Surgeons' Hall Museums new event programme is now live. The summer events programme is made up of an art workshop, two kids workshops and a brand new walking tour of the city.Pain and Healing: Chinese Ink Workshop is inspired by our new temporary exhibit 'A Quest for Healing' by artist Zhang Yanzi and will teach attendees the traditional art techni…
A Quest for Healing
Surgeons’ Hall Museums is delighted to welcome the contemporary Chinese artist Zhang Yanzi, who will be exhibiting from April 27 to November 4. Zhang Yanzi uses diverse materials to explore themes of medicine and healing, and was the subject of a two-month solo show at the Hong Kong Museum of Medical Sciences in 2016. In her…
Surgeons' Hall Museums will be open from the 1st December until the 21st December from 10am-5pm. The Museums will be closed from 3pm on 22nd December as part of the wider Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh Christmas Closure. We will reopen on the 3rd January 2018 at 10am.
WW100 Scotland is set to commemorate the remarkable achievements of Dr Elsie Inglis and the Scottish Women’s Hospitals during the WW1 effort, 100 years on from her death.
Launching the commemorations today were Patricia Purdom, whose Great Grandmother was a cousin of Dr Elsie Inglis, Clea Thompson, great, great, great niece of Elsie, and amateur h…
Tickets for our next group of #TwoPoundTalks are now available to all. On November 9th we are delighted to be welcoming Hearts & Minds' Artistic Director & Co-founder, Magdalena Schamberger, to the Museums for Funny Bones and Red Nose Transplants – a celebration of hospital clowning in Scotland. Tickets are £2 and are available here. On 27t…
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