Tag Archives: volunteering

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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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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New events and updates

If you haven’t visited our new exhibition Edinburgh Alphabet yet, why not join us for one of our events? On 8 June Art in the City will visit the exhibition. Art in the City is for people affected by dementia and … Continue reading

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New volunteering opportunities at Lauriston Castle

We are recruiting a number of Volunteer Guides to assist with the education programme and tours. For more information please visit our website. Full training, ongoing support and travel expenses will be provided. For more information and an application form please … Continue reading

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Museums Alive visit Lauriston Castle

The Museums Alive volunteers visited Lauriston Castle yesterday for a meeting and social get together. Thank you to Mike at Lauriston for hosting us.

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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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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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