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Proud City at Fountainbridge Library

Did you miss the Proud City exhibition when it was on display at the People’s Story Museum? You can now see a smaller pop-up version of the exhibition on display in Fountainbridge Library. Proud City marks 10 years since the … Continue reading

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LGBT History Month- Free art workshop

Who we are when no one’s looking: Creative workshop with artist Chris Kent Saturday 4 February 2-4pm City Art Centre, 2 Market Street, Edinburgh. EH1 1DE FREE Join us for this special art workshop for LGBT History Month Scotland. We … Continue reading

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Museums Association conference 2016

I’m back in the office after a very interesting couple of days at the Museums Association conference 2016 in Glasgow. Amongst many fascinating sessions, the keynote by Scots Makar Jackie Kay was a highlight. I also enjoyed ‘Getting to grips with gender … Continue reading

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Proud City at the Museums Association conference and exhibition

Are you interested in knowing more about the community project behind Proud City? If you go to the Museums Association conference and exhibition next week (7-8 November at the SECC in Glasgow), there will be 2 opportunities to learn about … Continue reading

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Proud City- extended until February 2017

The Proud City exhibition at the People’s Story Museum has been extended until 26 February 2017! This means we can take part in LGBT History Month Scotland. This takes place in February and in 2017 marks the Scottish Government’s Year of … Continue reading

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Pride

Pride Edinburgh takes place this Saturday. But did you know that the first Scottish Pride took place in 1995? You can find out more about the history of Pride and see some items from Pride 95 in the Proud City exhibition at … Continue reading

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Friday update- In conversation and volunteers week

I am very excited to see that Proud City has been featured in Museums Journal this month alongside the work of Sacha Coward at Royal Museums Greenwich. Also, at the end of Volunteers Week I’d like to say thank you … Continue reading

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New staff, new objects and visits

I can’t believe it is now a month since Proud City opened at the People’s Story Museum! As I mentioned in my last post, the exhibition isn’t static and some new objects have been donated and added to the displays. … Continue reading

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Proud City- updated display

I’ve just visited the People’s Story Museum to add some new donations to the Proud City exhibition. These Equal Folk cards were donated after the exhibition opened. Here are some of the other cards donated (which I couldn’t fit into … Continue reading

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Proud City- some highlights

I thought I would share a few images of some of my favourite items on display in the Proud City exhibition (there are many more). The exhibition is on at the People’s Story Museum until 26 February 2017. This photograph … Continue reading

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