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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