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Free British Sign Language tours

Join us for special tours with BSL interpretation. Please meet in museum and gallery receptions. Tour will last one hour 30 minutes. Saturday 22 September, 2pm. Tour of The Writers’ Museum. This magical Museum celebrates the lives of three giants … Continue reading

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New displays at Victoria Primary School

The Wee Museum of Newhaven at Victoria Primary is being refurbished. The new exhibition ‘Newhaven Stories’ will explore three themes: Newhaven in Wartime, Fishing and Schooldays. The school will be open for Doors Open Day on 29 September, or you can … Continue reading

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Free descriptive tours for people with visual impairments

Join artist Tessa Asquith-Lamb for tours specifically designed for visually impaired visitors.  Please meet in museum and gallery receptions. Tours last an hour. Saturday 1 September, 2pm. Tour of ‘Edwin G. Lucas: An Individual Eye’ at the City Art Centre. The first major exhibition to … Continue reading

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Processions: Join us on Sunday!

You may have heard about Processions. This event celebrating 100 years of women’s suffrage will take place on 10 June. Processions is a mass participation artwork for women and girls (anyone who identifies as a woman or non-binary). You can sign … Continue reading

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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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Farewell Pat and Mona

We recently said farewell and thanks to two of our fantastic volunteers at the RL Stevenson room in the Writers’ Museum. For the past 21 years Pat and Mona have spoken regularly to museum visitors about Stevenson, his life and … Continue reading

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Vacancy: Outreach & Access Manager

Would you like to develop exciting outreach and volunteering projects for Museums & Galleries Edinburgh? I am now working part-time and we are looking for someone to take on the other half of my role. It is an amazing job- … Continue reading

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