Monthly Archives: April 2016

Orcadian Artefacts

Dr Hugo Anderson-Whymark, University of York,┬átells us about some of his work on stone tools from Orkney: The prehistoric monuments of Orkney are well known, but the stone tools found on the archipelago have received far less attention. In order … Continue reading

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A Student’s Night of Ice and Fire

One of our Museum Studies students tells us what she thought of the recent Museum Late: Ice and Fire: The University of Aberdeen Museums recently hosted their first Museums Late: Fire and Ice, an evening event catering to the 18+ … Continue reading

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Student Favourites

Student volunteers help out all around the museums; welcoming visitors to exhibitions, cleaning and cataloguing objects, and volunteering at our events. As well as this societies such as the Malt Whisky Society and the Celtic Society have been teaming up … Continue reading

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#Zoom in on Yoruban Aroko

King’s museum volunteer, Rachel tells us about one of her favourite objects in the current exhibition; a Yoruban Aroko: As part of #MuseumWeek, let’s #zoom in on one of the objects in the current MacGregor exhibition… Strange as it might … Continue reading

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