Here you'll find past National Museum Scotland press releases.

2014 press releases.

Here you'll find our press releases from 2014.

2013 Archive: Mammoths of the Ice Age

The exhibition runs from Friday 24 January to Sunday 20 April 2014 at National Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street, Edinburgh.

National Museums Scotland will present a major exhibition in 2014 exploring the mysteries of the Ice Age and revealing what life was like for the iconic mammals of this era; the mammoth and the mastodon.

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2013 Archive: Kabuki: Japanese Theatre Prints

The exhibition runs from Friday 4 October 2013 to Sunday 2 February 2014 at National Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street, Edinburgh. Free entry.

A new exhibition at the National Museum of Scotland reveals the spectacular artwork and larger-than-life characters from a 19th century Japanese cultural phenomenon. Kabuki: Japanese Theatre Prints offers a unique chance to see the highlights of National Museums Scotland’s collection of Japanese woodblock prints.

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2014 Archive: Exhibitions programme

Mammoths, Ming and First World War Centenary lead the 2014 exhibitions programme at National Museums Scotland.

Mammoths, Ming and First World War Centenary lead the 2014 exhibitions programme at National Museums Scotland.

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2014 Archive: Museum Lates: Night of the Mammoths

Friday 28 February 2014, 7pm - 10.30pm National Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street, Edinburgh.

The date of the next Museum Lates event at the National Museum of Scotland has been announced as Friday 28 February 2014.

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2014 Archive: Game Masters tickets now on sale

Thursday 30 October, 2014

Tickets are now on sale for the hotly anticipated exhibition Game Masters, which opens on Friday 5 December at the National Museum of Scotland.

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2014 Archive: Wellcome Trust grant to create Scottish centre for scientific engagement

Wednesday 29 October, 2014

The Wellcome Trust has today announced significant funding towards the creation of six new galleries of Science and Technology at the National Museum of Scotland, opening in 2016.

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Miniature painting of the court of the Nawab of Bengal, Alivardi Khan, by a Murshidabad artist, ca. 1750. Miniature painting of the court of the Nawab of Bengal, Alivardi Khan, by a Murshidabad artist, ca. 1750.

2014 Archive: National Museums Scotland announces new exhibition, Indian Encounters

Friday 17 October, 2014

National Museums Scotland is proud to announce a new exhibition, Indian Encounters, will open at the National Museum of Scotland on Friday 14 November showcasing a newly commissioned painting Casualty of War, by renowned contemporary British artists The Singh Twins.

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2014 Archive: Heritage Lottery Fund grants £1.3m for National Museum of Flight redevelopment

Thursday 16 October, 2014

National Museums Scotland is delighted to announce that the Heritage Lottery Fund has confirmed a grant of £1.3 million to help fund the transformation of two hangars at the National Museum of Flight at East Fortune in East Lothian.

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2014 Archive: Rare May Morris embroideries saved for the nation

Wednesday 23 July, 2014

National Museums Scotland is delighted to announce that a pair of rare embroidered hangings by the Arts and Crafts designer, May Morris has been saved for the nation.

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2014 Archive: Acquisition of rare cabinet painted by Whistler

Wednesday 23 April, 2014

National Museums Scotland has acquired a magnificent maple cabinet designed by Edward William Godwin and painted by the renowned artist, James Abbott McNeill Whistler.

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2014 Archive: Heritage Lottery Fund grants £4.85 million

Tuesday 3 June, 2014

National Museums Scotland is delighted to announce that the Heritage Lottery Fund has confirmed a grant of £4.85 million to help fund the implementation of the next stage of the Masterplan for the National Museum of Scotland.

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