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October 2016

Museums at Night: Concertina Book Making Workshop with Susie Wilson

Date(s): 29 October 2016

Time: 10:00-14:00

Cost: £8/£6

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

Surgeons' Hall welcomes Susie Wilson back to the Museums this October as part of Museums at Night. This family friendly workshop will look at ways of designing and making a concertina book. Drawings will be made using mixed media techniques inspired by the museum collections. Printmaking, drawing and collage will be combined to create unique folded…

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Museums at Night: Breaking The Heart - Dissection Workshop For Adults

Date(s): 29 October 2016

Time: 16:30-19:30

Cost: Adult £9.50 Concessions £7

Age Restrictions: 18+

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

THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT.This workshop is open to all over 18, and you don't need prior knowledge of medicine to try your hand at dissection. The class takes a hands-on look at the structure and function of the mammalian heart. Using a pig heart, participants will dissect out the path of the blood revealing the chambers and their associated vesse…

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Museums at Night: Preserving the Flesh - The Art of Displaying Anatomical Specimens

Date(s): 28 October 2016

Time: 17:00-19:30

Cost: Adults £9.50 Concessions £7

Age Restrictions: 18+

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

THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUTAs part of Museums at Night, we are proud to present our first ever preservation workshop. This adult only workshop will give you the chance to learn about the techniques involved in preserving specimens. You will then get the chance to put knowledge into practice and take home your own preserved lamb's heart in a presenta…

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Museums at Night - Printmaking Workshop

Date(s): 28 October 2016

Time: 12:30-15:30

Cost: Included in Museum admission cost

Age Restrictions: 7+ (anyone under the age of 10 year will need assistance from an adult).

Anatomical engravings and atlases were used for teaching and the sharing of information. This drop-in workshop will highlight items  from the Collection held by the Library at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. Visitors will have the opportunity to create their own anatomically inspired prints to take home with them.

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