Detail from Bayi Minyjirral 2013 © Danie Mellor (1)

Exhibition
Primordial : SuperNaturalBayiMinyjirral

1 Aug - 23 Nov 2014

An intriguing exhibition devised by acclaimed contemporary Australian artist Danie Mellor.

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Magic Carpet

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Magic Carpet

3 Sep - 17 Dec 2014
Every Wednesday 10:30-10:55, 11:30-11:55 (no Magic Carpet on 15 Oct)

Take a trip on the Magic Carpet to explore the fantastic things in the collection.

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Magic Carpet Minis (1)

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Magic Carpet Minis

4 Sep - 18 Dec 2014
Every Thursday 10:30-10:50, 11:30-11:50 (no Magic Carpet on 16 October)

Take a trip on the Magic Carpet, especially for very little ones, to explore the fantastic things in the National Museum of Scotland.

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Feely Friday Yoga Stoat

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Feely Friday

5 Sep - 19 Dec 2014
Every Friday 13:30-16:30

Join us each Friday afternoon during term time to explore real and replica objects from our fascinating handling collections.

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Connect Shop

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Shop clearance sale

5 Sep - 29 Sep 2014
10:00-17:00

We are holding a major sale and stock clearance at the National Museum of Scotland, starting on Friday 5 September.

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Stainless Steel Necklace2

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New to the National Collections

19 Sep - 22 Feb 2015
10:00-17:00

New to the National Collection showcases the latest additions to National Museums’ collections including objects that will feature in ten new galleries in 2016.

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Explorathon

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Meet the Experts

26 Sep 2014
13:00-16:30

Find out what researchers get up to and see some of their inventions as part of Explorathon 14.

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Hispanic Festival bull

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Flamenco Ad Libitum Flashmob

10 Oct 2014
13:00 onwards

Join us for an unmissable live event featuring Flamenco music and dance performance for the Hispanic Festival 2014.

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Octob-aaargh-cat-skulls

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Octob-aaargh!

11 Oct - 19 Oct 2014
12:00-16:00

Join us this October half-term for all sorts of scary, spooky and weird goings on.

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Tales of a Granny

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Tales of a Granny

25 Oct - 26 Oct 2014
11:00-13:00

Join us to discover the tales, songs and the beautiful and strange things from Scotland's past.

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Miniature painting of the court of the Nawab of Bengal

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Indian Encounters : Perspectives of 18th and 19th century India

14 Nov - 1 Mar 2015
10:00-17:00

Explore the changing relationships between Great Britian and India during the 18th and 19th centuries through the lives of two men with very different experiences of British imperial rule.

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Auditorium adult audience

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Being Human Festival

18 Nov 2014
12:30, 15:00, 18:30

Two film screenings and a panel discussion about Being Human, part of a UK wide festival of the humanities.

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Little Axe Cushions

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Meet Your Maker: Textiles & Ceramics

22 Nov - 23 Nov 2014
10:00-16:00

Join six craft makers in a celebration of Scottish craft over two weekends at Meet Your Maker.

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Grainne Morton Butterfly Necklace2

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Meet Your Maker: Jewellery

29 Nov - 30 Nov 2014
10:00-16:00

Join six craft makers in a celebration of Scottish craft over two weekends at Meet Your Maker.

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World of Warcraft, courtesy of Blizzard Entertainment Inc.

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Game Masters

5 Dec - 20 Apr 2015

Featuring over 100 playable games, Game Masters showcases the work of more than 30 leading videogame designers.

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Christmas Crafternoon Bauble

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Christmas Crafternoon

6 Dec - 7 Dec 2014
12:00-16:00

Come and make a lovely festive decoration inspired by our collections at National Museum of Scotland.

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Christmas Crafternoon Bauble

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Christmas Crafternoon 2

13 Dec - 14 Dec 2014
12:00-16:00

Come and make a lovely festive decoration inspired by our collections at National Museum of Scotland.

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Rabchristmas

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Rab's Video Game Christmas Morning

13 Dec 2014
14:00-15:30

Reminisce with Rab Florence as he leads us on a nostalgic trip through our Christmas morning video game memories.

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Girl in Santa Hat

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Christmas Choirs

14 Dec 2014
13:00-16:00

Get into the festive spirit with Christmas concerts from local choirs at National Museum of Scotland.

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Weito

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Christmas Art Competition

27 Dec - 30 Dec 2014
10:30-16:30

Be inspired by the museum and get drawing in our annual art competition at National Museum of Scotland.

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Hogmanay1

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Hogmanay Family Ceilidh

31 Dec 2014
14:00-15:30

Celebrate with an afternoon of whirling and birling at National Museum of Scotland.

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