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Wellbeing Week: Mindful Art at the Museum

19 May 2024
11:30 - 12:30

Meet at the Tower Entrance, Level 1

£10, £8 Members and Conc.

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An adult and a child sit on stools sketching infront of a case of taxidermy.

Two visitors sketch in our Natural World galleries.

© Ruth Armstrong Photgraphy

Two visitors sketch in our Natural World galleries.

© Ruth Armstrong Photgraphy

Join artist Kayleigh McCallum and mindfulness practitioner Charlene Duncan for mindful sketching in our galleries.

This small group session in our galleries will start with a short introduction to mindfulness, followed by guided sketching and then some final mindfulness exercises. Sessions are led by Mindful Art.

Suitable for all levels, including complete beginners. All materials will be provided. All ages welcome, but recommended age 8+.

This event is part of our Wellbeing Week, Monday 13–Sunday 19 May, to celebrate Mental Health Awareness Week.

Find out how else to support your wellbeing using National Museums Scotland and the collections. 

On the day

  • Meet at the Tower Entrance. On arrival, a member of staff will meet you and take you to the location of the sketching session. Chairs will be provided.
  • The event is accessible to participants using wheelchairs or those with mobility issues.
  • All routes and activities will be accessible by lift.
Staff member points out something on a map to visitors in the entrance hall

Plan your visit

National Museum of Scotland
Chambers Street
Edinburgh
EH1 1JF

Visiting information can be found on our Plan Your Visit pages.

Plan your visit

Access

We want everyone who comes to our museums to enjoy their time with us and make the most of their visit. 

  • There is level access to the Museum via the main doors to the Entrance Hall on Chambers Street and the Tower entrance at the corner of Chambers Street and George IV Bridge.  
  • Lifts are available to all floors and accessible toilets are available on Levels 0 and 3, as well as a Changing Places (U) toilet in the Entrance Hall on Level 0. 
  • Wheelchairs are available for loan at no charge. Please note wheelchairs cannot be booked in advance. On arrival, ask about availability at the Information Desk. Small mobility scooters are permitted inside the museum.
  • There is an induction loop in the Auditorium. 
  • Guide dogs, hearing dogs and other recognised assistance dogs are admitted. 

Find out more about our access information. If you have any questions about accessing this event, please email us in advance at publicevents@nms.ac.uk.

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