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New Acquisition for City Art Centre - Untitled – Firth of Forth Series by Wilhelmina Barns-Graham

New Acquisition for City Art Centre - Untitled – Firth of Forth Series by Wilhelmina Barns-Graham

The City Art Centre has recently acquired a new painting by Wilhelmina Barns-Graham (1912-2004), which has been presented by the Barns-Graham Charitable Trust, through the Art Fund. 

Release Date - 30 April 2014
Volunteers shortlisted for customer service award

Volunteers shortlisted for customer service award

Congratulations are due to our dedicated band of volunteers at the Writers' Museum - they've just been nominated for a Museums and Heritage award for customer service.

Release Date - 21 March 2014
Two new writers to be commemorated at Makars' Court

Two new writers to be commemorated at Makars' Court

Makars' Court at the Writers' Museum celebrates the achievements of Scottish writers, and the coming months will see the addition of two new inscriptions.

Release Date - 19 March 2014
St Bernard's Well - Visiting Times

St Bernard's Well - Visiting Times

Following its recent restoration by the Council and Edinburgh World Heritage, St Bernard's Well on the Water of Leith is being opened to the public on certain dates this summer.

Release Date - 28 January 2014
Leith pupils inspired by Eduardo Paolozzi

Leith pupils inspired by Eduardo Paolozzi

Primary School pupils from Leith recently attended one of our creative workshops at the City Art Centre. With the help of Jane and Eric from our Public Programmes Team they were inspired by the wor...

Release Date - 28 January 2014
Volunteers sought for research position

Volunteers sought for research position

We are recruiting volunteers for an exhibition-based visitor research position at the City Art Centre.

Release Date - 06 January 2014
Sporting Edinburgh

Sporting Edinburgh

Edinburgh was the first city to host the Commonwealth Games twice, and as part of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games celebrations the Museum of Edinburgh will be hosting an exhibition exploring t...

Release Date - 16 December 2013
Edinburgh’s Sporting Heroes - a chance to nominate!

Edinburgh’s Sporting Heroes - a chance to nominate!

As part of our Sporting Edinburgh exhibition, the Museum of Edinburgh are looking for nominations for groups or individuals to feature in our “Edinburgh’s Sporting Heroes” gall...

Release Date - 16 December 2013
Name that toy!

Name that toy!

The latest post on Tales of One City, the blog run by our Libraries division, has some strangely familiar photographic close ups.

Release Date - 04 December 2013
Our venues are Magic!

Our venues are Magic!

Can you spot Lauriston Castle and the City Art Centre in this video of the 2013 Edinburgh International Magic Festival?

Release Date - 03 December 2013
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