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Museums Alive at the City Art Centre

Yesterday some of the residents from Marionville Court Care Home visited the City Art Centre with the Museums Alive volunteers. It was a great afternoon. We managed to visit ‘The Artist and the Sea’ and ‘Jagged Generation’. We then looked at … Continue reading

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New display at the Wee Museum of Newhaven

Yesterday I went to Newhaven to install a new exhibition in the Wee Museum of Newhaven. Here are some photographs of the installation. If you would like to see the museum and the new exhibition: ‘The Disappearing Sea’, please come … Continue reading

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Sweet Memories

The Museums Alive volunteers have just started running a new block of sessions at North Merchiston Day Centre. As quite a few of the older people wanted to take part, we now have two groups meeting there on Wednesdays.  This … Continue reading

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Capital Collections

For anyone who loves historic photographs or is interested in the history of Edinburgh, the Capital Collections website is an amazing resource. It is run by Edinburgh Libraries and Edinburgh Museums & Galleries. Now it has been updated and is … Continue reading

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Curious, fishwives, festivities, Japan and the belt!

It has been a busy week, lots of exciting things have happened, but I’ve not had much of a chance to blog about it! As promised in my previous post, I have a (slightly blurry) photograph of one of our … Continue reading

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