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Virtual treasure hunt ready to capture children’s imagination

Virtual treasure hunt ready to capture children’s imagination

Edinburgh provides the backdrop for a new digital treasure hunt that challenges children to track down some of the city’s most valuable artefacts.

Release Date - 30 July 2014
The Disappearing Sea - a new exhibition at the Wee Museum of Newhaven

The Disappearing Sea - a new exhibition at the Wee Museum of Newhaven

A new exhibition has opened at the Wee Museum of Newhaven at Victoria Primary School.

Release Date - 09 June 2014
Oh I do like to be beside the seaside: New exhibition at Drumbrae Library

Oh I do like to be beside the seaside: New exhibition at Drumbrae Library

Relive trips to Portobello beach, picnics and summer holidays.

Release Date - 09 June 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 - 26 May 2014
Writers' Museum Volunteers are Highly Commended!

Writers' Museum Volunteers are Highly Commended!

Many congratulations to our volunteers at the Writers' Museum who received a Highly Commended certificate at the 2014 Museum and Heritage awards: a fantastic achievement.

Release Date - 20 May 2014
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
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