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Conservation in progress

The painting ‘The Comet (Smack, 1809)’ by William John Huggins is on display in ‘The Artist and the Sea’. Before going on display, the painting received conservation treatment. This was generously funded by the Friends of the City Art Centre … Continue reading

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The Artist and the Sea

Today the Museums Alive volunteers are going to be at the City Art Centre. Over the next few weeks we are hoping to offer the opportunity for some of the residents of care homes we have visited to come to … Continue reading

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Anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar and new exhibitions at the City Art Centre

If you have passed Carlton Hill, you may have noticed the flags on the Nelson Monument. Yesterday was the anniversary of the battle of Trafalgar, which took place on 21 October 1805. You can visit the monument to learn more … Continue reading

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West Pilton Neighbourhood Centre

Yesterday I ran a  Seascapes and Sea-creatures workshop at West Pilton Neighbourhood Centre. Here are some of the artworks the group created. 

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Your photographs of Leith

John Dickson has very kindly sent me two more photographs of objects showing the Leith coat of arms. If you have any Leith photographs or paintings you would like to share please email me at diana.morton@edinburgh.gov.uk or add to the Citizen Curator … Continue reading

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More Sea Monsters

I have just copied lots of photos across from my camera, so I thought I would share some more lovely sea monsters, this time made by children at Leith Library.

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Sea Monsters

I have just got back into the office after running a crafts sessions in West Pilton Neighbourhood Centre. We have lots of lovely seascapes in our art collections and nautical items in our history collections, so we made sea monsters … Continue reading

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