life behind the scenes! The exhibition opens next week … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Alphabet- part 2

I have been back to the Museum Collections Centre to pack more objects for the Edinburgh Alphabet exhibition (opening at the City Art Centre on 19 May). So I thought I would share some more of my favourite objects with you. These tools … Continue reading

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