Events Calendar

Apr
4
Thu
Pictish Warriors – Family Activity @ Elgin Museum
Apr 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Pictish Warriors

Family Activity

Thursday 4th April 2019, 10.00 am – 12.00 pm

Find out more about the Picts then design and paint your own miniature metal Pictish Warrior to take home. This activity must be booked in advance. To reserve your place, contact Jen Kelshaw at: elginmuseumlearning@gmail.com

Suitable for ages 8 plus, under 16s must be accompanied.

Free entry, donations welcomed.

 

Apr
5
Fri
Treasure Trove: Finds Drop-in Event @ Elgin Museum Side Hall
Apr 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Treasure Trove logo

TREASURE TROVE

FINDS DROP-IN EVENT

Friday 5th April, 6.00 pm – 8.00 pm

Bring along your finds for identification and declaration to Treasure Trove. From metal detecting, fieldwalking or any other stray finds, all objects are welcomed!

Apr
6
Sat
Treasure Trove Finds Day (by appointment) @ Elgin Museum Side Hall
Apr 6 @ 9:30 am – 2:00 pm

TREASURE TROVE

FINDS DAY – BY APPOINTMENT

Saturday 6th April, 9.30 am 2.00 pm

If you have large numbers of finds for identification and reporting to Treasure Trove, please contact us by email or telephone to book an appointment.

Tel: 01343 543675 // Email: curator@elginmuseum.org.uk

Treasure Trove: Finds Drop-in Event @ Elgin Museum Side Hall
Apr 6 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Treasure Trove logo

TREASURE TROVE

FINDS DROP-IN EVENT

Saturday 6th April, 2.00 pm – 4.00 pm

Bring along your finds for identification and declaration to Treasure Trove. From metal detecting, fieldwalking or any other stray finds, all objects are welcomed!

Apr
9
Tue
Mini Monoliths – Family Drop-in Activity @ Elgin Museum
Apr 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Mini Monoliths

Family Drop-in Activity

Tuesday 9th April 2019, 10.00 am – 12.00 pm

Pictish and Early Medieval Carved Stones

Let our fantastic Pictish carved stones from all around Moray inspire you to design and make your own miniature version!

Suitable for ages 5 plus, under 16s must be accompanied.

Free entry, donations welcomed.

 

Apr
13
Sat
YOUNG MARVELS: Fabulous Faberge Eggs – Drop-in Activity @ Elgin Museum
Apr 13 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

YOUNG MARVELS

Fabulous Faberge Eggs

Drop-in Activity

Saturday 13th April 2019, 11.00 am – 1.00 pm

Have fun making some spectacularly sparkly egg decorations inspired by the world famous extravagant Fabergé ornaments. Not a Young Marvel? Come along and join on the day!

Suitable for ages 5 plus, under 16s must be accompanied.

Free entry, donations welcomed.

 

Apr
26
Fri
The Moray Society AGM 2019 @ Elgin Museum Side Hall
Apr 26 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm

The Moray Society AGM 2019

Friday 26th April 2019, 6.30 pm – 7.00 pm

AGM 2019 Papers (pdf 212KB)

 

Meet the Artefacts – Cheese & Wine Evening @ Elgin Museum
Apr 26 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Meet the Artefacts – Cheese and Wine Evening

Friday 26 April 2019, at 7.30 pm

Elgin Museum building

Elgin Museum would be delighted if you would accept an invitation to our fundraising evening. Your chance to see, and hear about, rarely seen artefacts, the plans for the coming season and to view the changes that are taking place in the museum.

Free entry – donations welcomed.

Elgin Museum thanks you for your continued support.

May
4
Sat
MUSEUM CLOSED
May 4 all-day

The Museum will be closed to all visitors on Saturday 4th May 2019 as we are hosting a wedding.

We will be open as usual on Monday 6th May 2019.

May
18
Sat
Art Exhibition: Textiles in Time @ Elgin Museum
May 18 @ 11:00 am – Jun 28 @ 4:00 pm

Textiles in Time

Avril C. Clark

Saturday 18th May 2019 – Friday 28th June 2019

Pomegranate, textile art by Avril C. Clark

Avril C. Clark was born and educated in Glasgow, and qualified from Glasgow School of Art in Textile Design in 1976. Since moving to Moray in 1978, she has been involved in both Secondary and Primary sectors of Education, teaching Art and Design. She has regularly run evening classes in Fabric Crafts in Moray and, more recently, one day a week in Veronique’s of Elgin.

In 1988 Avril formed the Speyside Quilters group, a group that meets fortnightly in Fochabers with a membership of 30 adults who both provide and attend various Creative Textile Workshops.

Making the most of the “Social Media” revolution, Avril now likes to share her various textile activities on Instagram.

In recent years, Avril has exhibited with Speyside Quilters, Fochabers; Highland Quilters, Inverness; The Warehouse, Banff; The National Patchwork Championships, in Ascot and Perth; Just Art, Fochabers; sixStitch, Inverness (Oct-Nov 2002) and Peebles (March-May 2003); Moray Art & Design Teachers, Elgin (May 2004 & Nov 2005); The Moray Arts New Dimensions Elgin (June 2004) and Members exhibition (March 2005); Off The Wall, Delta Studios Larbert (Nov 2004); More Fabric Inspirations, Galashiels (July/August 2006). She has also had projects published in “Popular Patchwork”.

 

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