Tag Archives: Aberdeen University Museums

Commemorating World War One

In this week’s blog Curatorial Assistant Laura tells us about putting together the first year of a four year commemorative World War One exhibit. The exhibit can be seen in the King’s College Ante-Chapel and will explore a different theme … Continue reading

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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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