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Treasures found: archaeology from the East of Scotland

Treasures found: archaeology from the East of Scotland


Museum of Edinburgh
[Exhibition]

Who is this for? - All
Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday 10am - 5pm; Sunday 12pm - 5pm during August only
Dates:6 July 2015 - 13 September 2015
Cost: Free

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From a Bronze Age spear head to roman coins and a medieval pilgrim badge, a selection of fascinating recent archaeological finds from the East of Scotland shed light on the arch...


Museums in Fife, Edinburgh, West Lothian, East Lothian and Scottish Borders have come together under the umbrella of the East of Scotland Museums Partnership to create an exhibition of items obtained through Treasure Trove; the process under Scottish Law which allows ownerless objects found by chance to be claimed from the Crown.

This is a touring exhibition, appearing at six venues over the course of a year. These venues represent the six main geographical areas of the ESMP and the exhibition will be displayed as follows:

9 March - 26 April: Hawick Museum, Scottish Borders Council

4 May - 28 June: Armadale Library, West Lothian Council

6 July - 13 September: Museum of Edinburgh

21 September - 15 November: National Mining Museum Scotland, Midlothian

23 November - 10 February: Kirkcaldy Galleries, Fife Cultural Trust

Spring 2016: East Lothian Council Libraries and Museums- exact venue and dates tbc



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The Artist and the Sea

The Artist and the Sea


City Art Centre
[Exhibition]

Scotland has a long and complex relationship with the sea - its landscape, history and culture have been shaped by proximity to the North Sea and Atlantic Ocean.

Who is this for? - All
Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday 10am - 5pm; Sunday 12pm - 5pm
Dates:26 September 2015 - 8 May 2016
Cost: Free

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Roman and Dark Age Cramond

Roman and Dark Age Cramond


Museum of Edinburgh
[Exhibition]

A celebration of 60 years of archaeological research at Cramond. Dates to be confirmed

Who is this for? - All
Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday 10am - 5pm
Dates:1 October 2015 - 30 April 2016
Cost: Free

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26 Children's Winters

26 Children's Winters


Museum of Childhood
[Exhibition]

Working with ‘26’ writers group and charity ‘ It’s Good to Give’, a selection of objects have been chosen which represent children’s Christmas presents. Dates to be confirmed.

Who is this for? - All
Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday 10am - 5pm; Sunday 12pm - 5pm
Dates:9 October 2015 - 31 March 2016
Cost: Free

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William Gear (1915 - 1997): The painter that Britain forgot

William Gear (1915 - 1997): The painter that Britain forgot


City Art Centre
[Exhibition]

Timed to coincide with the centenary of his birth, this major survey show seeks to position William Gear in his rightful place as one of the most advanced British abstract paint...

Who is this for? - All
Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday 10am - 5pm; Sunday 12pm - 5pm
Dates:24 October 2015 - 14 February 2016
Cost: Free

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Gear’s Contemporaries and Influences

Gear’s Contemporaries and Influences


City Art Centre
[Exhibition]

This selection from the City Art Centre’s collection has been chosen to accompany William Gear (1915-1997): The Painter that Britain forgot and focuses on 20th century Scottish ...

Who is this for? - All
Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday 10am - 5pm, Sunday 12pm - 5pm
Dates:24 October 2015 - 7 February 2016
Cost: Free

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