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Volunteer thank you party at Lauriston Castle

On Sunday we held a volunteer party in the beautiful setting of Lauriston Castle. Around 50 attended and took part in an afternoon offering tours of the castle, croquet and music. Museums and Galleries Edinburgh offer a range of volunteering and … Continue reading

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Updated handling boxes

Did you know that we have a range of handling boxes which can be borrowed for free by schools, community groups and care providers? These include loan boxes for schools and reminiscence boxes for older people’s groups. There are boxes on … Continue reading

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Fantastic summer exhibitions

Regular followers will know I usually blog about my work. However I’d like to take time in this blog to talk about some of the amazing free exhibitions on this summer, as well as giving a bit of an update … Continue reading

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Art in the City- new dates

The new autumn/ winter programme for Art in the City is now available (see below). All sessions are free and take place 10:30-12:00. Art in the City provides an opportunity for people whose lives are affected by dementia and their … Continue reading

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Art in the City visit to Edinburgh Alphabet- 13 July

Art in the City will visit the Edinburgh Alphabet exhibition at the City Art Centre on 13 July. Art in the City is a FREE programme of activities for people affected by dementia and their friends, family or carers. Art in … Continue reading

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Behind the scenes at Edinburgh Alphabet

The installation of Edinburgh Alphabet at the City Art Centre has started. So I thought I would share some photos of the installation so far, to give you a glimpse of museum life behind the scenes! The exhibition opens next week … 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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