Tag Archives: Museums Alive

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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Spring Fling and more

If you were around Morningside on the 11th April, you may have noticed something happening at the Eric Liddell Centre. It was the annual Spring Fling, run by South Edinburgh Arts Fair Association. With two lovely helpers- Russell and Ross we … Continue reading

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Museums Alive at Marionville Court

Yesterday the Museums Alive volunteers finished a block of sessions at Marionville Court by installing an exhibition in the care home. We chatted with the residents about their memories and even played a game of ‘guess the radio theme tune’.

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Marsh Trust Awards

I’ve just been sent some more images of the Marsh Trust awards. You may remember that the Museums Alive volunteers went to London to receive the regional award for Scotland in the award for Volunteers for Museum Learning.

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Some of my highlights of 2014

I have just been looking back at some of the projects that took place over the last year. So many things have happened, so I thought I’d pick out a few highlights. In 2013-14 we were lucky to host one … Continue reading

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