Tag Archives: Museums Alive

Singing in the playground

This week the Museums Alive volunteers met after their summer break. We were very fortunate to have a special training event arranged by Connecting Scotland’s Sounds with the inspiring Ewan McVicar. Ewan is an expert on Scottish playground songs (amongst many … Continue reading

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Museums Alive visit Lauriston Castle

The Museums Alive volunteers visited Lauriston Castle yesterday for a meeting and social get together. Thank you to Mike at Lauriston for hosting us.

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Speaking Out

2016 marks 40 years since the founding of Scottish Women’s Aid. To mark this anniversary a special project- Speaking Out– has been developed to explore the history of the organisation. A part of this project will be an exhibition at the … Continue reading

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Exhibitions and visits

On Friday I visited Score Scotland to run a workshop with the young people there. Here are some images of the fish and sea creatures we made. Last week we also took down the Scars on the City exhibition which … Continue reading

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March update

Last week I attended the final Transformers event in Manchester. It was great to hear about all the amazing projects run by fellow Transformers and listen to some really inspiring examples of best practice. I particularly loved this quote from … Continue reading

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Feeling Festive

Yesterday was our last Museums Alive meeting of 2015. Here is a photograph of the team tucking into mince pies at our festive social. Thanks to all the volunteers for their work and to our great colleagues in Health and … Continue reading

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Museums Alive at the City Art Centre

On Wednesday the Museums Alive volunteers hosted a visit to the City Art Centre by residents of Jewel House Care Home. We visited ‘The Artist and the Sea’ and looked at images of Edinburgh in the past.

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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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Museums Alive- Eurocities- Culture for Cities and Regions case study

Following on from my post about our Volunteer Party- A new case study has just been published by Eurocities about the Museums Alive volunteering project. You can read more on the Culture for Cities and Regions website. Museums Alive is … Continue reading

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Museums Alive

We are very lucky to have a talented photographer, Geoff, volunteering with Museums Alive. Here is one of my favourite photographs of the volunteers in action!  

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