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Aug
1
Tue
New exhibition – Lisa Shaw MFA: Flow Path @ Elgin Museum
Aug 1 @ 11:00 am – Aug 25 @ 4:00 pm

New Exhibition

Flow Path by Lisa Shaw MFA

Lisa Shaw MFA: Flow Path

Tuesday 1st August 2017 – Friday 25th August 2017

Lisa Shaw is an artist, designer and educator. She brings the flair and energy of the New York art scene to her current art practice in Scotland. Actively involved in ecological and community art, she has also worked with community groups throughout the world creating collaborative artworks and sharing her unique passion for art and sustainability. She creates paintings on canvas, photographs, murals, sculptures and dialogical interventions. Lisa is also the art director of Biomatrix Water, a river restoration environmental company based in Forres, Moray.

Aug
19
Sat
Guided Walking Tour of Aberlour (HHA2017) @ Aberlour
Aug 19 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

ABERLOUR COLLAGE

Guided Walking Tour of Aberlour

Saturday 19th August 2017 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Meet at the Alice Littler / Speyside Way car park, Aberlour.

Join us for a walking tour around historic Aberlour, Moray, led by local architect Andrew Wright with support from archaeologist Claire Herbert, as we explore the architecture and heritage of this industrious Speyside village.

Please note: this walk covers a variety of terrain, over 3.3km (2 miles) and may be unsuitable for those with limited mobility. Suitable for over-16s only.

FREE ACTIVITY – BOOKING ESSENTIAL AS PLACES ARE LIMITED!

Book online on our Yapsody page.

This tour is provided thanks to the support of the Heritage Lottery Fund.

 

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Sep
9
Sat
Guided Tour of Duffus Castle (HHA2017) @ Duffus Castle
Sep 9 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

DUFFUS CASTLE

Guided Tour of Duffus Castle

Saturday 9th September 2017 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Meet at the Duffus Castle car park.

Take a step back in time ot the medieval period, and learn about the challenges facing our historic sites, on this tour of Duffus Castle, Moray. Led by “The Castle Hunter” David Weinczok and Historic Environment Scotland’s District Architect Mike Pendery.

Please note: this walk covers a variety of terrain, and is unsuitable for those with limited mobility. Limited car parking available on site – please car share where possible.

FREE ACTIVITY – BOOKING ESSENTIAL AS PLACES ARE LIMITED!

Book online on our Yapsody page.

This tour is provided thanks to the support of the Heritage Lottery Fund.

 

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Sep
22
Fri
Moray Society Lecture Series 2017/18: Architectural Heritage at Kinloss, Covesea and Portgordon @ Elgin Museum
Sep 22 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

The Moray Society Lecture Series: Winter 2017/18

Architectural Heritage at Kinloss, Covesea and Portgordon, and the challenges of providing public access. 

A talk by Dr Nick Brown, Architect, NB Planning and Architecture, Cullen

7.30pm Friday 22nd September, 2017

Entry: £3, members £2, students £1.50

Elgin Museum Hall: Doors open at 7 pm

 

Sep
23
Sat
Doors Open Days – Architecture Paper Crafts (HHA2017) @ Elgin Museum
Sep 23 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Saturday 23rd September 2017, 11am – 1pm

Elgin Museum with HHA logo

Doors Open Days – Architecture Paper Crafts – Drop-in activity

Explore our beautiful A-Listed Museum and help us celebrate Doors Open Days 2017 as we recreate the Museum building in miniature. You will also be able to try a variety of other architecture themed paper crafts.

Please note: suitable for all ages, children must be accompanied by an adult.

Free activity – no booking required!

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Oct
4
Wed
New art exhibition – Aileen Neillie: Gone to Seed @ Elgin Museum
Oct 4 @ 11:00 am – Nov 4 @ 4:00 pm

New Art Exhibition

Art Exhibition: Gone to Seed

Aileen Neillie: Gone to Seed

Wednesday 4th October 2017 – Saturday 4th November 2017

Oct
13
Fri
Moray Society Lecture Series 2017/18: Whisky in the Cabrach @ Elgin Museum
Oct 13 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

The Moray Society Lecture Series: Winter 2017/18

Whisky in the Cabrach: illicit stills and the early legal distilleries

A talk by Colin Mackenzie, Architect and Trustee of The Cabrach Trust

7.30pm Friday 13th October, 2017

Entry: £3, members £2, students £1.50

Elgin Museum Hall: Doors open at 7 pm

 

Oct
14
Sat
Ogham Pendants – Family Drop-In Activity (HHA2017) @ Elgin Museum
Oct 14 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Saturday 14th October 2017, 11am – 1pm

Elgin Museum in Ogham script

Ogham Pendants

Learn how to write your name in ancient Ogham and make your own decorated clay pendant.

Free Activity, no booking required.

Please note: all children must be accompanied by an adult.

Be prepared to get messy – please dress appropriately!

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Oct
18
Wed
The Egyptians – Family Drop-In Activity (HHA2017) @ Elgin Museum
Oct 18 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Wednesday 18th October 2017, 11am – 1pm

Egyptian painted frieze

The Egyptians

Learn how to write like an ancient Egyptian, make your own Pharaoh’s cartouche, mummy pencil or pyramid, at this family drop in activity.

Free Activity, no booking required.

Please note: all children must be accompanied by an adult.

Be prepared to get messy – please dress appropriately!

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Oct
27
Fri
Late Night Spooktacular – Day of the Dead (Museums at Night) @ Elgin Museum
Oct 27 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Late Night Spooktacular – Day of the Dead

Late night opening Friday 27th October 5.00pm – 7.00pm

Day of the Dead Late night opening at the Museum

Celebrating Museums at Night with late night opening at Elgin Museum!

Dare you visit the Museum after hours? Join us for some Hallowe’en fun, learn about Dia de los Muertos, and try your at hand a creating your own Day of the Dead skull mask. Spooky fancy dress is optional, but encouraged! All ages are welcome!

Free entry – donations welcome

Please note: all children must be accompanied by an adult.

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