Due the success of the previous run of our 'Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh's Medical History' walking tours, we have decided to run the tours throughout September!During the 70 minute tour you will hear stories gathered from The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinbirgh's Library and Archives. You'll hear about famous writers, cholo…
Our autumn events programme has launched. We have 6 new events running from September through til November.We have re-scheduled 'A fair field, and no favour.' Edinburgh Medical Women c. 1869-1920 with Elaine Thomson. This talk was originally scheduled for International Women's Day but was cancelled due to the snow.
We also have talks on surgery an…
Due to the success of our 'Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh's Medical History' walking tours, we have added 8 more tours. The tours will take place at 2.30pm on Saturday's and Sunday's throughout August. Tickets are available from: https://bloodandguts_shm.eventbrite.co.uk
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…
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