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Upcoming Events


April 2014

Craigmillar Library Outreach Event: Object Handling - What can medical museums do for you?

Date(s): 30 April 2014 - 30 April 2014

Time: 12-2pm

Cost: Free

Booking Link: http://medicalmuseumfocus.eventbrite.co.uk

Come along to explore how objects, instruments and illustrated texts can enchance your learning and creatiity - tell Surgeons' Hall Museum what you really think of them and what we can do to make our acitivies and programmes relevant to you. Please note this event takes place at Craigmillar Library

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Edinburgh Science Festival: Expert Witness with Professor James Fraser

Date(s): 17 April 2014

Time: 6pm

Cost: Free

Age Restrictions: Strictly 16+

Booking Link: http://www.sciencefestival.co.uk/whats-on/categories/talk/expert-witness

Jim Fraser is Professor of Forensic Science at the University of Strathclyde.  He has over 35 years’ experience as a forensic scientist, senior police manager, independent consultant, policy adviser, academic researcher and president of the professional body for forensic science. Jim has extensive experience as an expert witness and has advised a…

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Edinburgh Science Festival: Anatomy Drawing Day

Date(s): 13 April 2014

Time: 10am - 4pm

Cost: £15

Age Restrictions: 8+

Booking Link: https://anatomydrawing2014.eventbrite.co.uk

The study of topographic anatomy and anatomy in dissection is seen as a core activity for artists. This unique course, led by George Donald, will allow you to study the mechanics of the body with a life model and view the anatomical structures in dissection through the pathology collections of Surgeons’ Hall Museum.The Anatomy Drawing Day is part…

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Edinburgh Science Festival: The Artist's Book Day

Date(s): 12 April 2014

Time: 9.45am-5pm

Cost: £15

Age Restrictions: 12+

Booking Link: https://artistsbookday2014.eventbrite.co.uk

Origami and Folded Books The Artist's Book Workshop, led by Susie Wilson, will allow you to draw inspiration from some of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh's most beautifully illustrated medical texts.Drawings will be made using mixed media techniques inspired by the collection of the museum. From these pages various folded structures wil…

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Craigmillar Library Outreach Event: Mary Seacole: Forgotten Hero?

Date(s): 7 April 2014 - 7 April 2014

Time: 6.00pm, at Craigmillar Library

Cost: Free

Age Restrictions: None

Booking Link: http://maryseacole2014.eventbrite.co.uk

Exhibition talk with Ms Chris Short The story of a very independent minded 19th century Jamaican woman who refused to be defeated by prejudice and adversity. An astute business woman, she supported herself by running a hotel on the Isthumus of Panama and providing free medical care for prospector travelling to and from the Californian gold fields.…

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