Monthly Archives: October 2014

Spooky Spotlight – The Witching hour

Welcome to a week of Spooky Spotlights! To celebrate Halloween we will be delving into the Museum’s collections and putting the spotlight on the terrifyingly gruesome & frighteningly peculiar objects that lurk in the stores… An enduring Halloween icon is the witch, so the … Continue reading

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Spooky Spotlight – Bats Galore

Welcome to a week of Spooky Spotlights! To celebrate Halloween we will be delving into the Museum’s collections and putting the spotlight on the terrifyingly gruesome & frighteningly peculiar objects that lurk in the stores… Since Bram Stoker’s Gothic horror ‘Dracula’ was published in … Continue reading

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Spooky Spotlight – A Devil in Disguise?

Welcome to a week of Spooky Spotlights! To celebrate Halloween we will be delving into the Museum’s collections and putting the spotlight on the terrifyingly gruesome & frighteningly peculiar objects that lurk in the stores… For today’s spooky spotlight the light shines closer to … Continue reading

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Spooky Spotlight – Deathly Depiction

Welcome to a week of Spooky Spotlights! To celebrate Halloween we will be delving into the Museum’s collections and putting the spotlight on the terrifyingly gruesome & frighteningly peculiar objects that lurk in the stores… In Mexico, instead of Halloween, the Day of the … Continue reading

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Spooky Spotlight – Bit of a Shocker

Welcome to a week of Spooky Spotlights! To celebrate Halloween we will be delving into the Museum’s collections and putting the spotlight on the terrifyingly gruesome & frighteningly peculiar objects that lurk in the stores… The first spooky spotlight falls on this ‘shocking’ curiosity. … Continue reading

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The Imagination Museum

Last weekend at the Zoology Museum we welcomed the Made by Katie Green Dance Company as part of the DanceLive Festival for very special performances of the piece ‘The Imagination Museum.’ Curatorial Assistant Laura tells us more about this quirky … Continue reading

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Sketching skeletons and other curious creatures

In this blog Bibo Weber-Keeley, an Aberdeen artist and HND student of Art and Design at North East Scotland College, tells us about her drawing experience at the Zoology Museum on 17 September 2014. Three weeks into starting the Art and Design … Continue reading

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