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

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

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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Stainless Steel Necklace2

Exhibition
New to the National Collection

19 Sep - 22 Feb 2015

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

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Miniature painting of the court of the Nawab of Bengal

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Indian Encounters

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

Explore the changing relationships between Great Britain 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, 18:00

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 celebration of Scottish craft as they showcase the design, processes and techniques behind their work. Makers from a variety of disciplines will give a rare behind the scenes look at their craft work.

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Cloud cabinet

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Annual Open Meeting

25 Nov 2014
18:00-20:00

Join us for the Annual Open Meeting to find out more about our collections, the work that we do, and to hear about our plans for the future across all our museums

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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 celebration of Scottish craft as they showcase the design, processes and techniques behind their work.

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Game Masters (3)

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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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