Tag Archives: Museum of Edinburgh

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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Vacancy: History Curator

Would you like to join our team? We are looking for a new History Curator to be based at the Museum of Edinburgh. The role is full time (36 hours a week), fixed term until November 2017. Salary: £28,347 – £33,893. … Continue reading

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New exhibitions- as seen on TV!

The ‘Speaking Out’ and ‘The Real Women of Edinburgh’ exhibitions at the Museum of Edinburgh were featured on ‘Live at Five’ on STV on Monday night. You can watch online on the STV Player. Both exhibitions launched last Thursday night with … 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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War Frocks, Unlocked

If you are interested in wartime costume, my colleagues at the Museum of Edinburgh are running an event called ‘War Frocks, Unlocked’ as part of the Being Human festival of the humanities. Workshops will be held from 10:00–12:00 and 14:00–16:00 … Continue reading

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Cleaning ceramics at the Museum of Edinburgh

This morning I helped out with cleaning and carrying out an inventory of the ceramics displays at the Museum of Edinburgh. Here are some photographs of us at work.

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Volunteer Party 2015

Last night was our Volunteer Party. It was a lovely evening to be out in the newly refurbished courtyard at the Museum of Edinburgh. My favourite moment of the night was The Clarinet Choir playing their version of ‘Take on … Continue reading

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